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  • Events Archive - Super Mondays - page 4
    of building with a CMS and how to avoid them silver bullets garlic and wooden crosses are optional so both you and client are happy Feel free to heckle or scream Pete Duncanson is the Founder and MD of Offroadcode Ltd a focused team of problem solving digital folk who love the web With over 20 years experience of working with CMS s in one shape or another you re in good hands Drupal Myths and Legends Adam Hill http www consultanddesign com adshill Its true that Drupal could be smaller leaner produce nicer HTML and be more user friendly but a lot of the reasons given for avoiding one of the most powerful php applications come from the world of myth and legend The aim of this short talk is to provide a frank and engaging overview of some of the most believed myths that are associated to Drupal when choosing a CMS for a project and uncover some of the truths that are often overlooked Co Founder of the Drupal North East user group and actively involved in the global Drupal Community Adam will explain the weaknesses of this open source project while dispelling the myths that still circulate the developer community and ways to get the most out of this often misunderstood platform The Emperor CMS Has No Clothes Philip Poots http crossingtheruby com CTO at Givey Ltd https www givey com pootsbook The time has come to end the insanity The largest employers of pen pushers keyboard tappers in the world are starting to wake up to the reality of content management Come and learn what President Obama The US and UK governments and a collection of North East startups and big companies alike have in common when it comes to managing and publishing content Posted February 10th 2014 in Events Comments are disabled SuperMondays Dev Ops We are back for our first SuperMondays of 2014 with some great talks on about and for Dev Ops Andrew Taylor Past Present Future DevOps from inside a billion pound company Andrew Taylor from Sage UK talks about the experiences challenges and successes in running infrastructure for the FTSE100 s only software company Oli Wood Building Boxes Better Sensible Scripting So Sysadmins Smile How we version control build deploy and manage our infrastructure using a basic set of tools specifically on AWS but a methodology that could be applied else where Sam Lambert hubot mysql me At GitHub we host 10 million repositories for over 4 million people I will share with you how we deploy hundreds of times a day manage hundreds of nodes and build GitHub all using a chat bot named Hubot Hubot was built at GitHub and quickly became the core of many of our processes as well as a powerful culture tool This talk will give you a look how we get stuff done and still have time to drop some pug bombs Posted January 10th 2014 in Events Comments are disabled HTML prototyping

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  • Review Archive - Super Mondays - page 4
    Comments are disabled Speedy Mondays a review This month was all about being fast and these are the recordings of the sessions Richard Powell Graham Morley Oli Wood Because of a problem with the camera we have lost Oli s words to history but his slides are available on Speaker Deck Sorry about that If you are looking for work CANDDi are hiring Paul Callaghan Stefan Dantchev Posted July 30th 2013 in Review 2 comments SuperMondays Presentations a review This month s presentations were on presentations Luckily we did not all vanish in a meta loop but instead learnt something about presentations You can watch again below Alistair MacDonald Conva Simon Heal Dan Peter Nelson Posted June 25th 2013 in Review 1 comment Older Entries Newer Entries SuperJobs SuperMondays Network Flickr Other usergroups Discuss Archive November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 July 2012 May 2012 April 2012 February 2012 November 2011 September 2011 August 2011 May 2011 February 2011 September 2010 July

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  • Uncategorized Archive - Super Mondays - page 3
    concept of time banking Bobby Patterson happiest Adrià Mercader Customised web maps Derek Frost Development using the Spring framework Oli and James from Memory Merge have written this excellent review of the evening http blog memorymerge com post 3047211319 supermondays reflash talks Stuart Holmes also wrote this excellent review http www xero g co uk trubru Paul from Web Design Futures wrote these words http paul webdesignfutures co uk 2011 02 super mondays We want to thank our sponsors Newcastle University and Codeworks Connect Posted February 1st 2011 in Uncategorized Comments are disabled SuperSummer 29th July To celebrate what has been a great year for SuperMondays the team behind your favourite lo fi hi tech monthly get together have decided to throw a SuperSummer Soiree we are sure you are going to love It s a great opportunity for us all to celebrate making this year such a success and to our headline sponsors Northern Film and Media and Sunderland Software City for helping to make it all possible We have planned a fantastic evening for all of our regulars along with family and friends Think British summer garden party meets New York style roof top block party and you get the idea Our generous hosts will be creative agency Fusebox Design whose beautiful city centre office provides the perfect location for us all to enjoy sizzling bbq food pretty cocktails and ice cold beers There will also be some live music from some very special guests and a fine film or four This magically secretive venue will be our weather proof haven as let s face it there may well be rain where you will be able to catch up with friends and make a hat full of new ones too Fusebox Design s offices are also a hop

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  • Super Mondays - A strong and vibrant IT community based in the North East Of England - page 5
    a series of conversations between him Kent Beck the father of TDD and Martin Fowler one of Britain s most famous software engineering exports We ll use this conversation as a starting point to get a handle on TDD where it came from what it is and why there is such strong feeling over its ab use Reference will be made to key persons and literature with examples in Ruby being general enough to be understood by all Come and see what all the fuss is about find out why you ought to be testing your code and consider why you should be writing tests first Posted June 20th 2014 in Events Comments are disabled April s evet potponed We have had to postpone this month s event because of availability or more to accurate the lack of availability We hate to do this but with a week to go we don t have time to arrange a replacement event We will be back on the May 27th though Be warned it is a Tuesday because of the bank holiday Posted April 22nd 2014 in Uncategorized 1 comment Makers Videos It was a full house for March s Makers event So if you could not get a ticket or could not make it along then here of the videos A big thank you to all out speakers Also not forgetting Jason Judge and Peter Nelson for welcoming everyone at the front desk Steve Boneham for videoing the event and to Newcastle University for there continued support of Super Mondays Posted April 6th 2014 in Review Comments are disabled Older Entries Newer Entries SuperJobs SuperMondays Network Flickr Other usergroups Discuss Archive November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014

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  • Events Archive - Super Mondays - page 5
    gsdan CANDDi s corporate site recently made the switch from being a dynamic site powered by PyroCMS to being static and generated by Jekyll I ll be talking about the advantages and disadvantages of doing this as well as the processes the transition involved Code Club Kamran Chohdry https twitter com Chohdry Code Club creates projects for volunteers to teach at after school coding clubs or at non school venues such as libraries The projects teach children how to program by showing them how to make computer games animations and websites Volunteers go to their local club for an hour a week and teach one project a week Metadata Janet E Davis https twitter com janetedavis My lightning talk will be on my addiction to metadata My work on digital cultural heritage projects in the past decade has focused quite a lot on creating collections item level descriptive metadata schemas with controlled vocabularies This was partly with a view to improving searching in the future when semantic search engines become more available I aim to be less controlling these days and am trying out less structured metadata in a blog that collates blogs written by people not linked by workplace profession or topic So much to learn Ben Cooper http www benjaminrcooper co uk We work in such a young industry and as we all know everything moves so fast What this means is new techniques frameworks and trends hit the web every day and we all need to keep our finger on the pulse so that we do not fall behind Obviously this is easier said than done and sometimes it is hard to find the time to read the articles and practice the techniques This talk is going to take a look at how I handle keeping on top of things without getting overwhelmed by the masses of data we all trawl through on a daily basis Home Automation Steve Jenkins https twitter com skyste With more and more companies getting into the home automation space and more and more devices coming to market every day I will be explaining the technologies and products I used to setup simple home automation and how I was able to adapt the relatively simple technologies to do more exciting things that what was available out of the box The Trials and Tribulations of WYSIWYG Editors Kerry Gallagher https twitter com kerry350 This talk is an overview of some of the features that can be used to create WYSIWYG functionality or even just somewhat enhanced text editing It will look at the contenteditable attribute the somewhat mysterious execCommand method and the lesser known Range and Selection APIs Mozilla s Educational initiatives Doug Belshaw https twitter com dajbelshaw Doug Belshaw from the non profit Mozilla Foundation will be talking about their educational initiatives He ll mention Open Badges a new web native way to share and display your credentials a new open learning standard for Web Literacy as well as Mozilla s Webmaker

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  • Review Archive - Super Mondays - page 5
    review Another amazing turnout this month with tickets selling out just before So for those of you who missed out or if you just want to recap here are the videos Richard Powell angular js Philip Poots Ember js Alex Kavanagh Coffeescript A big thank you to all our speakers An amazing job done Posted April 30th 2013 in Review 1 comment Synthetic Biology a review A big thank you to Matthew Pocock for organising this month speakers Anil Wipat Owen Gilfellon Sneha Solanki Daniel Frankel Jane Calvert Harsh Sheth It was a great success interested a lot of people and will hopefully lead to some interesting collaborations in the future Matthew Pocock Anil Wipat Owen Gilfellon Sneha Solanki Daniel Frankel Jane Calvert Harsh Sheth Posted March 29th 2013 in Review Comments are disabled Older Entries Newer Entries SuperJobs SuperMondays Network Flickr Other usergroups Discuss Archive November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 July 2012 May 2012 April 2012 February 2012 November 2011

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  • Uncategorized Archive - Super Mondays - page 4
    in Uncategorized 3 comments SuperSEO This month we had three excellent presentations on the topic of SEO twitter and stuff As usual we recorded the videos these are Tim Nash Andrew Westgarth slideshare id 4316720 doc laparoundtheiissearchoptimizationtoolkit supermondays24thmay2010 100526075220 phpapp02 Dom Hodgson Thanks to our platinum sponsors NorthernNet Northern Film and Media and Sunderland Software City Posted May 26th 2010 in Uncategorized 1 comment CloudCamp Gateshead This month we held a CloudCamp event in Gateshead The venue was probably the best venue we have ever used it was a 12 th Centry Church called St Marys The following presentations were given Steve Caughey Download Steves presentation here Ross Cooney slideshare id 4140758 doc obscuredbyclouds2 100518125626 phpapp01 Raph Cohn Justin Souter slideshare id 4293070 doc introductiontocloudcomputing cloudcampv0 35 100525073756 phpapp02 We are very grateful to Gateshead Council for allowing us to use the venue NorthernNet for being our platinum sponsor and all of our silver sponsors including Microsoft Everycity StormMQ OPSource emailcloud and Arjuna Posted May 25th 2010 in Uncategorized Comments are disabled Older Entries Newer Entries SuperJobs SuperMondays Network Flickr Other usergroups Discuss Archive November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 April 2014 March 2014

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  • Super Mondays - A strong and vibrant IT community based in the North East Of England - page 6
    moved our video archive to the Internet Archive and will be updating the web site links so they are not lost forever We are looking at other additional services as well but for now you can access this month s videos at https archive org details SuperMondaysCMS If you would like to help with recording editing and or uploading future Super Mondays videos then please get in tough with me Your help would be very much appreciated Adam s WordPress WTF slides are available on Speaker Deck Posted February 25th 2014 in Review Comments are disabled SuperMondays CMSs This month we are talking about Content Management systems and have the following amazing speakers PyroCMS Built for Developers Jamie Hurst http www hurstdev co uk jamieFDHurst Most other CMS s concentrate on giving a solid and easy experience for users rather than the chaps who are actually building it PyroCMS combines a solid framework CodeIgniter with HMVC principles and a nice and easy administration dashboard to offer a slightly different package I ll explain how you can use and extend PyroCMS to give your users the best functionality AND experience all at the same time WordPress WTF Adam Onishi onishiweb After you ve spent many years working with something you start to get to that point where you feel competent that you can do anything and every problem has a solution However with this understanding you also get to a point where as well as seeing how something works you can also see how badly it does it This is the point Adam has come to with WordPress In this talk you ll take a look over some weaknesses with WordPress exploring downsides of the architecture the theming and some more general problems around the platform But also you ll see how to avoid these problems and write better themes plugins and websites with WordPress CMS Horror stories and how stop them Pete Duncanson http offroadcode com offroadcode You ve build the site to the clients brief you launch it then the phone calls start Slowly be surely you stop telling your friends about the cool new site you built as the client adds Pink Comic Sans EVERYWHERE Skip forward 3 months and its no longer on your portfolio page yet the phone calls still keep coming how do I do this I want to make it do that but 5pm tonight I know it is 4 40 on a Friday but a press release has gone out Its rare a website is built without a CMS these days let how to build them well and with the editor in mind is still a journey most designer developers are just beginning to take Join Pete Duncanson he escorts you through a short talk on the pitfalls and horrors of building with a CMS and how to avoid them silver bullets garlic and wooden crosses are optional so both you and client are happy Feel free to heckle or scream Pete Duncanson

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