Dev8D 2011 – day 2

I attended Dexy and Molly workshops and Ask the Experts discussions. Ask the Experts about how to go about Dealing with dirty data Top tips Google Refine – CSV clean up; output into other formats AntiWord – Word formats to plain text converter FMT (formatting) Beautiful soup (python) – scrapper Scrapperwiki – remember this can be useful – can be […]

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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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Google developer day 2008: London

Yesterday, I attended this free, yes free, Google developer day held in Wembley Stadium, London. Talks attended: A deeper look as Google App Engine, Mano Marks Gears, Aaron Boodman Mashing up Google data APIs, Ryan Body V8 – the chrome engine, Kevin Millikin Talks I wish I’d attended: State of AJAX, Dion Almaer Lightening talks Codelabs I wish I had […]

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