We bring our members great talks from the best speakers in the UK and where possible from around the world. Predominately we look at the Microsoft development stack, but we do have platform neutral and methodology based talks too.
We guarantee one meeting a month, normally on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Everyone is welcome! Be you a student or grizzled professional, come along for a night of great content, people and pizza :)
We offer your first 2 events for free, then after that we'd like you to take out a membership to continue attending. Speak to either John or Rich to find out more about how the membership works :)
If you're wondering why you can't see the full 5 years of back sessions we've had, it's because we've recently migrated from our old home at NxtGenUG Southampton (http://www.nxtgenug.net/Southampton). By all means go and see what we've covered in the previous 5 years :D
We’ve all been there - having to support, fix and improve a legacy code base with all its history and foibles.
In this talk I’ll dive deep into some of the horrors of a 20 year old legacy codebase. I’ll try and understand how those horrors came to be and give approaches to mitigating them and ultimately modernising the code - giving another 20 years of life to a product.
Joel Hammond-Turner Tech Lead, Landmark Information Group I've a very broad experience of software development over 15 years and a passion for both technology and elegance in my solutions that make me an extremely capable software architect.
Personable and professional, I revel in complex challenges, but always make time to coach and mentor team members.