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Microsoft Developer User Group Zagreb

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Meetup .NET Toulouse

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.NET Cambridge

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Columbus App Dev User Group

• What's the topic? Unraveling Realities: Building HoloLens Apps With Unity & C# • Who's speaking? Jeff McKenzie • What to bring Open mind & empty stomach.

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