Omaha .NET User Group March Meeting
Start Time: March 25 2021, 6:00 PM
Hosted By: Microsoft Teams
Now = 6/1/2023 8:40:23 AM Start = 3/25/2021 6:00:00 PM
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Sponsored by : Tigerpaw Software

Posted by mruwe at March 17 2021, 7:47 AM

Fellow .NET Users,

Time flies and it's already time for our March meeting!

The next .NET User's Group meeting will be held on March 25th, starting at 6:00 PM. Our sponsor, Tigerpaw, is planning to give away $150 in gift cards to a few lucky winners during the meeting so make sure you attend the live event!

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Writing stateful functions in serverless environment using Azure Durable Functions by Vaibhav Gujral

Azure Functions offer a serverless solution to run your code in the cloud without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. In this session, Vaibhav will show how you can extend your Azure Functions programming model to write stateful functions using Azure Durable Functions. In this demo-rich session, he will show how you can define your stateful workflows using Orchestrator functions and stateful entities using entity functions. He will also cover different application patterns that you can utilize in your applications to benefit from Durable functions. In conclusion, he will also share resources for additional learning.

Vaibhav Gujral

Vaibhav currently works at Capgemini as a Director in Global Microsoft Cloud CoE, providing trusted technology advisory to clients while demonstrating a deep understanding of cloud technologies. He has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the Microsoft Azure category since 2020 for his technical community contributions. He holds numerous cloud certifications, including Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert and AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, and has a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Information Technology as his specialization. Apart from being a regular speaker at several user groups, events, and conferences, he runs the Omaha Azure user group ( and moderates a Twitter community for Microsoft Azure with over 2300 members. He regularly blogs at and runs his own YouTube channel –

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Matt Ruwe
.NET User's Group Co-Leader

Brian Olson
.NET User's Group Co-Leader

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