Beyond C# vs Java

Do you live in the Java world, but wonder what’s going on in Bizarro .Net World (

Curious what a day in the life of a .Net developer looks like?

This month we are honored to have two presenters from the Des Moines Central Iowa Java Users Group, on November 18th at Blue Cross Blue Shield!

Nate Buwalda ( will shed some light on Microsoft’s latest offerings.

Curious what a day in the life of a Java developer looks like? Dan Mullins ( will give you his take on Java development.

Beyond C# vs Java (, we’ll compare and contrast the supporting cast:Up-front InvestmentIDEBuild Tools/Dependency ManagementLanguage ItselfPreferred Web FrameworkTesting Framework (Functional/Unit)Appserver/Deployment MechanismIf you’re a .Net developer thinking about Java, or a Java developer thinking about .Net, you’ll find something interesting in this meeting.

Invite your .NET friends along for our November presentation!

Speakers: Dan Mullins @dmullins and Nate Buwalda @scotchnate from Des Moines

Location:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, 1919 Aksarben Dr, Omaha, NE 68180


5:30 Networking

6:00 Food – Courtesy of TekSystems

6:30 Presentation

8:00 Drinks and more at DJ’s Dugout (Aksarben)

Please RSVP here at

Also, in the FREE STUFF department, JetBrains has signed up to be an additional sponsor, and is giving us 1-2 free IntelliJ IDEA licenses to raffle away EVERY MONTH (2 if we have over 50 attendees)! So stick around for the drawing at the end of the meeting before we head to DJ’s!

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