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Alexa – can you get me a beer ?

Last night in BlackBox on Hill Street in Belfast – I was able to attend my first Belfast AWS User Group meetup and enjoyed two speakers giving talks on AWS recent developments & Codestar  and secondly Developing Good Voice User Experiences Using Alexa. The range of recent developments on AWS was apparent – as was  indeed […]


Night And Day

Recently I had the pleasure of hearing a first class speaker twice in 24 hours.  The topics however were night and day apart. The Belfast Java User Group had managed to secure the services of Ben Evans – a Java champion and renowned  author of the current “Java In  A Nutshell” book to talk about […]


Belfast JS Meetup (April 17)

The Belfast Javascript meetup held at Rapid7 last night (26th April)  was a three section affair with the first talk on Accessibility (of apps and websites). As legislative and regulatory changes increasingly place the onus on designers and developers to Think Accessible – the talk was a useful reminder that simplifying design and planning to be accessible […]