Bryan Stopp - Platform Architect, AEM at VML will be presenting over the new few sessions on the following. These topics will likely run through the October meeting. The Sling Stack Part 2 of 3: Jackrabbit Oak (JCR)
This will be a demo of the Apache Jackrabbit Project (JCR). Again, start with an overview of JCR then dive into a code demo; using the previous session w/ Twitter API, we'll persist and then pull the info out. The Sling Stack Part 3 of 3: Apache Sling
Demo of Apache Sling project. As expected: start with an overview of the Project, then dive right into a code example. Adding on to previous meetings, using the Twitter API code to create a REST service and HTML renderer for the persisted data. Bonus Addon - Unit Testing with JMockit
Building on previous meetups & code, how to use JMockit for unit testing. This will take the code from the Sling, JCR and OSGi projects and create Mocks for unit testing.
This month's sponsor is RiverPoint.
Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and hang out. Bring your own project or work on one of the suggested projects below. We'll have members available to help beginning Python programmers with language basics and practice. Audience: Everyone! We'll have something for all Python experience levels. Things to bring: a wireless-enabled laptop and power cord Sessions On Demand (SOD): These demand-based sessions will have facilitators available. Beginners Boostrap: Just getting started with Python? We'll help you get everything you need to learn Python installed on your computer. Here are some good resources for learning Python:
• Python.org: The Python Tutorial
• Michael Kennedy: Python Cheat Sheet
• Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
• Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python
• Learn Python the Hard Way
• CodingBat Code Practice: Python Practice Problems Django Jam: A session for discussing all things Django. Tools & Tips: A session about the practical aspects of Python programming. Editor or IDE? MySQL, PostgreSQL, or NoSQL? virtualenv or virtual machine? Build Your Own Session (BYOS): Don't like any of these sessions? How about facilitating one of your own? It's always nice to hear new voices and viewpoints.
Alex Villasenor hosts a beginner level Unity class where they work through Unity projects (currently the space shooter). Join him and his class for an opportunity to learn alongside others and grow your Unity talents.
We are just a couple of months away from Kansas City SQL Saturday 2015. This year the event will be held on October 3rd at Rockhurst University in Arrupe Hall. We hope you can be a part of this event and wanted to make sure you are aware of all the ways you can participate.
2. Spread the word. Let friends and colleagues know about KC SQL Saturday. Download our flier and pass on the information to others who may be interested.
3. Submit to speak. One of the goals of SQL Saturday is to develop local speakers. Becoming a speaker sharpens your presentation skills, gives you practice explaining technical concepts, increases your networking opportunities, and allows you to join in the fun of our BBQ crawl and speaker dinner. For tips on picking a topic and writing and abstract see Devin Knight’s blog series and Adam Machanic’s blog post. Our call for speakers closes August 4th so there is still time to submit.
4. Become a sponsor. It's no secret that sponsors make SQL Saturday possible. But sponsorship isn't charity. As a sponsor you get access to a group of data professionals from the KC area and beyond. It can be a great way to increase awareness of your organization's products and services. It can also be a way to find good job candidates. Sponsorship costs range from $500 - $1500. You can find our sponsorship plan online at http://www.sqlsaturday.com/444/Sponsors/SponsorPlan.aspx.
We will send out instructions on how to get there prior to the meeting.
I've asked a few of the Code for KC members to come demo and talk about their recent collaboration with the UMKC School of Law. The Parcel Assessment Tool (PAT) uses CartoDb to store information (relational and spatial) about all Kansas City Parcels. PAT was created to make it easy for developers to locate parcels to build upon in the area and determine the largest building envelope and parking area that can be located on a parcel based first on current zoning and then using user selected zoning. The application uses the CartoDb API to access data for the calculations and to display specific information (tax, zoning, setback, current value, etc.) about each parcel. This will be a very interesting topic!
Sean Cox is a Vmware Certified Professional who architected Penton's environment. This includes an internal infrastructure and a web hosting out of Dallas. He will present how he gathered requirements and implemented the systems. He will also talk about challenges and successes.
Food and Drink will be provided. Hope to see you there!