codeHarbour April 2019: Folkestone!

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Folkestone Quarterhouse

Mill Bay · Folkestone CT20 1BN

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Details

This months event brings us to Folkestone at The Quarterhouse. We have some exciting talks lined up for you this month, suitable for all audiences regardless of tech knowledge. Don't miss out!

Telephone Systems and Voice over IP

The speaker will talk about his experiences with a gradually evolving SOHO telephone system, starting with a single POTS (landline), through ISDN, to the current VoIP solution, and the eventual removal of the original telephones. The majority of the talk will concern the use of the open source Asterisk platform to provide numerous facilities (including one or two quite unusual ones) in a large, rambling house used also as an office for part of the time. This will include an introduction to VoIP for beginners. Costs and savings will also be considered. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Managing technical debt

With the talk primarily aimed at those in technical roles, I'll be providing a number of practical methods to use when managing technical debt. About half the talk will be things we can do as developers to quickly identify then reduce the impact of technical debt, and half will be around how to explain technical debt to non-technical stakeholders.

Schedule for the night::
7:00 - 7:30 - Pizza, drinks and mingling
7:30 - 8:00 - Telephone Systems and Voice over IP by Bob Eager
8:00 - 8:15 - Intermission
8:15 - 8:45 - Managing technical debt by Chris Willmott
8:45 - 9:00 - Discussion and socialising

For more details about the event, how to get to The Quarterhouse and more information about our awesome sponsors, check out our website http://codeharbour.co.uk/

Send us a message on the meetup.com page - we might be able to arrange a lift to The Quarterhouse.

Our Amazing Sponsors::

The Creative Foundation
Code Harbour is supported by Cupido European Regional Development Fund and Creative Folkestone, a visionary arts charity dedicated to producing and enabling the very best creative activity that has and continues to transform Folkestone and East Kent. Working collectively, we make the town a better place to live, work, play and visit. We believe that everyone is creative, and that creativity has the power to change people and places for the better. With this passion at its heart, Creative Folkestone enables people’s creativity to flourish, enriching the town and those who live in or visit it. Established in 2002 and formerly known as Creative Foundation, Creative Folkestone has a remarkable record of success and looks after five projects: Folkestone Artworks, Folkestone Book Festival, Creative Quarter, Folkestone Triennial and Quarterhouse. Through all these projects we enable people to get creative.

Renowned Resourcing
Renowned Resourcing are a professional family run recruitment service based in Maidstone, Kent. We currently work within a generalist market matching candidates to businesses for permanent and contract roles all over the country but mainly in London and the South East.