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SOA Governance Approach, Layers, Policy Examples
Category: Architecture > SOA      Posted: 04 Feb 09

This talk provides an introduction to the course that will be given by Michael on SOA Governance. The course is aimed to provide a vendor-independent view on SOA Governance based on OASIS SOA Reference Model and SOA Reference Architecture. The course prepares you to easily navigate governance structu...

Challenges in making Ruby run effectively on a JVM
Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 04 Feb 09

During the March LRUG meeting, Kresten Krab Thorup, track host and speaker at both QCon and RubyFools gave us an overview of the issues, trade-offs and challenges in making dynamic object-oriented languages run effectively; both in general, and specifically making Ruby run well on the JVM. Kresten ha...

Genomes On Rails
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 04 Feb 09

The Human Genome Project aimed to determine the entire DNA sequence of man: it was completed in 13 years after an international effort and a billion dollar budget. To further our understanding of DNA, genes, proteins and their function, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is building the next generat...

Ruby as Multimedia glue
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 04 Feb 09

A talk about implementing a gem for communicating with the open source MythTV software, streaming and transcoding recordings on the fly with the aid of Mongrel, and viewing them using a custom interface written using RubyCocoa on Mac OS X. The talk will be a whistlestop tour of the various aspects of...

Concurrent and Multicore Haskell
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Ganesh Sittampalam will present the Haskell User Group and will talk about Concurrent & Multicore Haskell and about the Haskell User Group

Act As Xapian
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Francis gave a very interesting talk about his new Rails search engine plugin, which is called acts_as_xapian

RabbitMQ and ruby
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Ben Hood kindly offered to step in and talk about some work he\'s been doing with RabbitMQ and ruby. The outline is:

  • Characterize the motivations behind messaging in Ruby applications.
  • Touch on the current approaches that have been taken.
  • Look at what AMQP offers in general.
  • D...

  • A Ruby/Watir framework that object models your AUT and uses Rspec Story Runner
    Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 04 Feb 09

    Aidy Lewis will give a talk on a Ruby Watir framework that object models your AUT and uses Rspec Story Runner

    Packet Sniffing
    Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 04 Feb 09

    James Darling has recently been hacking about with the Shazam iPhone app and the Last.fm API in an attempt to scrobble his vinyl listening habits. Along the way he used a ruby packet sniffing tool. In this short talk he's going to show off the packet sniffer and the end-to-end hack he came up with <...

    One Code-Base, Many Projects
    Category: Web Development > Other      Posted: 04 Feb 09

    Jason Cale offered to run a talk / discussion on how to cope with evolving a single project into a maintainable code-base for multiple projects. That's not a great distilation of his idea, so here are his words:

    The basic premise of what I have now is a (yet another) custom CMS / E-commer...

    Javascript Testing
    Category: Web Development > Javascript      Posted: 04 Feb 09

    In this talk, Chris O'Sullivan introduces the issues he saw with his Rails development, Javascript, and how there is very limited testing. Chris introduces the changes that need to made before beginning Javascript testing (mainly that you don't view javascript as a necessary evil) and how you set up ...

    Ruby vs. The World
    Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 04 Feb 09

    As part of the December 2008 LRUG meeting, Matthew Rudy Jacobs introduces the topic he's been working on for the past few weeks: taking features that already exist in other languages and implementing them in Ruby. It is a very informative presentation whereby he guides you through the reasons why it ...