February Meetup Recap

Another month, another meetup. We had a blast and thanks to @vzivo_si, everything was recorded.

First up was Miha Mencin with Fine Tuning the Elastic Search with Evolution Algorithm:

Next up was yours truly. I talked about Twofishes, and how I optimised our code talking to it by using Thrift.

After that we had two lightning talks. Jan Berdajs had a fun one about a hidden git feature git-new-workdir. He also showed how he made theine - a spring/zeus/spork-like Rails application preloader for jruby:

Last talk of the day was by Martin Artnik who talked about unsafe defaults in gems which could delete your entire project. Not kidding, take a look:

That was it for February, do join us this month - same place, same time on 26th of March. In the mean time you should follow us on Twitter and join us on Facebook.

January Meetup Recap

We started 2015 with JavaScript, Go and of course Ruby! Thanks to @vzivo_si, everything was recorded.

Luka Zakrajšek, CTO of Koofr gave a talk about Go and some tools around it.

Marko Zabreznik, CTO of Edgar had a talk “MEAN stack @ Edgar

Jan Berdajs, CTO of RankTrackr has presented his new Ruby gem - Datasource.

After official event we also had a lightning talk. This time with some free T-Shirts and promo material from topdeejays.com.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and don’t forget to join us in February! ;)

November Meetup Recap

Yesterday we had nice November meetup with colourful mix of technology and speakers.

Žiga Vidic - developer from Celtra - explained what is React and how it could be used in modern web applications. (Slovenian video)

Miha Rekar - full stack developer from Silp AG - presented Neo4j in his lovely talk “WTF is this hipster graph thingy?” (Slovenian video)

Slides from talk are available here.

We also had Swizec visiting us from Ljubljana JS User Group he poked around type systems and differences between them. Wonderful talk; titled “Wat … are we doing to ourselves?” (English video)

Slides from his talk are available here.

After official meetup ended we also opened floor for lightning talks. Few guys stepped up,..

  • Jan Berdajs explained his datasource concept. Bridging the gap between AR / serializes and making back-ends thiner.
  • Aleks Jakulin, CTO of Ganxy. Gave talk “Big data, d’oh. The future of data-centric engines.” Explaining why “big data” concept is passé and what will future replacements be,…

Follow us on Twitter and don’t forget to join us in December!

P.s.: All talks ware live streamed and recorded by @vzivo_si.

October Meetup Recap

On the day before Halloween we had our October meetup; this time it was about Swift, UX and Belgian beer.

Jure Žove - iOS developer - explained difference between Swift new programming language from Apple , Ruby and Scala. Talk titled - Jumping into Apple Swift. (English video)

Miha Mencin - Ruby developer from D.Labs - reported his experience with ArrrrCamp 2014. (Slovenian video)

Mitja Mavsar; gave gentle introduction to UX and then did session of UX Fixing. (Slovenian video)

Video: © @vzivo_si

Drinks after event ware sponsored by Leadformance. Guys are looking for Ruby on Rails developers; remote contractors welcome.

Next meetup will be on 27th of November 2014 - join us in Poligon

September Meetup Recap

After long summer, we meet again in Poligon Creative Center, we had three wonderful speakers, explaining useful things,…

Damjan Rems presented DRGCMS - a custom build Rails + Mongo CMS that powers podjetnik.si, mozaikpodjetnih.si and ooz-ljsiska.si.

Islam Mušić talked about how he used Spree to create e-commerce site for Slovenian Kickstarter success story ONDU.

We finished with Klemen Nagode and his “10 things I learned at Baruco conference”.

Foto: © @otobrglez

Video: © @vzivo_si

Next time be sure to join us!