Manchester Web Meetup #10

Manchester Web Meetup
Manchester Web Meetup
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Happy Autumn, Manc Webbers!

We hope you had a good Summer. September marks our return, this time taking place at LADbible.

Our speakers for this month are:

1) Phillip Vose - Senior Frontend Engineer , LADbible
* Automated Visual Regression Testing with Cypress*

An introduction to automating your visual regression testing with Cypress, and how it can help reduce repetitive testing tasks to put out more reliable changes, faster.

2) Luis Couto (@ coutoworld) - Software Engineer, YLD
*Trust but Verify*


A huge thanks to YLD for organising, and to LADBible for hosting and sponsoring refreshments.


YLD is one of Europe's fastest growing software engineering consultancies. We build exciting products and platforms in React / Node.js for Trainline, Vogue, The Economist and many more.

The team is committed the open source community aiming to create a long-standing engineering culture and delivery capability in each piece of work.

Watch Tech Talks YLD youtube channel for more talks on React and Node:

Join the conversation:
- Twitter @YLDio (
- LinkedIn (


LADbible Group

LADbible Group is a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people, and a way of life for a generation of fans the world over.

LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.

The technology team at LADbible team have undergone a transformative 12 months, hiring new 'Heads Of' for Tech, UX and Engineering and have completely rebuilt the web platform that powers their high volume websites and various social channels, delivering measurable improvements in UX, site performance and monetisation.