In this mini-conference, members of the ALT.NET community will talk about their favourite alternative .NET tools that increase programmer productivity and help us do our work better but are still not mainstream.
Co-organiser & Trackhost Gojko Adzic will introduce this mini-conference on OpenSource .NET technologies, aimed at members of the ALT.NET community talking about their favourite OpenSource .NET tools that increase programmer productivity and help us do our work better.
Gojko has helped numerous teams implement best specification-by-example practices, written two books on the subject and contributed to several open source projects. He frequently speaks at leading industry conferences.
This talk will provide an introduction to jQuery's capabilities and syntax, show you how easily you can add rich behaviour to your pages using the jQuery framework, and look briefly at combining jQuery with ASP.NET MVC to implement simple AJAX-style callbacks.
Dylan Beattie is a systems architect and software developer, who has built everything from tiny standalone websites to large-scale distributed systems. By day, he’s the systems architect at Spotlight (www.spotlight.com), where he works on HTTP APIs, distributed systems, and the architectural challenges of delivering cutting-edge online services in a company with nearly ninety years of legacy. He’s been working with Spotlight since 2000, and his first-hand experience of watching an organisation - and their code - evolving over more than a decade has given him a unique insight into how API design, distributed systems, Conway's Law, working with legacy systems, and recruitment can all influence a company’s products and culture. Alongside his work at Spotlight, Dylan is actively involved in the software development community. He’s involved in running the FullStack and Progressive.NET conferences, and frequently speaks at conferences in the UK and around Europe about software architecture and development culture.
David speaks on ActiveMQ and NMS.
David de Florinier has helped numerous teams implement best specification-by-example practices. David is a frequent speaker at leading software development and testing conferences and also regularly contributes to the UK Agile Testing group. Over th
In this talk, Mike Hadlow introduces the Repository pattern, and discusses some implementations that have been caught in the wild...
Mike Hadlow works as a freelance .NET developer and architect. For the last few years he's been especially interested in messaging systems and service oriented architectures. He writes a blog, 'Code Rant', and is the author of several open source projects including Suteki Shop, an eCommerce framework, and EasyNetQ, a simple API for RabbitMQ. He lives in Lewes on the south coast of the UK.
Russ Miles, SpringSource senior consultant and author of Head First Software Development, will talk through some of the best practices that Spring for .NET helps open source .NET developers to apply.
Russ' experience covers almost every facet of software delivery having worked across many different domains including Financial Services, Publishing, Defence, Insurance and Search. With over 18 years experience of consultancy, coaching and training, Russ helps to change all facets of the software delivery process in order to remove unnecessary and costly complexity in everything from developer skills and practices, through applying the right processes for the job at hand, to ensuring that the right change is delivered, be it through software or otherwise.
The Crypt, St James Church Clerkenwell
Located on the edge of the City, the Crypt on the Green, Clerkenwell, offers a magnificent venue for Skills Matter's eXchanges, In-the-Brain Sessions and meetings. Situated on Clerkenwell Green, opposite The Three Kings pub, the Crypt is conveniently positioned between Farringdon and Angel Stations, providing access to mainline and underground services.
St James Church, Clerkenwell is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back to 1100AD. History abounds. Today Clerkenwell is a vibrant urban village in the heart of London offering arts, entertainment and culture.
Hold tight, skillscasts coming soon!
Open Source .NET eXchange III
One day in London
At (already the third event of) this mini-conference, members of the ALT.NET and Opensource .NET community will talk about their favourite alternative .NET tools that increase programmer productivity and help us do our work better but are still not mainstream..net