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Meetups / May 29, 2020 / 4 min read

Tecknuovo’s top tech community meetups – June 2020

It’s June already? Time to stock the freezer with ice lollies and make sure the BBQ’s ready to go! I hope you all were able to get the most out of the (what feels like many) bank holidays in May, and are ready for more June tech meetups. There’s a wide range of June meetups to choose from, as you can see from the Google calendar below. We’ve also highlighted some of the June meetups that Tecknuovo team are particular interested in within the article. Who knows what interesting new update or practice you’ll learn about this month?

Meetup Mates

On 25th May, we were excited to celebrate Meetup Mates’ first birthday! We’re proud to see how the community has grown and what’s becoming. We decided to take a look back over what’s been an amazing year of meetups and the Mate who made them so special. We also decided to take a look forward at new horizons and image what we hope we achieve in the future. Huge thank you to all community members, we couldn’t do it without you!

If you’re not yet a member of Meetup Mates and want to stay in the know about all the latest virtual events happening, you can join up to our Slack channel! You can do this by registering here. https://meetup-mates.com/register/

 

June meetups

Monday 1st

Analysing and Visualising Survey and Qualitative Data in Power BI (Option 1) – Register here

Recently, London Business Analytics Group ran a survey and asked respondents to rate four topic ideas for future events (schools, elections, COVID and crime). This event will take the time to analyse the data and see what insights can be drawn and decide which of these topics to run – and which not. London Business Analytics Group will experiment how to visualise the results and ask if the survey could have been better designed.

Wednesday 3rd

Cloud Native London, June 2020 – Register here

Join Cloud Native London online, learn about the Kubernetes and Cloud Native from three great speakers, and meet our community. Cedrick Lunven from DataStax will be sharing his talk on Deploying Apache Cassandra on Kubernetes with Cass Operator. Then founder of CloudSkiff Stephane Jourdan will be sharing his talk ‘Key steps to a good quality for your infrastructure code’. Don’t miss it!

Thursday 4th

Hunting Bugs with Puppeteer and AWS Lamba- Online Meetup – Register here

One of the worst bugs to have is the one that is hard to reproduce but has very serious consequences. Searchmetrics recently faced with one such bug after they added a new caching layer to our application. The quest to reproduce this bug finally ended when they decided to move away from manual testing. Sarah Wachs from Searchmetrics will share their approach and what the Searchmetrics team learned on the way.

Wednesday 10th

JS Monthly Lunchtime Meetup #02, June Online Meetup – Register here

This talk is for UI engineers who feel like giving up writing tests! When relying heavily on UI frameworks (React, Angular or Vue), integration tools like (Cypress or Protractor) and even browser intricacies (like HTML/DOM) to inform test decisions, you eventually grind to a halt because your tests have become too complicated! Instead of focusing on ‘tools’, the focus should be on architecture. Pete Heard will be joining and sharing his tips creating a testable UI architecture. Join in to learn the secrets of scaling your tests!

Thursday 11th

[ONLINE] Data for Social Good & Sustainability, collab with Open Data Manchester – Register here

HER+Data MCR is a community working to connect, inspire, support, and empower the NW UK’s Women in Data through monthly meetups. For the June 2020 event, HER+Data are teaming up with Open Data Manchester to showcase women working with data for social good and sustainability. Don’t miss it!

Monday 15th

Free Webinar with Mary Poppendieck on Developing a Lean Mindset – Register here

Bring your questions for the co-founder of the Lean Software Development Movement Mary Poppendieck! She will be sharing the journey from development to leadership to the whole lean mindset. She’ll talk about lean principles, how lean has evolved over the last 17 years, how it’s grown into the DevOps movement, the symbiotic relationship between tech and lean, how the lean mindset can be applied across organizations, the experience of being the lone female voice at the start business agility, and, of course, questions from the audience!

Tuesday 16th

London Scala Talks: Chris Birchall – Register here

London Scala is joined by Chris Birchall who’ll be sharing his talk on class derivation in Scala 3! Type class derivation is one of the most exciting new features of Scala 3. In this talk, Chris will explain how library authors can use it make life easier for their users. He’ll start with a quick recap of how type class derivation is typically achieved in Scala 2, and how it looks in other languages such as Haskell and Rust. Join in to learn more!

Friday 19th

Online: NgUniversal Basics and Latest Features – Register here

GDG Reading and WomenTechmakers Reading is delighted to host this online Angular Talk on NgUniversal Basics and Latest Features. They’ll be joined by Wagner Maciel. Wagner is a software engineer currently working in the Angular team. Even though he has only been here for a short time, he had the privilege of building Angular/Universal’s new prerender builder. He’ll talk to us about NgUniversal Basics and Latest Features, going over the basics of how to install and use NgUniversal, and also taking a deep dive into the two major features released in v9 – Prerendering and Hot code reload. Check out the event page for more details!

 

Take care and look after yourself! If you fancy a chat, you can send a DM on the Meetup Mates Slack to one of the lovely people below!

@KatPaines
@MeganKSlater
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