Sunday, 16 October 2016

Norfolk Developers: How email works... & Fabric

James Taylor

What: How email works... & Fabric

When: Wednesday, 9th November 2016, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Where: The Union Building, 51-59 Rose Lane, Norwich, NR1 1BY


How email works... and why you should care. 
Steve Engledow (@stilvoid)

A brief history of some of the aged protocols that underpin the internet and email in particular, a look at the security implications of the way email works, and some steps you can take to improve your safety.

Fabric: Fast one line consistent deployments across multiple servers 
James Taylor (@jmons)

For small organizations, or even hobbyists, deploying modern systems can become annoyingly complex. There are several solutions which we’ll look at briefly, before doing a deep dive and demonstration of how I use “Fabric” to do controlled continual deployments with no stress and maximum fun. In this session we will be doing a live-code demonstration, as well as taking continual questions and heckling is encouraged. Even if you can’t code, but manage sysops or coders, hopefully you’ll get to see what low stress deployments can look like.

James Taylor

James works at Proxama by day inventing new and interesting methods of payments, and works on various startups at night (@getimperium, tether). He despises all programming languages, but some more than others, and is currently the NorDevCon "Just a Minute : Technical Edition" reigning champion (mainly due to a rant about PHP). (This profile contains an annoying mismatched bracket.

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