Dundee University

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Past events

  • "Azure Table Service" and "How To Manage Your Manager"

    Wed, 12 Oct 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    Kindly hosted by theSchool of ComputingUniversity of DundeeScottish Developers are pleased to present two talks by Mark Rendle on Wednesday 12th October 2011 at the University of Dundee.Mark is currently employed as Principal Software Architect by Dot Net Solutions Ltd, creating all manner of software on the Microsoft stack, including ASP.NET MVC, Windows Azure, WPF and Silverlight. He is a Windows Azure Development MVP.

  • SSL/TLS - Just when you thought it was safe to return

    Wed, 28 Apr 2010, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    The Talk2009 was a serious year in breaking secure protocols.  SSL/TLS was no different.  Hacking SSL/TLS has a big return as a blackhat hacker, once you penetrate a corporate network, stealing login details and passwords are just the beginning.  SSL VPN's can also be vulnerable to a number of attacks.  There are a number of tools and techniques that are readily available that can make defeating SSL/TLS both simple and well with in the reach of the unauthorized attackers.

  • Introduction to Application Development With Silverlight 4

    Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    As part of his UK tour Microsoft's Jesse Liberty will be talking in Dundee for an evening on Silverlight 4.The TalkThis presentation is targeted at .NET programmers new to Silverlight or who wish a review of the fundamentals of building an application in Silverlight 4. Topics will include *Drag and Drop development *Xaml and Code *Layout and Controls *Data, Data-binding, Validation and Async-validation *Templates and The Visual State Manager (Time allowing

  • Web Application Testing With Selenium

    Wed, 17 Mar 2010, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    The TalkTesting is a fundamental part of the development process regardless of how you approach it however GUI's have always been trickier to test and web based UI's are some of the hardest. JavaScript, AJAX and browser compatibility are all things that make web UI functionality quite difficult and time consuming to test properly.Enter Selenium, a web application testing framework which makes the creation and automation of complex web user interface tests a joy.

  • Lean, Kanban and Theory of Constraints

    Wed, 25 Nov 2009, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    The TalkThe application of Lean principles, Kanban and pull-systems theory along with Goldratt's Theory of Constraints revolutionised the manufacturing world in the second half of the twentieth century. Belatedly, the software world is waking up to the transformative effects these tools can have. There are still no silver bullets in the software world, but that doesn't mean that we can't improve our aim.

  • SQL injection attacks and tips on how to prevent them

    Wed, 28 Oct 2009, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    The TalkIn light of some recent events, such as the man who was convicted of stealing 130 million credit card details through a SQL Injection attack, it is imperative that developers understand what a SQL Injection Attack is, how they are carried out, and most importantly, how to defend your code against attack.In this talk Colin Mackay will demonstrate a SQL Injection Attack on an application in a controlled environment

  • An introduction to OpenRasta, an MVC framework with strong opinions

    Wed, 23 Sep 2009, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    The TalkEverybody seems to rediscover the MVC model, and new frameworks seem to appear all the time. Most of those hide the richness of the web.Come discover OpenRasta, a very opinionated framework that help you write MVC-style web applications and data services, using a unified API.The SpeakerSebastien Lambla runs Caffeine IT, a .

  • jQuery - An Introduction

    Wed, 4 Feb 2009, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    Abstract A new client-side framework has been taking the internet by storm, many have already been mesmerised by the power of such a small javascript library. And "what is the name of this fantastic framework?" I hear you ask, "jQuery" is my reply. jQuery is a robust javascript framework with a very small footprint (15kb minified and GZipped) which makes the complicated aspects of javascript very simple. From traversing the Document Object Model to complex AJAX functionality, jQuery can do i...

  • Functional Programming in C#3.0

    Wed, 26 Nov 2008, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    The newest version of C# introduces a number of language features that finally make it very easy to employ a functional style of programming.

  • Using Git in a team

    Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 19:00 - 21:00 in Dundee, United Kingdom

    Git is a distributed version control system developed by Linus Torvalds. Distributed means no central server, everyone involved in a project has their own copy of the *complete* repository - all the files, all the history. Git also makes it very easy to create branches and merge the branches back into the main trunk. This talk will introduce you to Git and show you what you need to do to enable Git to work over the wire and how your team can synchronise their repositories with each other. Sp...


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