TechMeetup Aberdeen

12 May 2010

TechMeetup #7 will be held on Wednesday 19th May in the foyer of the North entrance to the Meston Building (

Pizza and beer will be served from 6:30pm onwards, talks start at around 8pm and no doubt there will be a trip to the pub at the end of the night.

We have another two great talks lined up this month:

Gordon Murrison of Open Planet Software will be talking about the life-cycle of a product they’ve recently developed …

From 35,000 feet to a shipping product. An all encompassing whirlwind tour of how we took an idea for a piece of software through to a shipping product. We'll cover identifying the target audience, choosing features, some UI design decisions and our development process, including build automation and unit testing.

Martin Evans of Dome Website Design will be doing an abridged version of his Ruby/Arduino talk from the Scottish Ruby Conference

Arduino and Ruby Using the Ruby Arduino Development gem, learn how to use Ruby in projects utilising the Arduino electronics prototyping platform. Discover how to interact with a variety of sensors and output devices to build a simple Robot.

Please remember that the entrance to Bedford Road is now blocked off with the new library going up.