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Top 10 Cloud Native Events to Attend in 2019

The tech industry moves at a rapid pace. So attending conferences, meetups and exhibitions is a great way to keep up to date with the latest developments and network with like-minded people. One of the biggest trends in recent years has been the push towards a cloud native approach to development. With this has come […]

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Kubernetes Manchester: What We Learnt

Attending meetups is one of the best parts of working at Bytemark. Companies and individuals come together to share experiences, ideas and new technologies, inspiring us to learn more. One of the most exciting technologies to emerge in recent years is Kubernetes – and with over 100 attendees filling the room at the first ever […]

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Certified Scrum Product Owner Training: What We Learned

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training is a course which focuses on improving and consolidating understanding of key agile concepts. It includes practical workshops, informal discussions between Product Owners from a range of industries, and sharing tactics for overcoming common problems with Scrum. Our very own Product Owner, Peter, recently attended a CSPO course and […]

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What is it like to go to a Django Girls Workshop?

For those who have not come across Django Girls before, it is a non-profit organisation and community that empowers women to organise free, one-day programming/coding workshops by providing tools, resources and support. During each of their events across the world, 30-60 women build their first web application using HTML, CSS, Python and Django. Their goal is to […]

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We’re sponsoring RailsGirls

We’re very happy that we’re sponsoring Rails Girls Manchester, a 1½ day workshop at Manchester Digital Laboratory this August 12th. It’s completely free for women to register and attend. Rails Girls deliver speedy, practical workshops all around the world to introduce women to programming and design, with a style that cuts through stuffy documentation to reach beginners […]

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Things Learned From IndustryConf 2016

IndustryConf took place this year on 20 April, at Castlegate in Newcastle. There were 150 attendees, seven speakers (out of 88 CFP submissions!) and was led by Gavin Elliott, Lead Interaction Designer at @DigitalDWP. I’ve highlighted some takeaways from the conference, and have linked to sites, talks and references from each of the talks where […]

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Engineering Culture at Autotrader

Me and my girlfriend Clara have just come away from the AutoTrader “Science Fair” and we’re full of thoughts, ideas and reflections and wanted to get them down somewhere. We heard about the event at Barcamp Manchester last weekend, and decided to go along to get a better understanding of how AutoTrader works. I know […]

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Tournament details at LUGRadio

If you missed my last post, Bytemark have built a dedicated Team Fortress 2 multiplayer gaming rack on wheels featuring a server, 16 diskless PCs and zero copies of Windows.  It’s almost as convenient as a Playstation, only it needs about 5 square metres to deploy and weighs 200 kilos.  Did I say it has […]

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