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Meet up

LRUG February Meetup

Monday, 11th February at CodeNode, London

This meetup was organised by LRUG: London Ruby User Group in February 2019

Overview

Come join LRUG for their February meetup to learn all things content distribution, automating infrastructure tasks with a serverless framework and more! Don't miss out!

A different take on validation using the dry-validation gem

A short introduction to the dry-validation gem and whether or not it might be a good fit for your next project. Both the internals of the gem based on a set of predicate logic primitives, and the API surface which uses a schema based declarative approach are different enough from existing alternatives that you should really have it under your radar.

Alfredo Motta

Software engineer with expertise in startup environments and leading great teams. I value the customer over the technology, data and scientific experimentation over intuitions, enjoy the learning over being too serious.

Capybara architecture overview

We'll briefly review the implementation of Capybara's DSL for browser testing.

Ben Holmes

Hacking on QuickBooks at Intuit, Ben is based in London and wants to learn more about Domain Driven Design.

Automating Infrastructure Tasks with the Serverless Framework

How to leverage serverless tools to help you manage parts of your infrastructure

Bernat Rafales

A developer with more than 10 years of experience who's been using Ruby since 2011 and is currently Principal Developer at Bloom & Wild

Using Rails with a Content Distribution Network (CDN)

What is a CDN? Why use one? What support does Rails provide out-of-the-box and what customisations can you make to do more?

Gideon Goldberg

Developer at Government Digital Service

A Developer and a Designer, Getting Along Famously

A short story about how a developer and a designer can learn to fuel each-other’s ideas and why this matters. When our differences enable us to see things from different perspectives, we can take on bigger and more complex problems. When we collaborate every day, nothing can stop us.

Boris Divjak

Head of Design at Unboxed. Service designer at heart, working with developers and other designers to create digital services that are easy to use, a pleasure to interact with, and make a positive impact on people’s lives.

Celia Collins

Developer at Unboxed. Working with other developers and designers to create interesting and exciting products that people want to use.

Humans Are Hard

Lessons learned from the past decade of coding, learning to understand and work with people.

Matthew Rudy Jacobs

Matthew has been coding since 2006 in London, Cambridge and Hong Kong. He founded the Hong Kong developer community Codeaholics, and organises Hong Kong Code Conf every year. He currently works for the Ministry of Justice as a Technical Architect, designing the future of Prisoner transport.

How to Craft Your Commit History

A talk about the importance of narrating your code changes, with practical tips on using git to edit and reorganise your commits. In this talk you'll learn to resolve merge conflicts peacefully, use git rebase interactive --autosquash, refer to your commits using :/keyword instead of their SHA, and other exciting things!

Tatiana Stantonian

A backend developer at Financial Times, working on myFT. Previously at Government Digital Service, learned coding at Makers.

Using ActiveRecord types for backwards compatibility

How the CharlieHR team handled a tricky change by using a custom ActiveRecord type as a temporary backwards compatibility layer between the code and the database.

Alex Balhatchet

Head of Engineering at CharieHR, previously CTO at Showroom and Nestoria. We're hiring :)

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Attending Members