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.
The F# programming language has full support for static checking and inference of units-of-measure. In the process Phil show its use with a sample of retro game Lunar Lander.
Phil has posted the material including the slides on his blog here
Phil is an active member of the software development community, regularly attending and speaking at user groups and conferences, blogging and contributing to open source projects. He is a co-organizer of the London F# User Group and a founding member of the F# Foundation.
In this talk, Dylan Beattie will show you how to kickstart your web projects using Microsoft's new Web Platform Installer, and how you can deploy your websites and manage your servers using msdeploy.exe.
The Microsoft Web Platform Installer is a free tool that gives you everything you need to build and host web applications on Windows.
It'll configure your web server and database, install developer tools like Visual Studio and the .NET framework, and supports many popular Web application frameworks including ASP.NET MVC, PHP, Drupal, SubText, Wordpress and DotNetNuke
Dylan Beattie is a systems architect, developer, and Microsoft MVP, who has built everything from tiny standalone websites to large-scale distributed systems. He created his first web page in 1992, and he's been building data-driven interactive web applications since the days of Windows NT 4. He's currently the CTO at Skills Matter in London, where he juggles his time between working on their software platform and supporting their conference and community teams. From 2003 to 2018, Dylan worked as webmaster, then IT Manager, and then systems architect at Spotlight (www.spotlight.com), where his first-hand experience of watching an organisation and its codebase evolve over more than a decade provided him with a unique insight into how everything from web standards and API design to Conway's Law and recruitment ends up influencing a company’s code and culture.
Boo is a 'wrist-friendly language' for the CLR that reduces the 'noise' of other CLR languages. It's also a favorite for writing Internal DSLs In this session Ian Cooper will talk about the Boo language from his recent 'first look' at the language. As well as covering the basics of why Boo is different Ian will look at the best way for you to get started learning Boo.
Polyglot Coding Architect in London, founder of #ldnug, speaker, tabletop gamer, geek. Tattooed, pierced, and bearded. The 'guv' on @BrighterCommand
Concordion is an acceptance testing tool that enables developers, testers and business analysts to build executable specifications in free-form HTML. In this talk, Gojko Adzic introduces Concordion.NET, the .NET port of Concordion, and demonstrates it with examples.
Gojko is a partner at Neuri Consulting LLP. He is the winner of the 2016 European Software Testing Outstanding Achievement Award, and the 2011 Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Award. Gojko's book Specification by Example won the Jolt Award for the Best Book of 2012, and his blog won the UK Agile Award for the best outline publication in 2010. Gojko is a frequent speaker at software development conferences, including NDC, Agile Days, Oredev, and YOW!, and is one of the authors of MindMup and Claudia.js.
MPI.NET is a .NET wrapper around the Message Passing Interface which is a used by the majority of super computers and compute clusters for supporting sharing data between compute nodes.
David is a specialist in the design and implementation of n-tiered enterprise applications. He has designed a number of systems using both the...
Scott Cowen will talk about Spark. Spark is a view engine for the ASP.Net Mvc and MonoRail frameworks. It allows the html to dominate the view in a way your front end developer will love.
Scott Cowan is the Lead Developer at SportingInsider.com on the Datamining and Search teams and a London based consultant.
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.
Managing Websites with Web Platform Installer and msdeploy
Featuring Dylan Beattie
In this talk, Dylan Beattie will show you how to kickstart your web projects using Microsoft's new Web Platform Installer, and how you can deploy your websites and manage your servers using msdeploy.exe.subtext wordpress dotnetnuke msdeploy.exe asp.net asp.net-mvc .net
Acceptance testing in English with Concordion .NET
Featuring Gojko Adzic
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