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  • IT Professionals
  • Developers
  • Small Business Owners

Next Meetings

(all on 3rd Saturdays)

  • May 18, 2019
  • June 15, 2019
  • July 20, 2019
  • August 17, 2019
  • September 21,  2019
  • October 19, 2019
  • November 16, 2019
  • December 21, 2019

Here’s what we plan for our May 18th meeting:

(Special Interest Groups)

  • HTPC/Home Automation – 8:00 am 
    Home Theater (or Media) PCs and Home Automation come in an endless range of capability, complexity and price.  Come join us as we cover this new & exciting area. Home Automation covers everything from setting your thermostat to having your refrigerator order milk.  Join us!
  • Microsoft PowerShell – 8:00 – 10:00 am
    The first hour starting at 8:00 am, we cover topics and demonstrations that come up in informal discussion

    At 9am, Nate Ferrell will discuss his command line prompt function and also his experiences while attending the 2019 Microsoft PowerShell Summit conference.

  • Windows Tips & Tricks  9:00 – 11:00 am.
    Open Q & A. If you have a “troubled” system, contact Chuck or Gil for a possible “Live, No Net” troubleshooting session in front of the group.


  • Making Money Online – 9:00 am
    In MMO for May, we will discuss alternative social media such as Gab, Minds, Bitchute, and a few others.
  • Microsoft Office Suite 9:00 am –  ???
    • [9:00 am] Excel – Frank Tubbs will be returning with exciting topics on Excel.  Q&A always an option.  
    • [10:30 am or so] MS Word/MS PowerPoint/MS Publisherwill not officially meet in May or in the future. But Sharon Dorsey will be at the meetings and will be available to answer any questions related to those three programs. Find her in the hallway or one of the rooms and she can locate a room for y’all t meet in.  


  • AppDev  10:00 am – Noon
    Chris Morgan will present on Chapter 2 of the book ‘Eloquent JavaScript’ – JavaScript program structure. Topics will include control structures, conditional statements, looping, functions, expressions and statements, commenting, and the console.log() function.
  • Wireless Communication – 12:30 pm
    In our May SIG meeting, we will be looking at videos related to telemarketing and computer generated phone calls. Sadly, Dallas is number three in the nation for annoyance phone calls.