July: Docker

Joseph Calkin will introduce Docker. It is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. This will be followed by short talks on Acorn Archimedes Emulation, DBeaver, LD-Log, and Motion Tracking in Blender.

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Milson Community Centre

$2 gold coin donation.

  • Agenda
    • Welcome
      Chairman: John Flower
    • Main Topic: Docker
      Speaker:  Joseph Calkin
    • Break
      Tea & Coffee. Donation jar passed around.
    • General business
    • Short Topics
      8:05pm: Emulating the Acorn Archimedes with Arculator – Tom Ryder
      8:20pm: DBeaver Demo –  Bob Bailey
      Bob will give a quick demo of DBeaver, a cross-platform database manager. It is a Swiss army penknife of database development and supports a number of database backends such as postgres and sqlite. It gives a reasonably clean GUI for most tasks. Bob will also highlight areas where native tools may a better bet.
      8:35pm: LD-Log  – Andy Thomson
      LD-Log tracks your travel routes using the device’s GPS receiver. Waypoints are taken either manually or automatically (intervals can be set by the user). The data be exported as geospatial information and can create a “trip report”.
      8:55pm: Motion Tracking with Blender – John Flower
    • Doors close

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