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Upcoming Events and Meetups

Feb 18

Copenhagen .Net User Group

Please note that this meetup will be in Danish.

Feb 18

NNUG Oslo

This time we have 2 interesting talks:

Feb 18

Meetup .NET Toulouse

François Botte de Metsys nous propose une session avec des démonstrations autour des Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services.

Feb 18

.NET Developers Group Ingolstadt

Ein offenes Networking und Diskussion für alle. Hauptthema: Wie Programmierer Me.GetMotivation() aufrufen.

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