February 2016 – An evening of hosting & security

A big thanks to everyone who came to our second meetup of the year. It was one of our busiest yet with 45 people through the door!

Thanks to both our sponsors – TopCashback and iWeb.

Lightning talks

We’ve included a summary of the evenings talks below.

AWS the art or the possibility

Presented by Alistair Henderson

How to develop for the AWS platform. Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a collection of cloud computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com.

Security: Where to start

Presented by Darren Worrall

Hacking websites and stealing data is big business today, but there are steps you can take to protect yourselves and your customers – in this talk we’ll discuss what you want to protect and how to get started

Web Hosting for WordPress

Presented by Daniel Foster

There is no single right solution for hosting your WordPress website.  In this short talk I’ll take a look at the available options and the challenges and benefits associated with them.

Discussion session

Our interpretation of Lean Coffee, a fast paced open discussion. Using sticky notes, during the break people will post up questions or talk topics. You will have the opportunity to vote for the sticky notes that you find the most interesting. We’ll then open the floor for a short discussion on each topic.

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Phil Wylie

WordPress web developer for iWeb, cider drinker and cat owner.

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