For our February meet we shall mostly be having lightning talks from our lovely members.Details →
This month we have a social meetup, meet in Common bar (opposite MadLab) from 7:00Details →
This month, Glen Mailer will be giving us a practical introduction to how and why you should be using a real message queue – at any scale.Details →
Most of us have heard the vague, hand waving spiel about why DI is important for writing flexible, reusable code. A little harder to come by are examples of how one actually goes about doing it in a (cost) effective manner.Details →
An experimental new Ruby implementation that benchmarks faster than the rest.Details →
Leave your mocking frameworks at home, as Gemma Cameron and Iain Mitchell take us on a journey through ‘self’-shunt testing.Details →
It’s a social meet this month, meet from 6:00 onwards at kosmonaut for beer and much nerdy discussion.Details →
Tony Hoare, inventor of the null reference, calls it his “billion dollar mistake”. Although Ruby goes some way to correcting it by making
nil at least be a class with some reasonably helpful stuff on it, you’ll no doubt have been hit by a
NoMethodError: undefined method 'foo' just as many times as me.
At May’s NWRUG, Russell Dunphy will try to convince you of two thing:
- There are not one, but two types of
- They are not a necessary evil – we can do something about them.
Sponsored by On The BeachDetails →