Meetings

Meeting #17 announcement: Who needs Botnets if you have Google?

Topic: Who needs Botnets if you have Google? Speaker: Ivan Burke Date: 1 November 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 4-3 in the IT building. Please join us for the final TLUG meeting for 20101 this coming Monday, 1 November. Ivan Burke will be giving a talk about his research [...]

Meeting #16 feedback: Mozilla: Beyond Firefox

A recording of last night’s talk is available here: tlug-talk-16-walterl-mozilla-beyond-firefox.ogg [2.3MB]. Update: Slides are here: walterl_mozilla.pdf [364KB] Thanks to Walter, all who attended.

Meeting #16 announcement: Mozilla: Beyond Firefox

Topic: Mozilla: Beyond Firefox Speaker: Walter Leibbrandt Date: 6 September 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Sorry for the late announcement! Walter Leibbrandt will be talking about the Mozilla platform tonight, hope to see you all there! For directions (including an aerial photograph) please see [...]

Meeting #15 slides: Programming in Scala

Thanks to all who attended, and to Gary for the informative talk about Scala. Here are Gary’s slides: programming_in_scala.pdf [605KB] We also have a video recording of the talk, currently in post-processing. I will add a new post when it is available.

Meeting #15 announcement: Programming in Scala

Topic: Programming in Scala Speaker: Gary Pampara Date: 2 August 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Gary Pampara will be talking about his new favorite language, Scala, which supports both object-oriented and functional programming, and compiles to Java byte code. This promises to be an [...]

Meeting #14 announcement: OpenLaszlo

Topic: OpenLaszlo Speaker: Edwin Peer Date: 5 July 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Edwin Peer will be presenting a talk about OpenLaszlo. For directions (including an aerial photograph) please see the meetings page.

Meeting #13 announcement: Haxe, an open source flash work flow

Topic: Haxe, an open source flash work flow Speaker: Dirk Uys Date: 7 June 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Dirk Uys will be presenting a talk about programming with Haxe. For directions (including an aerial photograph) please see the meetings page.

Meeting #12 announcement: FLOSS Video Encoding

Topic: FLOSS Video Encoding Speaker: Derick Swanepoel Date: 3 May 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Derick will be presenting a talk about video formats and standards, video encoding with FLOSS tools and a look at the use of various video formats in online and [...]

Meeting #11 announcement: South African FOSS Landscape

Topic: South African FOSS Landscape Speaker: Karl Fischer Date: 12 April 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. PLUG and Software Freedom Day veteran Karl Fischer (also of fandroid.org fame) will be giving a talk about Free and Open Source Software in South Africa. This promises [...]

Meeting #10 announcement: Fiber optic networks

Topic: Fiber optic networks Speaker: Simeon Miteff Date: 1 March 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Simeon (hi, it’s me…) will be presenting a talk about fiber optics in computer networks, covering the basics like fiber types and transmission technologies, then discussing advancements (40/100Gbps, etc), [...]