The following Special Interest Groups have specific programs posted for their upcoming meetings. Please refer to the SIG Calendar for a complete listing of HAL-PC SIG meeting dates and times. If you are interested in starting a Special Interest Group that is not currently on our calendar, contact the Vice President for SIGS
WINDOWS OS: Wednesday, August 2 -- 7:00 pm: Discussion on the upcoming IE 7.0., review of the D-Link SecureSpot thin client, audience Q&A.
MULTIMEDIA: Saturday, August 5 -- 10:00 am: Discussion of music theory, or how music works. Scales, chords, rhythm, chord progressions, harmony, melody, instrumentation - all these elements are combined to make a piece of music. Old software friends "Band in a Box" and "Jammer" can help experiment with musical elements.
FOXPRO: Tuesday, August 8 -- 7:00 pm: Presenter: Lew Keim - Ultra moble PC: A hands-on demo of the newest thing in
computing. The UMPC or Ultra Moble PC is a computer small
enough that you can carry it almost everywhere. See how Blue tooth and GSM
extend the possibilities. See how the new computer may create a market for a
world of developer's goodies.
ACCESS DEVELOPERS: Saturday, August 12 -- 9:00 am: Stored Procs, Stored Proceedures, Scripts. What are they? Why should you care? In the August Access Developer's SIG we will cover the basics of Stored Procedures and introduce you to Transact SQL (TSQL). We will discuss the tools required to create a Stored Proceedure; how to debug it; and how to deploy it. We we are done, you know that TSQL and stored procedures can be your friend. We would like to make this a hands on experience as much as possible, so bring your computer.
C#: Tuesday, August 15 -- 7:00 pm: Test Driven Development using Nunit
FRONTPAGE: Thursday, August 17 -- 7:00 pm: Exploring the new tool, its ability to create standards compliant websites out of the box and migrating FrontPage websites to current standards using Expression Web Designer.