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Brentwood Public Library

8109 Concord Road
Brentwood, TN 37024, us (map)

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  • Saturday
    Jul 15 2017
    SLGDN Field Trip w/ Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

    This event is organized and sponsored by the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society, and promoted by the State & Local Government Developers Network. Open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

    Presentation: Middle Tennesseans in the Mexican War and Repatriating those Killed in Action at the 1846 Battle of Monterrey, Mexico Speaker: Dr. Derek Frisby, PhD.

    Dr. Derek Frisby will talk about his project to ultimately repatriate the remains of US Soldiers killed and buried in Monterrey, using genealogy and DNA analysis. Many of these soldiers were from Middle Tennessee.

    Derek W. Frisby is a Faculty Coordinator in the Office of International Affairs and an Associate Professor in the Global Studies and Geography program at Middle Tennessee State University teaching Tennessee, US, and military history. He is a Middle Tennessee native, MTSU alum, and US Marine Corps veteran whose research interests deal with military occupation and reconstruction strategies. Frisby received his doctoral degree from the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and has authored numerous articles and essays dealing with Tennessee’s Civil War occupation and Reconstruction experiences. He is completing his first book dealing with southerners who remained loyal to the Union during the Civil War and their role in the region’s occupation and restoration.

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  • Wednesday
    Jul 12 2017
    We will code together and share learning topics related to Xamarin

    Any participants can demo things they have learned, demo projects or discuss strategies for learning new technology.  There will be a short demo showing the Azure dashboard and strategies for using Azure as a back end. We will also hear a brief summary from a book called "Developer Hegemony" which is relevant to developers striving to figure out where they fit in the developer world once they have several years of development under their belt and wish to move from a developer role within a company to a consult role. 

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  • Wednesday
    Jun 14 2017
    Xamarin Learning Group

    Please feel free to show some things you are learning. I will show how I am using Xamarin as a backend for a web site and eventually my xamarin app. I will be bringing equipment so we will be able to project. This meeting is drop in style so if you can't be there at 5:00 pm that is not a problem. 

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  • Monday
    May 8 2017
    May Xamarin Learning Meetup

    We will meet and code. Feel free to demo something you are working on or discuss a topic. I recently attended the Azure workshop and will discuss how you can use Azure as the backend for your Xamarin apps. 

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  • Wednesday
    Apr 5 2017
    First Xamarin Learning Group Meetup and Code

    We will be meeting in the Fall Conference room. The room is reserved from 4 to 7 pm. This is an informal learning group. If you have something you want to demo or a question to ask that is fine otherwise we will work on individual projects. 

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  • Saturday
    Mar 18 2017
    Field Trip w/ Genealogical Society

    This was very interesting last month and I want to keep having field trips like this with groups that work with records and other "data" so that we can build relationships and just learn new things.

    From an email sent to Middle TN Genealogical Society subscribers: "Nashville, TN, Saturday, March 18, 2017, Middle TN Genealogical Society Time: 1:00 pm. Location: Brentwood Public Library, 8109 Concord Rd., Brentwood, TN, 37027 (Off I-65) All MTGS Meeting for 2017 will be held at the Brentwood Public Library.

    Program: SMILE! You are on Gen. Cam! We are excited to present “Caring for and Using Photographs in Family Research” Speaker: Carol Roberts, Conservation Manager at the TN State Library & Archives. Her responsibility is to oversee the preservation work in the conservation lab & assist with programs to preserve historic records housed at TSLA. She is charged with the care & preservation of the state’s historic governmental documents, maps, books, photographs & many other types of media. Carol has been a long time staff member at TSLA. In October of 2013, she received the John H. Thweatt Archival Advancement Award for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of archives and archival issues within Tennessee. Carol has been involved with many projects in TN and has conducted many workshops. Carol is an expert in her field and we look forward to her presentation."

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