Xamarin Events in South Africa

UPDATE

I have created a better page for these events. Although the content of this new page is almost identical to this page, It looks way better. Be sure to check it out here and share to with your South African family/friends/colleagues/developers.

ORIGINAL

Every month, three cities across South Africa have User Groups for anyone interested in Xamarin. These events range from hands-on development to interesting talks related to Xamarin development.

There are user group meetups in 3 major cities:

Cape Town Xamarin User Group

As I stay in Cape Town, I always attend this User Group. We often discuss a wide variety of Xamarin-related topics.

We meet the second-last Thursday every month:

Location When Summary Description
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) October 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm .NET Conf Local Event - Cape Town Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30 PM Agenda 1. Introduction (10m) 2. Debugging in Visual Studio with RevDebug 3. Docker, Flyway and docker-sql-linux in a Continuous Integration Pipeline.... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/252930675/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) November 10, 2018 at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm MonkeyFest 2018 Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Saturday, November 10 at 9:00 AM A FULL DAY OF XAMARIN GOODNESS. ALL OVER THE PLANET MonkeyFest is going global this year with the Bootcamp Edition. Special day events will take place... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/253946366/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) November 21, 2018 at 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Azure DevOps Local Launch Event Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, November 21 at 6:30 PM Finally, we can talk about it...Azure DevOps! Join us for our local launch event and hear about the latest DevOps offering from Microsoft which was an... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/253840249/

Gauteng Xamarin User Group

Fairly often, I will come and visit this user group to say hi, and maybe present. Although I am not always there, the presenters / organizers are very good.

These guys meet almost every second Tuesday of the month:

Location When Summary Description
Microsoft Bryanston Office (3012 William Nicol Drive, Bryanston, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa) October 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm An evening with Scott Hanselman Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Tuesday, October 30 at 5:30 PM We are extremely honored and privileged to have Scott Hanselman take some time out of his busy schedule to spend some of it with us here in Johannesbu... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/255447209/

Durban Xamarin User Group

This user group has just started up, but I know Xamarin developers. We are a great bunch, so come along and see what is happening.

Still to be confirmed, they meet the last Thursday of the month:

Location When Summary Description
Amazon 2, Derivco (77 Armstrong Avenue, La Lucia, Durban, Kwazulu-Natal. South Africa, La Lucia, South Africa) October 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Windows Containers and Cross platform DevOps Durban MS Developer User Group (@DBNMSDUG) Monday, October 29 at 6:00 PM We are collaborating with Docker Durban to bring you a jam-packed evening of Windows Containers and Azure DevOps! https://www.meetup.com/Durban-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/255337702/

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