CICONF - Mission Complete

Posted 2012-08-21
Category Events
Another trip to the States and another CodeIgniter Conference complete. This is a quick roundup for anyone who didn't make it to the conference this year.

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My Thoughts on CICONF 2012 UK

Posted 2012-02-23
Category Events

It's been a few days since CICONF and this is my first chance to get my thoughts together after a few busy days. In all I am extremely pleased with the event, and so far I have seen nothing but positive feedback on the hash-tag and not heard any complaints. Winner! 

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Drumbeat Festival: 3 days of awesome

Posted 2010-11-06
Category Events

For the last few days I have been in Barcelona at a brilliant event run by Mozilla called Drumbeat Festival with the slogan "Learning, Freedom and the Web". Unlike the normal Drumbeat events this was a two-day conference/festival and had 400 attendees. This event was focusing on a lot more than just web development which is what interested me, so I threw my name in to help out and went along as a blogger. This article is about my personal experiences of the event, things I have learned, people I have met and what I have taken away from it to use going forwards.

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BathCamp: A day of nerdery and beer

Posted 2010-10-31
Category Events

I have been to several conferences, unconferences and local BathCamp meets, but this years proper BathCamp was a real chuckle. BathCamp is BarCamp event which is basically a bunch of web geeks, some lightning talks, throw in some pizza, a free bar, some Family Fortunes and a lot of tweed and you've got the general idea. This years event came at a great timing with recently starting to learn Ruby as I got to speak with a lot of other Ruby geeks while I was there and see Elliot Kember in action smashing a few crazy little applications out at great speed.

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Mozilla Drumbeat Interview: Brad Felix

Posted 2010-10-12
Category Events
With the awesome Mozilla Drumbeat festival less than a month away, I've been talking to one of the featured participants: Brad Felix, Chief Learning Officer of Flat World Knowledge.

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