What we're about

We are very lucky in Norwich to have a thriving and highly active tech community.

Complementing the existing tech community, Norfolk Developers will be peeling back the high level and going straight to the heart of software development practices and processes. We aim to bring you local, national and international speakers and workshops.

You might want to try something new or wish to take your software development up to the next level. Norfolk Developers wants to jump depth-first into the detail and bring you practical value. We want to make it easy for you to access knowledge, progress and prosper in the highly specialised and valuable field of software engineering.

Upcoming events (5+)

Breakfast with Matt Leach of Geotekk

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Matt will talk about Geotekk’s product design and fund raising journey and how the company has developed through a belief that anything which serves to reduce stress and worry in everyday lives enables a happier life empowering us to “Live More”. Matt Leach (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-matthew-leach-186427145/) Matt is co-founder of Geotekk (https://www.geotekk.com/), a company specialising in smart alarms for bikes. Founded in 2015 in response to ever-rising levels of bike theft, Matt and his co-founder James strive to provide customers with freedom and peace of mind by creating an affordable, versatile and best-in-class smart alarm. This alarm would combine and improve the most effective features of other security products into one multi-functional package.

Mobile Machine Learning Extravaganza & Balance of Continuous Testing in DevOps

Mobile Machine Learning Extravaganza Machine Learning is an exciting field of AI that helps to make intelligent decisions based on a set of data. Recent innovations have pushed Machine Learning into the realm of mobile devices, with benefits for all. Dive straight into a show and tell to see how the tools today make creating machine learning models easily accessible to developers without the need to know complex maths. Also, learn why deploying machine learning models on a ​device is a big privacy win for both your users and business. Darryl Bayliss https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrylbayliss/ Darryl is a software engineer from Liverpool. Heʼs works at Axon Vibe as the Chapter Lead for Mobile Engineering, working on the iOS and Android SDKs to help developers and companies leverage the power of our Smart Mobility platform. He is also Co-Author of Android Apprentice over at raywenderlich.com, a book for experienced developers who have never done a day of Android dev in their life. Darryl also previously worked as a teacher and university lecturer. Balance of Continuous Testing in DevOps Software Development in this modern era has evolved a lot. They focus more from the faster delivery of the product perspective and hence the teams started following the culture of DevOps which emphasis the adherence of the Continuous Delivery process. One of the key entity in DevOps is Continuous Testing, where automated tests decide roll-out of the product. In this talk, we will discuss the concepts of continuous testing, how it can help in end-to-end automated testing within the delivery lifecycle, the adoption of the shift-left testing approach for detecting the bugs earlier in the development process. Giridhar Rajkumar https://www.linkedin.com/in/giridhar-rajkumar-49121265/ With his 10+ years of experience in test automation, Giridhar has worked with multiple customers in the UK, EU, India and Latin America for a successful transformation on the way they work with regards to Continuous Testing and adopting the right set of toolsets for successful test automation model. Giridhar is passionate about exploring new technologies and is an expert in Agile and DevOps. He is a successful trainer and trained over 1500+ professionals in Test Automation and BDD to get well-versed with the concepts and help them in implementing in real-time. Besides his Testing Profession, he spends his time in Web and Android development. He is a Global Speaker, an Industry leader on Test Automation and an Instructor in Test Automation University.

Norwich Python User Group - Social

St George's Works

Rather than struggle on Youtube and Stack overflow, why not join us. This will be a great opportunity to talk about Python face to face, get ideas, share tips/frustrations, and generally have a good time. So anyone interested in Python is welcome, from hobbyist to seasoned professional.

TBC with James Skilton and Bro, do you even code? with Jim Seconde

Bro, do you even code? The Politics of Tool-Shaming - Jim Seconde We've all heard it: "What?! You're using X framework/language/tool? You must suck at programming!" We work in jobs rife with debate and discussion, where it's essential to give and take advice; some good, some bad. In this talk I'll delve into what's harmful about shaming, what's constructive and how we need to think about what we want for our future as an industry.

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Norwich Python User Group - Social

St George's Works

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