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Chester Devs Presentation and source code – ‘Event Store - an introduction to a DSD for event sourcing and notifications’
Thank you everyone at Chester Devs Thanks to Fran Hoey and all the people from Chester Devs. It was a hard drive up and back but the enthusiasm of the audience, with some great questions does make it worthwhile. Presentation and source code My presentation, source code, Event Store runners and text files containing the various command line parameters used for curl is now available on GitHub; Don’t worry if you don’t have a GitHub account, you don’t ......

Posted On Monday, November 11, 2013 10:15 AM

DDD North 3 Presentation and source code – ‘Event Store - an introduction to a DSD for event sourcing and notifications’
Thank you everyone at DDD North Thanks to all the people who helped organise the cracking conference that is DDD North 3, returning to Sunderland, and the great facilities at the University of Sunderland, and the fine drinks reception at Sunderland Software City. The whole event wouldn’t be possible without the sponsors who ensured over 400 people were kept fed and watered so they could enjoy the impressive range of sessions. And lastly, a thank you to all those delegates who gave up their free time ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 8:04 PM

DDD East Anglia Cambridge, 29th June 2013 – a review
Cambridge This one day conference was held on Saturday, 29th June, in The Hauser Forum on the Cambridge Science Park, to the west of the city. It was a fantastic venue, with three seminar rooms, a spacious atrium for enjoying lunch and coffee breaks, and a balcony in the sunshine overlooking some ponds and farmer's fields. Cambridge was very easy for me to get to from London, and is a rather attractive city, with the only downside being the clash with graduation weekend which meant the hotel rooms ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 3, 2013 6:36 PM

DDD East Anglia, 29th June 2013 - Async Patterns presentation and source code
Many thanks to the team in Cambridge for an awesome first conference DDD East Anglia. I definitely appreciate how each of the different areas have their own distinctive atmosphere and feel. Thanks to some great sponsors we enjoyed a great venue and some excellent nibbles. For those who attended my Async my source code and presentation are available on GitHub, If you are new to Git then the easiest client to install is GitHub for Windows, a graphical ......

Posted On Monday, July 1, 2013 10:52 PM

DDDNorth2 Bradford, 13th October 2012 - Async Patterns presentation and source code
Many thanks to Andy Westgarth and his team for organising a fantastic conference at the rather elegant Bradford University School of Management. Also, a big congratulations to all the delegates who gave up there free time to come and hear us speak and who were, in general, enthusiastic and asked some cracking questions to keep us speakers on our toes. For those who attended my Async my source code and presentation are now available on GitHub, If ......

Posted On Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:35 AM

DDDSouthWest 4.0 26th May 2012 - Async 20/20 presentation
As I wasn’t voted in with my nominated sessions I presented a 20/20 talk on the new async functionality coming with the .Net Framework. This was based on the PechaKucha presentation format, where you have only 20 slides with only 20 seconds per slide, and it progresses automatically. It was the first I’d attempted, so thanks to the organisers for allowing me to have a go. Although creating the slide deck was definitely easier than a one hour presentation, it was much more stressful giving the talk ......

Posted On Sunday, May 27, 2012 7:27 PM

WebDD 2009 - a review
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Posted On Monday, April 20, 2009 10:54 PM

2nd May 2009 - Liam bringing Virtualisation for Developers to DDD Scotland
The voting is over, and my session 'Virtualisation for Developers' has been voted in for DDD Scotland. You can find out about the other proposed sessions, register to attend and sign up for the geek dinner at

Definitely looking forward to Glasgow and seeing you all there.

Posted On Monday, March 2, 2009 11:46 AM

DDD North, Sunderland - Commercial Software Development slides and link to video
Many thanks to the audience in Sunderland for the great reaction to my talk on Commercial Software Development and getting into the spirit of the presentation. It was great to ask an audience if they'd been to meetings in the past week, then ask them to put their hands down if those meetings had agendas, and still see most of the hands stay up. Clearly we all still have work to do on eliminating such an atrocious waste of developer resource. I've uploaded the Powerpoint as a PDF with speaker notes ......

Posted On Sunday, October 9, 2011 12:38 AM

Microsoft Async CTP for DDD9 UK Developer Conference - slides and source code now available
UPDATE 25th April 2011 - Visual Studio Async CTP (SP1 refresh) now available. Thanks to all the nice comments from people who attended my presentation at DDD9, and extra thanks to Jon Skeet, Mark Rendle and Mike Hadlow for coming on stage for the last ten minutes to help debate whether the Async CTP is the correct way to go to enhance C# 5.0. The presentation is available at ......

Posted On Sunday, January 30, 2011 9:25 AM

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