Meet up


Thursday, 25th November at The Skills Matter eXchange, London

This meetup is run by Hacker News London Meetup Group. Starts at 6:30 PM.

The Hacker News London meetup is an informal, social gathering for London and South East based users of Hacker News. It is an opportunity for software developers and technology entrepreneurs to meet and discuss their work, swap ideas and network.

Startup financing for normal people

Philipp Moehring is going to talk about the ways startups are financed, how venture capital works, and why Seedcamp loves hacking founders.

Philipp Moehring

As an associate at Seedcamp, Philipp is responsible for portfolio management and support, organisation of Seedcamp events, and management of the application and selection process.

Introducing Narrative, a framework for behaviour-driven tests in fluent Java

Narrative gives you the tools to write readable behaviour-driven tests in Java. We'll look at an example and explain why you might choose to use Narrative over other testing frameworks.

Douglas Squirrel

Douglas Squirrel has taught 3rd grade, started a one-man business, and performed in comedy sketches. In the last 15 years he has been CTO at startups in financial services and e-commerce and is currently VP Technology at children's payment-card firm Osper.

How to get on TechCrunch, LifeHacker, Slashdot, etc.

Daniel Tenner will give you some tips, based on our own experience, about how to go about getting yourself covered by tech publications.

Daniel Tenner

Online Entrepreneur, CTO & Cofounder of , Rails Hacker, Blogger, and a few other things.

F# - Why It Rocks

A quick tour of Microsoft's foray into functional programming, F#. F# is declarative, expressive, succinct with the extremely handy bonus of interoperability with other .net languages and libraries, not to mention being an extremely fun language to code in.

Lorenzo Stoakes

Professional C# code grunt who's been coding and generally abusing computers since 9 years of age

Micro-consultancy is the new black

In these post-recession times, many of us are looking for a part-time job or some form of second income. We all need just that little big of extra cash to keep things on track.

Josh Liu

Josh Liu is the founder of MinuteBox , a marketplace for you to find specialist advisors, you buy and can also sell your own advice via video chat.

User Experience. Nothing else matters

Ben Summers talks about how user experience affects every single line of code, and why all the effort is worthwhile.

Ben Summers

Ben is the technical director of OneIS, a platform for building applications to solve information problems. He started off in web development as the web was beginning to take hold, and has been getting the most out of the web for clients ever since.

VouChaCha demo

Ben Brown will give a demo on VouChaCha.

Ben Brown

Ben Brown is CEO at VouChaCha.

Using arithmetic to create juggling patterns

A short introduction and demo of Colin Wright using arithmetic to create juggling patterns.

Colin Wright

PhD in mathematics, now perhaps best known for the presentation Juggling: Theory and Practice.

Zoombu demo

Alistair will Give a Zoombu demo.

Alistair Hann

Alistair Hann is an engineer and entrepreneur. Co-founder of travel search engine Zoombu.

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