As usual we are slightly late confirming the talks. As promised our headline speaker for the evening is Shed Simove, who will no doubt entertain and amaze you with stories of his exploits. In addition, we have the pleasure of introducing the following speakers:
Nik Silver - Creating brilliant teams
Azmat - Design hacks for mobile. How to get #1 in the App Store.
Avi Patchava - Online connections to offline relationships
Andrew Nesbit - Form Analytics with inForm
There are still plenty of places left, please RSVP if you would like to come along.
If you are into the whole Twitter thing, the hashtag for tonight is #HNLondon.
We also need one or two volunteers to collect the pizzas from Rosebury Avenue in Clekernwell and taxi them to the venue around 18:00. If you have a bit of time spare and can help, please let know. My email is [masked] .
Also, our old friends at Skills Matter are running a one day workshop on HMTL5 Websockets, which might be of interest to some of you. The event is on 30th November and is £95 for the day. More details and sign up info are here: http://skillsmatter.com/event/ajax-ria/html5-websockets-workshop/wd-3015
The London Hacker News Meetup is sponsored by these generous companies:
Twilio, the cloud communications company, provides software developers with simple APIs that enable them to programmatically make and receive phone calls and text messages. Twilio is simple, powerful, and with pay-as-you-go pricing you pay for only what you use. Learn more at Twilio.com
TIM Group, a London financial software house that's hiring now! Commitment to developer learning and quality. Language agnostic. Innovating in automated testing. Fortnightly releases. Visit http://www.timgroup.com/careers.
Forward. Ever wondered how users engage with your site, where they get stuck or how long they spend making choices? Forward Technology's upcoming form analytics service Inform can help you answer all these questions and more. Without any configuration Inform allows you to quickly build up a strong picture of what happens when real visitors interact with your forms. Come and talk to us at the HackerNews meet up to find out more or visit http://inform.forwardtechnology.co.uk for beta access and updates.
Songkick.com is a Y Combinator startup (s2007) making it easy to track your favourite bands so you never miss them live. Some of you may recall some early Hacker News meetups we ran out of our flat in Spitalfields back in 2007-2008 (here are some blurry pictures ). We're pleased as punch to be getting involved in Dmitri and Ben's new meetup : it's excellent to have London HN-ers meeting together regularly again..!