2015 5th May


With MVC frameworks both client and server side are we drowning in infrastructure?

Visual Studio Code discussion: will it replace the main Visual Studio?

General opinion was that it would be used more for front end development work. The main advantage of it is that it is very fast. Enterprises are very unlikely to stop using the main Visual Studio product.

OWIN discussion

Are extension methods an anti-pattern for testing?

Build 2015 Highlights:

Discussion of F#, who is using it and what the benefits are.

Is there any point in using Docker for small scale applications?

How would you feel about receiving a direct mail from your prospective employer on LinkedIn?

Discussion of Recruitment Agencies

What to use for Load Testing if you don't have Visual Studio Ultimate Edition?

What as a developer attracts you to a particular job role? What is your ideal working environment?

Who's hiring and who's looking?

Based on this event, there are far more people looking to recruit than looking for work at the moment. Almost half the attendees are looking to hire. Brighton is a great place to live if you are a developer looking for a new role.