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South West Test #28

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November 25, 2020

For the last South West Test of 2020, join John Hill, Senior Automation Engineer at Ansible, for 'Life After Selenium'. John will describe the problems with Selenium and demonstrate how they're solved by a new set of tools including webdriver.io, puppeteer, playwright and cypress.

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Open Source in Fintech Event Series – 'Recruit, Retain, Foster'

Tobie Langel
November 19, 2020

In this talk, you’ll learn from Open Source Strategist Tobie Langel why software engineers care about open source so much, what you can do to foster a strong open-source culture, and how you can make sure to effectively promote it to attract—and retain—top talent.

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FinJS @ Home

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November 17, 2020

FINJS is a capital markets network that showcases innovations driven by web technologies. At FinJS's first virtual global conference, Scott Logic Solution Architect Chris Price will give a talk on 'Inverting The Status Quo For Legacy Applications And Desktop Containers (With Roller Coasters)'.

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Chris Price

NE:Tech – November 2020

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November 12, 2020

It's Security Month at NE:Tech in November. Join Faye Ellis, Senior Technical Instructor at ACloudGuru, who will share tips and best practices for the sought-after AWS Security Specialty Certification, and Jim Hooker, Head of IT Security at Newcastle Building Society, who will explore 'Cyber Security in the Supply Chain' by telling you a story of where flaws may exist in your data security and what you should be mindful of in your next tech venture.

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Ministry of Testing Edinburgh

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November 12, 2020

Join November's Ministry of Testing Edinburgh to get started with Chaos Engineering with Simon Aronsson. Modern architectural patterns make it harder than ever to get a full understanding of a system's health and resilience. How can we get assurance that our systems perform and scale if they all run, and scale, independently? As Simon will explain, we use chaos.

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Build IT Right 2020

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November 12, 2020

Build IT Right 2.0 will be held online this year to inspire, expand knowledge and discuss emerging trends. There will be three Scott Logic speakers! Zac Rubin will share seven lessons from his first steps as a DevOps Engineer; and Mark Jose and James Leftley will give Lightning Talks.

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Mark Jose

James Leftley

Open Source Strategy Forum

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November 12, 2020

In 'What can the Financial Crash teach us about Open Source?', Colin Eberhardt will explore the risks associated with open-source components. He'll take a deep dive into a popular open-source product, scrutinising its dependencies and software supply chain, and draw parallels with the 2008 financial crisis and our unwitting exposure to the failing subprime mortgage market.

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Colin Eberhardt

Agile North East

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November 10, 2020

In his talk 'Shifting in all directions: Get rid of your QA column', Dunelm's Head of Quality Stuart Day will explain the impact on working culture, practices and behaviour of keeping QA/Test as a phase to the right, and he'll discuss a different approach which focuses on shifting in all directions and helps improve collaboration, speed and quality.

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API Hour: Building modern Web APIs

Mark Jose
October 16, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Friday, Mark will explore a little of the history of the term API and cover what he considers to be the three most current use cases. He’ll talk about REST and GraphQL, with a look at the evolving standards in the ‘API over the internet’ space. He’ll also look at how the popularity of Event Sourcing has led to a rise in the number of Asynchronous APIs and how standards are emerging in this area too.

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API Hour: Developing an API strategy

James Heward
October 15, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Thursday, the focus is strategy. An API Strategy is vital for focusing resources, aligning stakeholders and ensuring that APIs deliver a good return on investment. James Heward will provide his perspective on the major elements of an API strategy and discuss some of the areas to consider when designing one.

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