The following companies sponsor Derbyshire .NET.



Xpertise Recruitment have been with us from the start and initially supported us with the venue. However, we have now moved to a new venue but Xpertise continue to sponsor us by providing Pizza and beverages.


JetBrains, the makers of our favourite productivity tool Resharper are sponsoring Derbyshire DotNet by allowing us to raffle of a free license to any of their IDE and tools each month.

Oreilly Books

We are also sponsored by O’Reilly Books where they offer us the following benefits.

  • 40% discount on our printed books and 50% on our e-books.
  • Donations of books and other promo items when available
  • Monthly Electronic Newsletter
  • Discounts for O’Reilly conferences
  • Review copies of O’Reilly books and Early Release Ebooks (with Early Release ebooks, you get access to books while they are being written so you can take advantage of these technologies right now)  Review copies are also available for the partners we distribute: Maker Media, No Starch Press, Pragmatic Bookshelf, and SitePoint.

If you would like to take advantage of any of these offers from O’Reilly, then please speak to Steve or Barry at one of our meetups, or contact us via the contact page.

Pluralsight - The Worlds Largest Tech and IT Training Site

We are also sponsored by Pluralsight, The worlds largest Tech and IT training library. Pluralsight provide us with lots of 1 month FREE access signup cards for their site.

If you would like one of the 1 month FREE access cards, please speak to Steve or Barry, or contact us via the contact page.

SQLSmash -

SqlSmash have kindly provided a FREE license per session for us to raffle away at a value of $60. SqlSmash is a productivity tool that makes working with SQL scripts in SQL Server Management Studio much easier.

Would you like to write maintainable SQL scripts and understand code faster? SqlSmash is a plugin for SQL Server Management Studio (2012 and 2014) that enables those things and faster navigation. You can use it with SQL Server (from 2005 to 2014) as well as Azure SQL.

SqlSmash is perfect for novice developers and experts alike, with support for configurable keyboard shortcuts, toolbars and contextual menus.


NDepend have offered to provide 2 FREE licenses of their popular static code analysis tool when we offer talks that relate to code quality and code analysis.


Redgate have kindly donated licence to their popular ANTS Profiler for us to raffle, along with a number of copies of .Net Performance Testing and Optimization – The Complete Guide by Paul Glavich and Chris Farrell to give away.