Past Meetup

Software Development Talks - Guest Speaker (O'Reilly Book Author : Doug Sillars)

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Bank of Ireland (workbench)

125 O' Connell Street · Limerick

How to find us

The door to the left of the main Bank of Ireland entrance.

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A series of Software Development lightning talks for members by members !!

• Main talk Our Special Guest Speaker: Doug Sillars (O'Reilly Book Author of "High Performance Android Apps")

Agenda - (General outline for the night )
6.05pm Door Opens (Ring Buzzer - if closed)
Refreshments(Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks) & Food( if any !!)
6.45pm Main Talk by our Special Guest Speaker : Doug Sillars
7.40pm Questions & Mini Break ( JetBrains and Redgate Raffle & refreshments)
7.45pm Any member Lightning Talks : (Including a short talk on Kubernetes by GF)
8.25pm ( please note we must exit the Building)
8.30pm All are Welcome as we visit the local Pub to continue the chat and social scene. (Well it is summer !!!)

Please RSVP so we can arrange Seating and to enter our member Raffle to win a Jetbrains FULL license or a FULL TOOLBELT Redgate license.

I would like to thank our awesome main Sponsors ( Bank of Ireland, JetBrains , Redgate ) and our local Limerick Sponsors ( McNamara's Hardware - )

• Doug Sillars Bio: Doug is a known expert on improving the performance of mobile apps and websites. He is also a Recognized Google Developer Expert and the author of O'Reilly's "High Performance Android Apps". Doug is also a regular speaker at developer conferences in the US and Europe. Doug is currently working as a freelance digital nomad, traveling with his family in Europe.

O'Reilly's "High Performance Android Apps" Book:

If you are interested in giving a formal talk and would like to be a named speaker then please get in contact with me. If you would like to give a lightning talk then just turn up as a member and you are welcome to give a talk on any subject related to software development or a related area . Ideally (non formal) lightning talks should be 10-20mins at most. If you wish to do longer talks then please contact me beforehand.

After the talks we will spend a few hours socializing in the near by pub to discuss the night's talk and other tech issues.

If you are currently learning a subject, you may wish to connect with other members to see if they are also interested in that subject. Perhaps start a discussion below and see if another member wants to give a shared lightning talk with you. :-)

Lightning talk subjects can be anything related to Software Development, i.e. Desktop, Web, Mobile , Testing, Software Development practices , Infrastructure wise Docker/Kubernetes, Build pipelines, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data science, Applications & Games Development, NOSQL vs Relational Dbs, AWS, Azure or Google Services, Programming Languages i.e. OOPS or functional programming, OpenStack, Api libraries etc.