Dev8D 2011 – day 1

For the second year I have attended Dev8D, the JISC funded developer conference.  An excellent opportunity to network with other developers in Higher Education and to learn about new technologies. Below are some highlights of the sessions and talks I attended on day 1. Blackboard About written in Java had a stable API since 2001 many recent API and plugin development improvements […]

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Day 3 at dev8D 2010

Some quick notes about the lightening talks I attended. Archiving Tweets with Twapper Keeper Why archive tweets? Twitters search limits results by number (1500) or time, approx 7 days You may want to capture an events output and ensure this data is not lost http://twapperkeeper.com/ Linked data in the web We should integrate more, it’s not all or nothing. Where do […]

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Day 2 at dev8D 2010 – Lightening talks and Ruby on Rails coding lab

I attended the Ruby on Rails code lab and the following lightening talks: Cloud Computing – University of Southampton Interacting with the public data store (http://data.gov.uk) Web security – Ben Charlton, University of Kent Stay the hell out of pear_lib Symbian apps get started iPhone – Spotlight Kid Genetic algorithms Manufacturing for the masses – RepRap Top tips Stay out […]

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