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  • Developers
  • Small Business Owners

Next Meetings

    (all on 3rd Saturdays)
  • August  18, 2018
  • September 15, 2018
  • October  20, 2018
  • November  17, 2018
  • December  15, 2018

         Our August 18th meeting will include …

(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
    In August, the first hour will be the usual open Q&A.  In the second hour (9:00), Josh Miller will present on the topic “some PowerShell hidden features”.

 

  • 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.  In August, we will demonstrate Converting To An SSD Drive.

 

  • Making Money Online – 8:00 am
    MMO SIG topic for August is Mastermind Groups. Come join us !!

 

  • Microsoft Office Suite 9:00 am –  Noon  (New Session)
    Beginning in August, Sue Clark, Frank Tubbs and Sharon Dorsey are combining their knowledge and different versions of Microsoft Office Suite.  Pop-in anytime during the session with your questions about any . . . or all . . . of these five applications in MS Office.Short Presentations in August will include: 9:00 – combining text and splitting combined text into multiple columns in Excel 9:30 – Creating a macro in Excel 10:00 – working with Tabs in Word 10:30 – creating a new presentation in PowerPoint 11:00 – using a template to create a database in Access 11:30 – creating a greeting card in Publisher

 

  • AppDev  10:00 am – Noon
    In August, Tom Perkins will present an INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT AZURE (CLOUD SERVICES AND CLOUD STORAGE)

 

 

  • Windows Inside/Out – 12:30 pm
    • Windows 10 Report Card: looking back at 3 years of updates and improvements
    • Everything 1.4 – demonstration of new features and indexing controls

 

  • Wireless Communication – 12:30 pm
    In August, we will be talking about data breaches that have occurred in 2018. The frequency of data breaches is rising for retail and other businesses.