Developer Day Scotland 2009

Scottish Developers
Sat, 2 May 2009, 09:00 - 17:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
Glasgow Caledonian University , Glasgow, GB
About Developer Day Scotland

Developer Day Scotland (DDS) is a community event, run by community for community, which is based upon the highly successful Developer! Developer! Developer! (DDD) community conference events.

Scottish Developers is pleased to bring this phenomenal success to Scotland once again. The very best of the UK speaker community will be presenting on the topics delegates wish to see.

Highlights of Developer Day Scotland


Listed below are some of the key highlights of the day:

  • Modern state of the art conference facility courtesy of Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Four technical tracks with a capacity of of 200 delegates.
  • Sixty minute in-depth technical content sessions.
  • Leading international speakers and technology specialists.
  • Networking area, CPD resources.
  • Sponsor area to facilitate networking with delegates

The Developer Day Scotland team are constantly working on adding resources and more value to the day, so remember to come back from time to time to see what’s been added.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved in the software development or software engineering world.

Delegates will typically be drawn from software professionals and soon-to-be professionals, including business analysts, designers, DBAs, software developers, software engineers, students, team leads, testers and not forgetting managers of all levels.

Dates & Times

DDS will run from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 2nd May 2009.


The Continuing Professional Development Centre, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA.

See the location on Google Maps or the Caledonian University website


Now the very best part! This event is free thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and supporters.

  • jQuery Deep Dive : Andy Gibson
  • Virtualisation for Developers - What? Why? Where? : Liam Westley
  • Everything you wanted to know about refactoring but were afraid to ask! : Gary Short
  • Testing the SQL Database - Best Practice : Satya SK Jayanty
  • TDD? I don't have time : Craig Nicol
  • Real-world MVC Architecture : Steven Sanderson
  • Embracing a new world - dynamic languages and .NET : Ben Hall
  • 77 SQL Server Myths : Simon Sabin
  • What's new in C# 4.0 : Guy Smith-Ferrier
  • ASP.NET MVC Best Practice : Sebastien Lambla
  • Make Patterns with Patterns - Introducing the MVVM design pattern for WPF : Ray Booysen
  • SQL Server Optimisation - Best Practice for Writing Efficient Code and Finding and Fixing Bad SQL to Improve Performance : Iain Kick
  • Stop your website being stung : Barry Dorrans
  • What is functional programming? : Barry Carr
  • When Good Architecture Goes Bad : Mark Dalgarno
  • Who Needs Schema When You Have SQL Data Services? : Eric Nelson
  • ASP.NET 4.0 : Mike Ormond
  • Scrum Pain - Lessons learned swimming against the current : Abid Quereshi
  • AOP with Castle Winsor and PostSharp Chris Canal SQL Server Architecture - The Life of a Query : Christian Bolton

You can view the full agenda on the Developer Day Scotland website.

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