Xamarin Events in South Africa

UPDATE

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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) March 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Usability vs performance and Serverless Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, March 27 at 6:30 PM Session 1 Usability vs performance Users appreciate pages being usable and interactive soon after they're visually ready. User Interface interactions ... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/258639550/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) April 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Visual Studio 2019 Launch Local Event Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 PM Join us for a post-launch party for Visual Studio 2019! More details to follow... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/258970639/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) April 27, 2019 at 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Global Azure Bootcamp Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 AM Register here: https://global.azurebootcamp.net/locations/global-azure-bootcamp-cape-town/ Welcome to Global Azure Bootcamp! All around the world user... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/259464104/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) May 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm .Net Core Global Tools and PowerShell Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 PM Session 1 "Five ways IT Pros use PowerShell" Time is precious for the IT professional. Automation is a key to working efficiently in IT environments. ... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/259012399/
  June 15, 2019 at 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Save the Date! Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Saturday, June 15 at 8:00 AM Save the Date!!! Agenda: TBA https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/259464271/
Microsoft Campus Cape Town (2nd Floor, Engen House, Raapenburg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa) June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm All about Azure IoT, Azure Sphere and Angular for C# Developers Cape Town MS Developer User Group (@CPTMSDUG) Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM Session 1 Angular for C# Developers Speaker: Samuel M. Molahloe Session 2 Let's talk Azure IoT All about devices, Azure IoT Hubs and Azure Sphere Get ... https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/259464233/

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) April 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Visual Studio 2019 Launch Local Event Johannesburg MS Developer User Group (@JHBMSDUG) Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 PM Join us for a post-launch party for Visual Studio 2019! More details to follow... https://www.meetup.com/Johannesburg-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/258983827/

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
  April 6, 2019 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Whats new in Visual Studio 2019 Durban MS Developer User Group (@DBNMSDUG) Saturday, April 6 at 10:00 AM Visual Studio 2019 is here! Join us for a session of awesome Visual Studio 2019 technical content to celebrate the launch and get you up to speed with... https://www.meetup.com/Durban-Ms-Dev-User-Group/events/259044855/