Join us for a weekly online meetup organised by Skills Matter.
What is Thursday's Matter?
Thursday's Matter is a virtual meetup on the topics that truly matter to today's developers.
Join us every Thursday when we'll be joined by an expert from around the globe. Each week we'll explore topics such as functional languages, mobile development, agile methodologies and machine learning.
THE FORMAT A 40-minute expert talk followed by a Q&A session.
Continuous Delivery in VUE using GitLab Feature Flags
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Join us as we welcome Kristian Muñoz who will share how the use of Feature flags supports continuous delivery.
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Welcome Dennie Declercq who will discuss the communication differences between social organizations and IT companies — and how to find middle ground and enjoy the best of both worlds.leadership communication change consultancy organisational-culture
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TPP: From Dumb, to Specific, to Generic
Featuring Javier Chacana
In this 40-minute hands-on workshop, Javier Chacana will introduce the Transformation Priority Premise (TPP) —a formal system to guide test-driven developers into choosing the best next test and the best possible implementation at that particular moment.programming quality transformation-priority-premise test-driven-development
Featuring Rob Richardson
thisbehave as it does? How does variable scope work? Why do we have such comical behaviour when comparing mixed types? In this talk, Rob Richardson pulls back the covers to explore how JS truly works.
Test Lead in an Agile Transformation
Featuring Mike Harris
In this "Testing Story", Mike Harris shares the lessons learned from a successful agile transition where he played an active role as Test Lead. As a result of the transition his team developed better quality software, and released software more quickly to their customers.agile testing
Transitioning from Being a Solo Tester to Being a Part of a Team
Featuring Andrea Jensen
Andrea Jensen shares the story of transitioning from being a solo tester to being a part of a testing couple —and the experiences, challenges and benefits that come along with pairing off.quality pair-testing pair-programming testing
BBC Platform: Our journey from messy code duplication to a collaborative component library
Featuring Ian Cottam
Back in 2016, throughout BBC Platform, UI code was duplicated inefficiently across many different teams. Our devs were super keen to avoid this but weren't sure how. In 2021 we're in a better place, find out what changed!
An Introduction to Cats Effect with Adam Rosien
Featuring Adam Rosien
Adam Rosien introduces Cats Effect — a Scala library that makes it easy to write code that effectively uses multiple cores and doesn’t leak resources. Adam will show off the features of the Cats Effect library that provide parallelism, concurrency, resource-safety, and more!scala concurrency parallelism resource-safety libraries cats-effect cats