Luke Szyrmer is the author of the bestselling book “Launch Tomorrow”. He is a Lean Startup community activist in London, and runs regular meetups to help founders apply Lean Startup principles such as testing to their business. Luke mentors startup founders and has previously spoken at Google Campus, Launch22, and LeanCamp. He enjoys the challenge…..
Linda Rising is an independent consultant who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Linda is an internationally known author and presenter on topics related to patterns, retrospectives, influence strategies, agile development, and the change process. With a Ph.D. from Arizona State University, Linda’s background includes university teaching and software development in a number of different domains. You…..
At the August 2016 Plymouth JS meetup I gave my first ever public talk. The twenty minute talk, titled ‘Once…. Twice…. Three times a programmer: A journey through to modern web APIs’ was a brief overview of my path to becoming a web developer. I told it through the lens of the communities I’ve been a part…..
The recent Software Cornwall Business Connect Event, hosted at the Pool Innovation Centre, brought together 140 people from across the South West to discuss the future impact of Technology in the region. The varied mix of company owners, developers, designers and media gave the room a great buzz, making it the only place to be…..
In the excitement of scaffolding a rails project, more often than not I forget to create the database, resulting in a moment or two of confusion. Thankfully, if you have CreateDB installed its as simple as entering one command into a terminal prompt. createdb your_database_name CreateDB can also do some other amazing stuff, but thanks…..
With more and more of our lives being conducted online, good connectivity to the internet has quickly become a requirement of our daily goings on. Consistent, let alone fast, connectivity is not guaranteed but there are somethings we can do as developers to make a user’s visit that bit snappier every visit. As an added…..