Meet up

LRUG August 2019

Monday, 12th August at Skills Matter, London

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


This month's LRUG will be on pattern matching in ruby 2.7, Spree Commerce (and ow to run an eCommerce platform), and on things that you could use, copy or learn from GOV.UK 's public GitHub, repos, featuring talks by Frederick Cheung, Adam Paca and Tijmen Brommet and followed by drinks at {{SpaceBar}}.

Pattern matching in ruby 2.7

Pattern matching is on track to be part of the next version of ruby, so let’s take a sneak peak at how it looks and how it compares to other languages implementation of it.

Frederick Cheung

I'm Frederick Cheung, a UK based rails developer (fglc2 on twitter). I'm the CTO at dressipi, where we're revolutionising the way women shop for clothes. In the past I've written Mac desktop software, iOS apps and contributed to rails itself.

Spree Commerce: How to run an eCommerce platform?

Spree Commerce is an open-source eCommerce framework build by developers for developers. For the past 5 years, I have been working alongside the core team of the Spree project. I will be talking about real-life challenges one faces when building eCommerce solutions and how Spree can help overcome them. I will also share with you insight into the future plans regarding the Spree framework.

Adam Paca

I started my IT career at the age of 21 as a Junior Developer nearly 10 years ago in Vienna. Since then I have been juggling between technologies until 5 years ago I've joined an eCommerce software house where I took responsibilities of a technical Project Manager. I have participated in building and launching over 20 eCommerce platforms.

Reuse your government's code

Developers on GOV.UK have been coding in the open for the last 8 years. In this talk we'll talk you through 10 things that you could use, copy or learn from GOV.UK 's public GitHub repos.

Tijmen Brommet

Tijmen is a Lead Developer in GOV.UK at the Government Digital Service.

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