Author: jonny

Software Developers and Technology Meetup Group

NewTech Conference, Newry

Newry Digital are kicking off 2020 with a mini conference aimed at developers and those connected to the tech industry. The NewTech conference will take place on Saturday 7th March 2020 in the Mardyke Suite at the Canal Court Hotel. Newry Digital are a group of local IT professionals who meetup to share and promote…
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Code Kata – Fizz Buzz

This week’s code kata was a session on test driven development using the Fizz Buzz exercise or here http://wiki.c2.com/?FizzBuzzTest Solutions http://codingdojo.org/kata/FizzBuzz/ http://wiki.c2.com/?FizzBuzzTest https://github.com/jkisor/FizzBuzz/blob/master/src/FizzBuzz.java http://codingdojo.org/kata/FizzBuzz/ https://hackernoon.com/python-basics-8-fizzbuzz-441e97c6c767 Discussions during the Session Statically typed vs dynamically typed languages Java Replacing If Statements TTD test given development https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test-driven_development https://medium.freecodecamp.org/test-driven-development-what-it-is-and-what-it-is-not-41fa6bca02a2 Writing effective tests http://www.se-radio.net/2016/05/se-radio-episode-256-jay-fields-on-working-effectively-with-unit-tests/ PHP/Laravel – Excellent starter tutorials on…
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Code Kata

Coding Kata Meetup

The October 2018 meetup was held in Finnegan & Son in Newry.  Organiser Joe McKevitt guided attendees through exercises in refactoring legacy could with a test-driven development approach. Links Introduction into http://www.cyber-dojo.org Session id – 4bPhxc Teams used on the night – join team , lion, zebra, buffalo, rabbit, eagle, kingfisher Speed car Kata –…
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Innovation Nation: Newry 2018

The inaugural Innovation Nation: Newry 2018 is taking place in Newry Town Hall on Thursday 27th September. The organisers have kindly offered a small number of complimentary tickets to members of the Newry Digital network. If you would like to avail of this opportunity please contact us and we will forward your information to the…
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Slack Channel

We have opened a ‘channel’ on Slack for discussions around tech in Newry. First Time SignUp Instructions: Visit https://nitech.herokuapp.com/ Enter your email address and click ‘Get My Invite’ Your request will be queued and after manual approval should be accepted so be patient it could take a few hours! When approved you will receive an email…
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