JS Design Patterns & Writing Website Specifications at May's Staffs Web Meetup

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Entrust, Room G05

The Riverway Centre Riverway · Stafford

How to find us

Head through the main entrance, if locked text 07827885171 and someone will let you in. Look out for the pink flag at the bottom of the corridor. If you can’t find us, tweet @staffsWebMeetup for help.

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Join us for May's Staffs Web Meetup. We have lightning talks on JavaScript design patterns and writing website specifications followed by our open discussion session.

All our events are free to attend, with food and drink provided. We welcome both newcomers and existing members. Come along and join us!


6:00pm - 7:00pm
People arrive

7:00pm - 7:20pm
JavaScript design patterns - a case study
Elliot Evans (https://twitter.com/EIIiotEvans)

When creating a solution for a problem it can be challenging to put all the pieces together, this presentation will showcase how implementation of some design patterns helped overcome this hurdle.

7:20pm - 8:00pm
Writing effective website specification documents
Mark Wilkinson (https://twitter.com/WPMark)

Do you want to set your website project up for success? Do you want to avoid any costly surprises along the way?

Of course, you do.

A thorough, focused web specification document will keep your web project running smoothly and, most importantly, will give you the best to chance of delivering a project that meets the goals of your visitors and your business.

In this talk, Mark will outline the key parts of an effective website specification and why they’re important.

8:00pm - 8:15pm
Break, chat & drink!

8:15pm - 8:45pm
Open Discussion
Hosted by Trevor Adams/George Wilde

Our interpretation of Lean Coffee (http://leancoffee.org/), a fast-paced open discussion. Using sticky notes, people post questions or topics. People vote and then we discuss them, most popular first.

8:45pm - 9:00pm


Thanks to our sponsors – Codeweavers (https://codeweavers.net), VesselsValue (https://www.vesselsvalue.com) and Kanuka Digital (https://www.kanukadigital.com).


Each meetup has a buffet, including vegetarian and vegan options. If you have specific dietary requirements please let us know in advance.


There's lots of free parking on the Entrust site. We're a short walk from the town centre and train station.

Entrust is accessible by wheelchair.

Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available.

Under 18's are welcome but must be accompanied by a responsible adult.