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This page lists planned and past SPA SG meetings in London. See also the presentations and notes published under past evening meetings.

2017

 

Date No. Title
4 January SPA-306 Tony Das: Container 2.0 - moving beyond Docker itself
1 February SPA-307 Alison Lowndes, NVIDIA: Machines that Think - how Deep Learning fuels the AI boom
1 March SPA-308 Jonathan Rothwell: Accessibility - the developer's overlooked responsibility
5 April SPA-309 Jo Kent, BBC Radio: Automated Data Architecture - creating user journeys through content using Linked Data
3 May SPA-310 tba
7 June SPA-311 tba

 

2016

 

Date No. Title
6 January SPA-295 No Meeting
3 February SPA-296 Yan Cui, JUST EAT: 7 ineffective coding habits many F# programmers don't have
2 March SPA-297 Giovanni Asproni, Asprotunity: Design for Testability
6 April SPA-298 Daniel Bryant, OpenCredo: The Seven Deadly Sins of Microservices
4 May SPA-299 Emily Webber, Tacit: Building Successful Communities of Practice
1 June SPA-300 Duncan McGregor and Nat Pryce: Hands-On Introduction to the Kotlin Language
6 July SPA-301 Immo Hüneke, Zühlke Engineering: The blockchain e-commerce/e-government revolution
7 September SPA-302 Liz Keogh: Handling Uncertainty with BDD and Cynefin
6 October (Thu!) SPA-303 Daniel Gartmann: Harness the power of HTTP headers to secure your web apps
2 November SPA-304 AGM followed by Jason Gorman: Are you a TDD maker, or a TDD faker?
6 December (Tue!) SPA-305 Giovanni Asproni: Creating an Incremental Architecture for your system

 

2015

 

Date No. Title
7 January SPA-285 Pathfinding Peril - Chris Parsons. Escape the Minotaur!
4 February SPA-286 Decision Modelling by example - Paul Vincent
3 March (Tue!) SPA-287 How to build streaming data applications - Akmal Chaudhri
1 April SPA-289 Make a Shrimp for Easter - a practical embedded computing workshop for kids and their parents
6 May SPA-288 Retrospective Antipatterns: what can go wrong and how to fix it - Aino Corry
3 June SPA-290 Getting to Grips with Data: can Clojure breach the abstraction barrier? - Roland Sadowski
2 September SPA-291 Cancelled
7 October SPA-292 AGM followed by A Practical Introduction to DevOps
4 November SPA-293 Planning for Value - Allan Kelly
2 December SPA-294 Defend your Web apps: what every developer needs to know - Daniel Gartmann

 

2014

 

Date No. Title
5 February SPA-277 The Development Testing Process - where next?
5 March SPA-278 Resource-Oriented Computing - what happens when Web concepts are applied to solution economics
2 April SPA-279 Pushing CSP to Prod - Case Study of a Real-World Implementation of Content-Security Policy
11 April with Agile SG Introduction to Holacracy
7 May SPA-280 ARM yourself - an Architectural Reference Model for Enterprise Application Development
3 September SPA-281 How to build front-end web apps that scale - Phil Leggetter
1 October SPA-282 How to name things: the solution to the hardest problem in programming - Peter Hilton
5 November SPA-283 AGM followed by a workshop on Visual Thinking and effective note-taking
3 December SPA-284 My adventure with source code management: How I learned to stop worrying and love the merge - Graeme Macfarlane

 

2013 and earlier

The preceding meetings are listed here.