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Published January 11, 2011 to over 20,000 South Florida I.T. Professionals


A Message From Alex Funkhouser 


 
Time to register for Code Camp 2011 held this year at Nova South Eastern University.  Sponsorship opportunities are still available - see 'In The Spotlight' for more details.

You are invited to attend all or any of the upcoming I.T. educational and industry networking events listed below.  If you need to hire IT Professionals or be hired, ask for me at these events.  You can also email  Alex@SherlockTech.com  or call me on 305-651-6500.

Every week you may find your winning number in the 2011 $5,000 candidate referral cash give away by scrolling all the way down to the bottom of this email

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Tech Calendar  Top
Josef Diago Exploring ASP.NET MVC and Ruby on Rails
Open House, Technological University of America
South Florida Microsoft Project User Group Meeting
SFSSUG - Powershell and SQL Coolness
FLUX.ORG - Security with Chimaera
SFIMA - Staffing for the Future
WITI SMART Connections @ Seventh St. Wine Company
Panel Discusses HTML 5 Led By Microsoft's Joe Homnick
S Florida Business Technology Networking Happy Hour
Alex Koval on Migrating Apps To Windows Azure
SFSSUG: Optimizer Details: How it is affected by statistics
2nd Annual Electronic Health Record Symposium
South Florida Code Camp 2011 Coming In February
Joe Healy lights up U of M with Silverlight 
Hot I.T. Jobs - The S. Florida I.T. job market is heating up

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Josef Diago Kicks Off 2011 In Miramar - Exploring ASP.NET MVC and Ruby on Rails

Join us on Tuesday, January 11th at DeVry in Miramar as Josef Diago of Sherlock Technology Staffing discusses Exploring ASP.NET MVC and Ruby on Rails. 


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Informational Open House, Technological University of America

Join us on Wednesday, January 12th, 6PM at the Technological University of America for an Informational Open House  (Broward County, Florida – a complete campus university). The Open House is planned in anticipation of filling new classes beginning Jan 18.

View Invite.
Cocktails & hot snacks will be served so please RSVP ASAP to Terry Suess, tsuess@tuauniversity.org

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South Florida Microsoft Project User Group Meeting

Join us Wednesday, January 12th at Carnival Cruise Lines in Doral as the South Florida Microsoft Project User Group kicks off the New Year with a night of Networking, Presentations, and Q&A. Sponsored by Sherlock Technology Staffing. The evening starts at 5:30 - don't be late! 


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SFSSUG - Powershell and SQL Coolness

Join us Wednesday, January 12th 6:00PM at our West Palm Beach location as Max Trinidad discusses
Powershell and SQL Coolness.  Max is a native of Puerto Rico and has been working with computers since 1979. He has worked with Dbase III/IV, Clipper, RPG, OS/400, OCL/JCL/CL, HTML and most current MS development technologies. He has worked for many years as a Senior IT/Developer and has provided support for Windows Servers 2003/2008, SQL Server Applications, Microsoft Virtualization Technologies, and IBM iSeries, as well as building Visual Studio solutions. In 2009 and 2010 he got his Microsoft MVP award in Powershell.

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FLUX.ORG - Security with Chimaera

Join us Thursday January 13, 6:30PM at Nova Southeastern University, in our regular room.  Mario Santana discusses: Given the odds that an attacker can find a hole in your network or web application, how do you protect the data behind it? One possible answer is sleight of hand. This talk will describe an approach that protects networks and applications by detecting bad actors and invisibly redirecting their attacks

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SFIMA - Staffing for the Future

Join us Thursday January 13th 6:30PM to 8:30PM, Galuppi's Pompano Beach.

Learn the techniques that major companies and corporations put into action to:
  >Scout, identify and recruit talent that fits your needs
  >Shift the way you approach the interview process
  >Revitalize and renew your existing talent pool
  >Identify and establish your digital footprint with Social Media positions

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WITI SMART Connections @ Seventh St. Wine Company

Join us Wednesday, January 19 6PM for an evening of structured and facilitated networking and make the most of your exchange with others!

Local connections are often the most important, so our SMART Connections series in 2011 are shaped to build strong connections at the local South Florida level that complement the connections you can make globally with WITI. 

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Panel Discusses HTML 5 Led By Microsoft's Joe Homnick

Join us Thursday, January 20th in Miami as Microsoft Regional Director Joe Homnick leads a panel to show us HTML 5. Come experience HTML 5 in Visual Studio 2010 as a HTML Page with Intellisense and delivered through the view of ASP.Net MVC (Model-View-Controller) 3. Microsoft is serious about supporting and contributing to the HTML 5 specifications for a better user experience in IE 9 as well as more development choices supporting HTML 5. 

This panel session will give you an early start to knowing what's essential about HTML 5 from a Visual Studio 2010 developer's perspective. We'll review the importance of HTML 5 standards and see some of the latest available HTML 5 elements in action.. We'll then discuss the current support available for HTML 5 when using Visual Studio. Finally, the panel will close with a future roadmap of HTML 5 and Visual Studio.

Space is Limited for this tech dinner event at the Oggi Restaurant so please RSVP rsvp@miamiusersgroup.org


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S Florida Business Technology Networking Happy Hour

Join us Thursday January 20th 5pm to 8pm at the Palm Beach Ritz-Carlton.
**Note, there will be no formal presentations.

Do you like to learn about new technology? Do you like to network with your peers? Do you want to learn about new and emerging technologies? Do you enjoy and adult beverage, especially when its free? If so, then the Business Technology Networking Happy Hour is for you! We also encourage you to bring a colleague who shares your interest in IT.
 
Come and network with your peers and select sponsors at the Palm Beach Ritz-Carlton

Don’t rush - arrive and depart at your convenience - people will be networking from 5pm to 8pm.
  Bring some extra business cards!

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Alex Koval on Migrating Apps To Windows Azure


Join us Tuesday, January 25th in West Palm as Senior Software Architect Alex Koval covers aspect of migrating real-world .Net applications to Windows Azure. He will cover aspects such as migrating your data layer, file repositories, and migration of business logic. Such challenges include migration of third-party components. All techniques will be illustrated with code examples and demos.


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SFSSUG: Optimizer Details: How it works, How it is affected by statistics

Join us Wednesday, January 26th at DeVry University as Grant Fritchley reveals Optimizer Details: How it works, How it is affected by statistics. Grant is a database administrator, he has 20+ years experience in IT including time spent in support and development and has been working with SQL Server since 6.0 back in 1995. He has developed in VB, VB.Net, C# and Java. He volunteers at PASS with the Editorial Committee and is the serving president of the Southern New England SQL Server Users Group (SNESSUG). He was recognized as a Microsoft SQL Server MVP in 2009 and 2010.

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2nd Annual Electronic Health Record Symposium

Join us Thursday, January 27th at Miami Dade College,
Wolfson Campus. The event will bring together local physicians, hospital administrators, practice managers, clinical partners, and vendors to discuss important issues related to information about the process of implementing EHR, including strategies for selecting the right solution for your practice, improving patient care, and increasing productivity.

Special guest and keynote speaker is Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health IT.

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South Florida Code Camp 2011 Coming In February

Join us Saturday, February 12th at Nova Southwestern University in Davie for the 6th Annual South Florida Code Camp. S. Florida Code Camp 2011 is a free, one day geek fest with speakers from the local community and beyond that will be presenting some of the most requested topics like ASP.Net, AJAX, Visual Studio 2010, MVC Framework, Silverlight, WPF, Sharepoint 2010, and SQL Server 2008R2. This event is like Tech-Ed for free but it's community driven by a group of dedicated volunteers and speakers. Breakfast and lunch is included!

Call For Sponsors - South Florida Code Camp

Without the continued and generous sponsorship of prominent South Florida companies, Code Camp would not be possible.  Sponsoring Code Camp at any level is a proactive way to involve your company in the development of S. Florida I.T community.

For more information, visit the Sponsorship page and contact
Dave Norderer daven@computerways.com


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Joe Healy lights up U of M with Silverlight

Join us Thursday, February 24th, all day at the University of Miami, Joe Healy stars in: Light up your Silverlight Apps for Windows 7 Firestarter


To promote your event in our newsletter, please Contact Alex at Alex@SherlockTech.com or at 305-651-6500 


In The Spotlight

Sponsorship Opportunities
Without the continued and generous sponsorship of prominent South Florida companies, Code Camp would not be possible. Sponsoring Code Camp at any level is a proactive way to involve your company in the development of S. Florida I.T community.

Gold sponsorship $2000.00
Silver Sponsorship $1000.00
Active Supporters $500.00

For more information, visit the Sponsorship page and contact
Dave Norderer daven@computerways.com


Meet your I.T. Job Specialist
The new Sherlock Tech App for Windows phone 7 is here
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Help support the I.T. Education of
our local youth in our local high schools through the AOIT 

Purchase "EdBucks" It is the only way to save money and support public education, the AOIT in particular.  
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Friends and Sponsors

E2Marketing
www.e2mktg.com
What are you doing to attract new customers? Tel 954.806.2188


Joe Healy
www.devfish.net
Carp diem.... Building .NET developer communities in Florida by Joe Healy of Microsoft


Referral Cash
Refer Candidates and/or Hiring Managers, receive $500 referral bonus cash with successful placements. Just send an email introduction to Alex@SherlockTech.com




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The most User Friendly Web/Email Hosting company, with the fastest customer service we've ever known! Click here for more information


Career Jockey
http://www.careerjockey.org
ride your career hard so it doesn't ride you! By Jorge Lazaro Diaz




Homnick Systems
http://www.homnick.com
Tel: 561-988-0567


Sherlock Tech - BizSpark Partner
http://www.microsoft.com/bizspark/
Receive an unlimited amount of any fully licensed Microsoft software for next to nothing.  If your company is less than 3 years old with revenues less than $1mil, register today and reference Sherlock Technology as your Network Partner. Or call Alex Funkhouser 305-651-6500


The Silverlight Group
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Does your back ever hurt from being hunched over in front of a computer screen all day?  Looking for a personal trainer for beach work-outs, stretching and home visits? Alex recommends Vera Tel 754.366.2830

Stagman Commercial Real Estate
www.findmotivatedlandlords.com
Interested in more office space for less money?
Jason T. Stagman, CCIM
7280 W. Palmeto Park Rd # 203-N
Boca Raton, Florida 33433
Tel: 561-988-5565


Voices for Children Foundation
http://www.voices4.org
Voices for Children is the fundraising arm for abused, neglected and abandoned children locally
Please Contact: Jeff Greene
Cell: 786-357-7106
jgreene@voices4.org


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Job Postings  Top

eCommerce Manager--Business Analyst - Miami Dade County
Cisco Engineer-CCNA --Broward County
C#/Delphi Developer--Palm Beach County
Senior Technical Writer--Miami
Frontend Web Developer-Flash-HTML5-Ft Lauderdale
SAS 70 Policy Writer--Ft Lauderdale
SQL ETL Developer-Miami-Temp to Perm
C#.net Developer-Ft Lauderdale
.Net Developer--Miami--Perm
Automated Tester--Miami
Security Analyst--Miami
Systems Engineer, IT/Client Server Technologies - Miami-Dade County
Business Technology Consultant 3,IT Financial Syst. - Miami Dade County
Clinical Business Technology Consultant 2 - Miami Dade County
Bi Lingual SQL Report Writer - West Palm Beach Area
SQL Server Developer - West Palm Beach Area
Temporary Cerner Pharmnet Consultant - Ft. Lauderdale
Temporary Cerner Carenet Consultant - Ft. Lauderdale
Temporary Cerner Power Plan Consultants (2) - Ft. Lauderdale
Permanent Cerner Pharmnet Analyst - Ft. Lauderdale
Cerner CPOE Systems Analyst - Ft. Lauderdale
Surginet Systems Analyst--Ft.Lauderdale
VB/ASP/SQL Developer--Boca Raton
Business System Analyst-Federal ERP, Alexandria VA
Project Manager--Business Client Portal
Objective C developer in Ft. Lauderdale
Senior Software C#.net Developer--Miami
UI Designer--Miami--XAML
Silverlight Developer--C#.net--Boca Raton
Web Graphic Designer
Sr Manager-Oracle Application Support-Development
Project Manager--Oracle-Order to Cash-Indianapolis, IN
MicroStrategy Developer--Miami, FL
Microsoft Dynamics CRM-Team Lead-Ft Lauderdale
Data and GIS Analyst in Boca Raton
SharePoint 2007 Custom Workflow Developer in Boca Raton, FL
Sharepoint and Project Server Admin Contract, Miami - Dade County
Interface Technical Lead in Broward County
C#.net Technical Lead-Ft Lauderdale
SQL Server DBA- Data Warehouse Developer, Boca Raton
Manual Tester--.Net Applications in Boca Raton, FL
IT Project Manager-Large Service Implementations, Boca Raton
Web Application Developer--Palm Beach area
Sr .Net Developer & SQL-Server DBA, Broward County
Siebel Analytics-Software Engineer--Jacksonville

 

Rewards  Top

   

The 2011 $5,000 Candidate Referral Cash Giveaway
 
This week's winner: #297

Do you have that number?  Contact Alex at Alex@SherlockTech.com or at (305) 458-5579 to collect your CASH at an upcoming users group! or Refer candidates or job openings and receive $500 CASH when a placement is made.

 


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