Microsoft’s WebMatrix is a new, lightweight website development suite. The development environment includes tools for creating new websites, installing applications from the Web Gallery, creating/managing databases, and analyzing a site for SEO and performance issues. In addition to the IDE, the suite includes IIS Express, SQL CE 4 and Razor view syntax. In addition to databases, WebMatrix includes resources to provide simple support for OData and Azure Tables and Blobs, The functionality of WebMatrix-built websites can be extended with a number of partner-provided or custom built helpers.


Time: 7:00 PM (6:30 PM food starts)

This is a free event, but please register here: to help us plan for food, drinks, etc..

Deloitte Hattiesburg
HATTIESBURG, MS 39401-7584


Deloitte’s entrance is an outside facing door to the right of Cloverleaf Mall’s food court.

About Rich Dudley


Rich Dudley is a former scientist, but these days instead of studying organisms you’ll find him working with Microsoft Visual Studio. With over 10 years of enterprise development experience, Rich has written articles and given talks relating to ASP.NET, SQL, XML, and Azure. He enjoys working with the latest technologies, and finding the potential to solve business problems.  Rich is also co-author of the upcoming book “Microsoft Azure: Enterprise Application Development” from Packt Publishing.  As a technical evangelist for ComponentOne, you’ll find Rich at your local user group event or tradeshow or blogging online. His passion for development is evident in his work, whether it’s a demonstration, talk, or sample project.  Follow Rich’s blog at, or on Twitter at!/rj_dudley.


Prizes and Free Food

We will have a raffle for door prizes after the presentation. Food will be served for those attending this event. Please arrive early starting at 6:30PM to eat.