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Fast-track your software development with Europe's largest expert‑led training community.


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Fast-track your software development with Europe's largest expert‑led training community.


Meet likeminded tech professonals


With 150,000+ members from 92 countries, we are one of the world's largest communities of software engineers — and the only one that regularly gets together in person to share the latest tech, skills and ideas. Every year we organise hundreds of expert-led talks, conferences, meetups and workshops on the topics that truly matter to engineering teams. And if you can’t be there in person, recordings of our events are available 24/7 for in our online library of free SkillsCast videos.





We help engineers connect with…


  • The latest technology trends and practices

    The latest technology trends and practices

    Develop new skills through online learning content and offline meetups and conferences.

  • The latest technology trends and practices

    Peers, colleagues, and future collaborators

    Connect with a passionate community of likeminded developers.

  • The latest technology trends and practices

    Solutions to engineering challenges

    Share ideas, break down barriers, and discover new ways of solving common challenges.

  • The latest technology trends and practices

    Game-changing innovators and creators

    Every day we welcome the experts behind trailblazing tech, frameworks and methodologies.
  • Martin Odersky

    Skills Matter really make a difference in how they develop minds and communities and have been pivotal in growing and nurturing the Scala community."

    Martin Odersky, creator of the Scala programming language
  • Kaya Thomas

    Getting to meet developers from all over the world is really a privilege and great opportunity."

    Kaya Thomas, iOS Engineer at Slack
  • Ernest Kissiedu

    Skills Matter has always felt like a home and a place of belonging for me. They have created a unique space for developers to learn, discover and grow in a safe and friendly environment."

    Ernest Kissiedu, Organiser of Rust London User Group
  • Ian Cooper

    Skills Matter is the place where software innovation comes from.”

    Ian Cooper, Principal Engineer, JUST EAT
  • Abby Sassel

    Skills Matter helped me learn so much! It had a real positive impact on my career as a software engineer."

    Abby Sassel, Clojure, Clojurescript and Haskell engineer

  • Martin Odersky

    “Skills Matter really make a difference in how they develop minds and communities and have been pivotal in growing and nurturing the Scala community.”

    Martin Odersky
    Creator of the Scala programming language

  • Kaya Thomas

    “Getting to meet developers from all over the world is really a privilege and great opportunity.”

    Kaya Thomas
    iOS Engineer at Slack

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    “Skills Matter has always felt like a home and a place of belonging for me. They have created a unique space for developers to learn, discover and grow in a safe and friendly environment.”

    Ian Cooper
    Ernest Kissiedu, Organiser of Rust London User Group

  • Ian Cooper

    “Skills Matter is the place where software innovation comes from.”

    Ian Cooper
    Principal Engineer, JUST EAT

  • Abby Sassel

    “Skills Matter helped me learn so much! It had a real positive impact on my career as a software engineer.”

    Abby Sassel
    Clojure, Clojurescript and Haskell engineer


Skills Matter members enjoy unparalleled access to talks, courses and workshops by creators, innovators and thought-leaders, through:


  • Conferences

    Daily Meetups
    Discuss challenges, share experiences and meet collaborators in daily get-togethers.


  • Conferences

    Annual Conferences
    Connect with a global community. Discover what’s next and help shape the future!

  • Courses

    Hands-on Workshops and Courses
    Gain new skills in hands-on training courses led by the world's top experts.

  • SkillsCasts

    SkillsCast Videos
    Explore our library of over 10,000 talks on the topics and technologies that truly matter


Does this sound like the community for you? Start your continuous learning journey today by becoming a member!