This Week & Last!

Hello and welcome to This Week & Last. Pretty self-explanatorily, this weekly post does what it says on the tin. It’s just your weekly round-up of what’s ‘happening’ and what happened at Skills Matter. Simple, no? And convenient too, this is our cherry-pick of skillscasts for you to catch up on, and a look ahead at what you can sign up for this week. Dig in & click on!



London Ruby User Group

Talks by Andrew Nesbitt on ‘An introduction to Rubymotion’ and Khash Sajadi on ‘Background processing in Ruby (and Rails)

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London Ajax User Group – Performance in JavaScript

Jonathan Fielding leads a short trip through the different ways in which one can optimise javascript to take into account how a user will interact with the page to minimise loading time and maximise the performance of the site.

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In The Brain of Richard Clark – Practical Websockets

Richard will review the WebSocket protocol, discover how to deploy it successfully, look at the programming APIs, and see how to debug WebSocket traffic

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London .NET User Group – Event Driven Architecture

So you have decided to break up that monolithic application into services, after all it worked for Amazon, right? Perhaps you want to embrace the DevOps model, perhaps you want to scale your development. But just how do all those services talk to each other, and how do you build a UI on top of them?

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If you’re joining us, please don’t forget to register on the Skills Matter event page!

Obama signs up for Skills Matter

Obama signs up on Skills Matter


Continuous Delivery in a Corporate Windows World

How does the continuous delivery thing work if your web app runs on Windows? And what about when you don’t have access to the production environment?

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London Clojurians – Machine Learning with Clojure

Neale Swinnerton investigates which features of Clojure work well for machine learning and discuss some of the limitations and how to avoid them.

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London .NET User Group – iOS Development in C# with MonoTouch

C# to build iOS applications that take full advantage of Apple’s APIs to deliver stunning native applications.

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Have a suggestion on a user group, talk, or community gathering here at Skills Matter? Get in touch – theo.england[@]

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