San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Come join us for our latest AKQA Anoraks event, a chance for techies of all disciplines to get together and discuss technologies used at a digital agency!
Doors open at 6:30pm for drinks & snacks. Talks start at 7pm.
Developer Setup Using Vagrant
Riccardo Feretti (Senior Software Engineer, AKQA)
Developer setup for a project presents different challenges and is usually a slow, manual and painful process.
Vagrant allows to dynamically create Virtual Machines and provision them and it is increasingly being used to solve this problem.
Chef: An Introduction
Jim Croft & Steve Mev (CloudReach)
Chef is an open-source automation platform built to address infrastructure challenges. Jim and Steve from Cloudreach (http://www.cloudreach.com/) will be talking about how they use it to help transition their clients to the cloud.
For pizza and drinks.
Building Single Page Applications
Steve Smith (Technical Delivery Manager, AKQA)
Single Page Applications (SPAs) are becoming an increasingly more popular type of web application, but they bring with them new design and implementation challenges.
Steve will be looking at techniques for developing SPAs and how to decide if they are right for your current project. He will also be looking in detail at an example using ASP .NET Web API and knockout.js, as well as discussing other available libraries that help us build SPAs.
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