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 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Where to Start with .NET Core and then Writing an emulator in .NET Core Skia# Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 PM Session 1 .Net Core is open source, but where do you start? Speaker: Colin Bob As a programmer, one of the principle learning tools that I have been t... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/262285246/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) October 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm NET Conf Local Event - Cape Town Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, October 30 at 6:30 PM .NET Conf is a free, 3 day virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. This year, .NET Core 3.0 launches at .NET Conf! ... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/263608042/
  November 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Last CPTMSDUG Event of the year - TBA Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, November 20 at 6:30 PM TBA https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/262285259/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) November 23, 2019 at 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Hands on IoT and AI - Hackathon Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Saturday, November 23 at 8:00 AM Registration opening soon https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/264877770/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) November 30, 2019 at 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Global Microsoft 365 Developer Bootcamp Cape Town Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Saturday, November 30 at 9:00 AM Office 365 provides seamlessly integrated workplace productivity apps that connect and support employees. With more than 155 million monthly active us... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/264334280/

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 (3012 William Nicol Dr, Johannesburg, GP, South Africa 2031) November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Democratizing & Accelerating AI Through Automated Machine Learning Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 PM Learn how to use the newly announced Microsoft AutoML tooling to automatically generate a model and underlying code. You provide your dataset and the ... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/262249650/

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:

No upcoming events

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