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
Online event July 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Intro to MAUI, new in Xam.Forms, Serverless on Azure, Github Pages Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Speaker: Gomolemo Mohapi Session 1 Introduction to MAUI and What's New from... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270457552/
Online event August 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Power Apps AI Builder, Javascript in the Cloud, Building Beautiful Xamarin Apps Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, August 19 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Speaker: Allan Pead Session 1 “Why do you hate flowers?” Many customers ref... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270477345/
Online event September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Fifth Lock-down Online Virtual Event Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Session 1: Be productive wherever you are with Visual Studio Codespaces. Sp... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270478439/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) October 17, 2020 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am Hands On: IoT and AI Hack - (Mobile) Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Saturday, October 17 at 9:00 AM This is a very optimistic placeholder for the next IoT and AI hack day. We have some fun things planned! Stay tuned for details!! https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270422587/
Online event October 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Sixth Lock-down Online Virtual Event Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Session 1: TBA Speaker: Jim Bennett Session 2: TBA Speaker: TBA Session... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270625077/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) December 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Introduction to Docker + Introducing HttpClientFactory Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Thursday, December 10 at 6:30 PM Session 1 Introduction to Docker Speaker: Quentin Barnard This talk covers the journey from server to VM's to Docker. It covers the ideas and need for... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/268882348/

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
Online event July 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Intro to MAUI, new in Xam.Forms, Serverless on Azure, Github Pages Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Speaker: Gomolemo Mohapi Session 1 Introduction to MAUI and What's New from... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270457576/
Online event August 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Power Apps AI Builder, Javascript in the Cloud, Building Beautiful Xamarin Apps Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Wednesday, August 19 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Speaker: Allan Pead Session 1 “Why do you hate flowers?” Many customers ref... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270477394/
Online event September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Fifth Lock-down Online Virtual Event Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Session 1: Be productive wherever you are with Visual Studio Codespaces. Sp... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270478798/
Online event October 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Sixth Lock-down Online Virtual Event Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Session 1: TBA Speaker: Jim Bennett Session 2: TBA Speaker: TBA Session 3 S... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270625091/

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
Online event July 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Intro to MAUI, new in Xam.Forms, Serverless on Azure, Github Pages Durban MS Developer User Group (@DBNMSDUG) Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Speaker: Gomolemo Mohapi Session 1 Introduction to MAUI and What's New from... https://www.meetup.com/Durban-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270457581/
Online event August 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Power Apps AI Builder, Javascript in the Cloud, Building Beautiful Xamarin Apps Durban MS Developer User Group (@DBNMSDUG) Wednesday, August 19 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Speaker: Allan Pead Session 1 “Why do you hate flowers?” Many customers ref... https://www.meetup.com/Durban-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270477391/
Online event September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Fifth Lock-down Online Virtual Event Durban MS Developer User Group (@DBNMSDUG) Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Session 1: Be productive wherever you are with Visual Studio Codespaces. Sp... https://www.meetup.com/Durban-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270478806/
Online event October 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MSDUG United: Sixth Lock-down Online Virtual Event Durban MS Developer User Group (@DBNMSDUG) Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 PM Agenda Intro Session What's new and what's all happening in the community? Session 1: TBA Speaker: Jim Bennett Session 2: TBA Speaker: TBA Session 3 S... https://www.meetup.com/Durban-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/270625102/

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