February 2010

February 2010 Meeting - Flash Talks

Our 2010 February Flash Talks were a fantastic success with 10 speakers in all. At the end of the day there was only one winner, Glen Smith with his GAE talk. Glen graciously gave up his first prize, an HP Mini Note because he'd just bought one and wanted the electronic bubble wrap, and handed it over to first time speaker and second place getter Paul Kilpatrick. Ross Rowe and Dean Macauly tied for third place and both got $100 JB HiFi gift vouchers. Everyone else got 8GB SanDisk USB drives for their effort (including Glen BTW).


Paul Kilpatrick, Dean, James, Ross, Gavin, Paul Murray, Nathan, Hrvoje, and Glen

The Speakers were:

  1.  Peter McNeil - Groupie

  2.  Frank van Praag - Certificates Slides (power point)

  3.  James Swann - Hudson Slides (power point)

  4.  Hrvoje Pejcinovic - JEE6   Slides (power point)

  5.  Nathan Robertson and Gavin Jackson PostGIS/HiberrnateSpacial

  6.  Ross Rowe - Sonar (3rd)   Slides (power point)

  7. Paul Murray XML Databases (Sorry the recording was too noisy to use contact me if you want a copy)

  8.  Glen Smith - Google app engine (1st)

  9.  Paul Kilpatrick - Load testing with JMeter (2nd)

  10.  Dean Macauly - Git (3rd)

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