August 2019 Meeting

The August 2019 meeting of LRUG will be on Monday the 12th of August, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (meeting starts at 6:30pm). The venue, Code Node between Moorgate and Liverpool St. stations, is provided by Skills Matter. Full venue and registration details are given below.


Spree Commerce: How to run an eCommerce platform?

Adam Paca:

Spree Commerce is an open-source eCommerce framework build by developers for developers. For the past 5 years, I have been working alongside the core team of the Spree project. I will be talking about real-life challenges one faces when building eCommerce solutions and how Spree can help overcome them. I will also share with you insight into the future plans regarding the Spree framework.

Pattern matching in ruby 2.7

Frederick Cheung:

Pattern matching is on track to be part of the next version of ruby, so let’s take a sneak peak at how it looks and how it compares to other languages implementation of it.

Reuse your government's code

Tijmen Brommet

Developers on GOV.UK have been coding in the open for the last 8 years. In this talk we'll talk you through 10 things that you could use, copy or learn from GOV.UK 's public GitHub repos.


This should all finish by 8pm, at which point we break out of the classroom and offer you a choice for continuing the evening with your fellow LRUG attendees:

  1. Code Node. Skills Matter run a bar with a choice of drinks (hard and soft) available. As well as other LRUG members you can network with attendees of the other meetups that Skills Matter are hosting on the same night.
  2. The Singer Tavern. This bar is a short walk north from Code Node (you can find it at 1 City Road, EC1Y 1AG). This pub has a decent food menu on offer as well as a selection of drinks and other LRUG attendees to help you while the evening away.

Regardless of what you choose to do, please remember that this part of the meeting is still covered by our code of conduct even though it does seem more informal.

If you can't attend the talks we'd still be very happy to see you at this part of the meeting. Do come along!

Venue & Registration

Prior to attending you should familiarise yourself with our README paying close attention to the code of conduct which applies to all attendees at the talks and afterwards in the pub.


The address of the venue:

Skills Matter CodeNode
10 South Place

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To secure a place at the meeting you must register with our hosts Skills Matter. It helps to make sure we have the room laid out with enough chairs, and in extreme cases that we get priority on the larger rooms over other groups using the space on the same night. Also, it's good manners, so please do register with Skills Matter.

Posted by Murray Steele on Aug 01, 2019