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Events

Sioned Baker

devtools@scale event

This blog describes a one day event in London where leading tech companies were discussing tools they use to make their development and operations scale and be more efficient.

Sam Hogarth

Design, Data and Redux at Bristech

Yesterday I attended (and spoke!) at the 2016 Bristech conference, an event aimed at polyglots, innovators and the “tech curious”. It was a full house at the Watershed with over 400 tickets sold. I had a great time at the conference, attending quite a few talks myself. What made the...

Chris Price

Using d3-force to control a massive tiny display

This post describes my entry into one of the hack events at JSConf.IS which challenged us to take control of the Northern Lights. It hopefully also serves as a nice introduction to creating visualisations with d3-force.

Chris Price

Highlights from JSConf.IS

My highlights from the inaugural JSConf.IS 2016 hosted at Harpa, Reykjavik.

Rhianna Rahim

UX Scotland 2016

Last week I attended the UX Scotland conference held at the impressive setting of Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The 3-day conference, sponsored by Scott Logic, contained a selection of interesting case studies, workshops, hackathons and other social events. Graham Odds, Head of UX Design at Scott Logic presented two...

Rui Marcalo

An experiment with Animation and UI

We have recently been working on concept designs for a banking app aimed at the new generation of bank users. The main screen of one of such concepts hinges on a seamless transition between different views to communicate the relationship in the underlying data. While we often work with smaller,...

Sam Hogarth

Destroying Monoliths at DDDNorth

Saturday marked the fifth annual DDD North conference, held once again at the University of Sunderland. DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper! events are volunteer-organised conferences where members of the community propose and vote on the agenda. ScottLogic took part this year as a Platinum-level sponsor. We had many fantastic conversations with developers from all...

Rui Marcalo

UX Scotland 2015

During the end of last week, UX Scotland 2015 took place at the Dynamic Earth, offering a selection of interesting talks, workshops and social events. The conference was filled with interesting guests sharing their personal experiences, including Scott Logic’s Graham Odds. The hot Summer Sun proved to offer the ultimate...

Sam Hogarth

Getting Functional at DDDNorth

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending this year’s DDDNorth conference at Sunderland University. DDD events are organised by the community, so anyone is free to submit a session. The community votes on which sessions they would like to see at the event. This year’s event took on a...

Graham Odds

UX Scotland 2013

Last week I spoke at and attended UX Scotland 2013, a new user experience design conference organised by Software Acumen. Over the course of 2 days, 31 sessions and roughly 130 delegates ensured that Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh was filled with ideas, discussion and enthusiasm. Overall, the conference was...

Sam Hogarth

Dispatches from DDDNorth 2

Last weekend I traveled to Bradford for the second DDDNorth conference - a community-organised developer event which featured some excellent speakers. DDD events are held all over the country throughout the year and are supported by local users groups. I highly recommend actively seeking out and attending these events, they...

Chris Price

JSConf EU 2012

Hot on the heels of Reject.js was JSConf EU, a weekend conference about, well, JavaScript! It was my first time there so I was a little unsure what to expect, I was absolutely blown away by the venue, the organisation, the food, the drinks, the talks and most importantly the...

Chris Price

Reject.js

Last Thursday I headed to Berlin for Reject.js, a community JavaScript conference organised to coincide with JSConf.eu. I was very impressed by the professionalism with which the event was run, which in turn allowed everyone to learn a lot and have a great time. Thanks goes to Robin Mehner, Thorsten...

Graham Odds

UX London 2012

Last week I attended the UX London 2012 conference. This was my first public foray into the world of User Experience and it proved to be both educational and thought-provoking. Having read his book, Sketching User Experiences, I had high expectations of the opening presentation from Bill Buxton (@wasbuxton) and...

Colin Eberhardt

Slides and code from my WPUG talk on PhoneGap

Yesterday I presented a talk at the London-based Windows Phone User Group on the development of cross-platform mobile applications using PhoneGap. Here are my slides from the presentation: And here is the twitter search application I demoed: PhoneGapTwitterSearch.zip You can also try out Property Finder on your phone. Thanks to...

Colin Eberhardt

WPUG Talk: Developing cross-platform mobile applications with PhoneGap for Windows Phone 7

In a couple of weeks I will be giving a talk on using PhoneGap for cross platform mobile application development at the WPUG #NotAtMWC12 event on Tuesday, February 28, in London. This post gives a brief overview of my talk and a video.

Graham Odds

Flash On The Beach 2011

Yesterday I spoke at the Flash On The Beach conference in Brighton as part of the Elevator Pitch session. I think the session went really well, with a great mixture of topics so (hopefully) everyone was suitably entertained. As previously mentioned, my 3-minute talk was titled How I Learned to...

Colin Eberhardt

Talk on Cross-Platform XAML Applications @NEBytes

I am happy to have been invited by NEBytes to give a talk on cross-platform XAML applications later this month. The event kicks off at 6:30pm on August 17th at Room 120, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University, with the event including both my presentation and a talk on Office 365 by...

Graham Odds

Flash On The Beach 2011

Yesterday I received the exciting news that I will be speaking at the fantastic Flash On The Beach conference in Brighton this September. As Europe's biggest annual Flash conference it brings together leading minds from all over the industry and focuses on design and development in equal share. I will...