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Resources - previous meetings

2018

March 2018 SPA-318 Server as a Function. In Kotlin. Without the Server.
presentation recording in m4a format - view

2017

February 2018 SPA-317 Putting the Sec into DevOps
white paper - view

2017

January 2017 SPA-306 Container 2.0
slides on Google docs - view
contact Tony on LinkedIn

June 2017 SPA-311 Failure Patterns in Java - introducing Railway Oriented Programming
slides in Powerpoint format - view

2016

February 2016 SPA-296 7 ineffective coding habits many F# programmers don't have
slides on Slideshare - view

July 2016 SPA-301 The Blockchain e-commerce/e-government revolution
slides in PDF - view

2015

January 2015 SPA-285 Pathfinding Peril
slides on Speakerdeck - view
source code and instructions on Github - view

March 2015 SPA-287 How to build streaming-data applications
slides on Speakerdeck - view
slides on slideshare.net - view

November 2015 SPA-293 Planning for Value
slides in PDF format. - download - (6.5MB).

unreviewed notes in Word format. - download - (110KB).

2014

November 2014 SPA-283 Visual Thinking and effective note-taking
slides in PPTX format on Dropbox. - download

May 2014 SPA-280 ARM yourself - an Architectural Reference Model for Enterprise Application Development
slides in PDF format. - download - (371KB).

unreviewed notes in Word format. - download - (20KB).

2013

July 2013 SPA-274 Principles and Patterns of Object Oriented Design
slides in PDF format. - download - (3.5MB).

2011

December 2011 SPA-256 Test Driven Development for Robots
slides in PDF format. - download - (2.4MB).

May 2011 SPA-250 How to design a flexible platform architecture: Lessons learned from the development of the Jazz platform
slides in PDF format. - download - (862KB).

notes in PDF format. - download - (366KB).

2010

December 2010 SPA-245 Meta Data Repositories and why you need one
slides and notes in PDF and Word format. - download - (771KB).

October 2010 SPA-243 Don't Sell Yourself Short! How to succeed as an independent
slides in PDF format. - download - (248KB).

September 2010 SPA-242 Beyond Masters and Apprentices
slides in PDF format. - download - (680KB).

March 2010 SPA-237 Agile Adoption Antipatterns
slides in PDF format. - download - (1.6MB).

February 2010 SPA-236 Google App Engine - an overview, Adewale Oshineye
slides in PDF format. - download - (63KB).

January 2010 SPA-235 Top Ten Secret Weapons for Agile Performance Testing
slides in Powerpoint 2007 format. - download - (2.8MB).

2009

November 2009 SPA-234 Beacon Architecture, Amit Bhagwat
A recording of an earlier delivery of this talk. - view.

September 2009 SPA-233 Does real Software Practice Advancement need yet another 'Manifesto'?, Tom Gilb
slides in Powerpoint format. - download - (20.8MB).

March 2009 Cam-028 Managing Requirements with User Stories, Immo Huneke, Zuhlke Engineering Ltd.
slides in Portable Document format. - download - (505KB).

March 2009 SPA-229 When Good Architecture Goes Bad, Mark Dalgarno Software Acumen
slides in Portable Document format. - download - (179KB).

2008

December 2008 SPA-227 Project Wonderland: Community-Built Virtual Worlds, Bernard Horan, Sun Microsystems
slides in Portable Document format. - download - (3.5MB).

November 2008 SPA-226 Reflections of an Agile Advocate, Allan Kelly, Independent Consultant
slides in Portable Document format. - download - (5MB).

September 2008 SPA-220 An Adventure in Agile Planning Innovation, Ruth Klempel and Rob Brown, Zuhlke Engineering Ltd
slides in Powerpoint format. - download - (5MB).

May 2008 SPA-217 The Science of Requirements: Attributes, Relationships and Practical Considerations, Amit Bhagwat,
slides in Powerpoint format. - download - (980 kb).

Apr 2008 SPA-216 The Lego Agile and Refactoring Game, Tim Mackinnon, Iterex Ltd
slides in PDF format. - download - (580 kb).

Mar 2008 SPA-215 Advanced CEP and EDA - Why the buzz on Wall Street?, Paul Vincent, TIBCO
slides in PDF format. - download - (1.96 Mb).

Feb 2008 SPA-214 The Impact of Software Engineering Research on Software Engineering Practice, Professor Alex Wolf, Imperial College, London
slides in PDF format. - download - (460 kb).

2007

Oct 2007 SPA-211 C++ gets ready for the next decade, Roger Orr, ACCU
slides in PDF format. - download - (900 kb).

July 2007 SPA-209 The Battle for the Presentation Layer, Joe Winchester, IBM
slides in Powerpoint format. - download - (5.3 Mb).

Mar 2007 SPA-207 Promoting Project Productivity with a modern support environment, Immo Hüneke, Zühlke Engineering Ltd
slides not available.

Apr 2007 SPA-206 The Semantic Web: a Bluffer's Guide, Bernard Horan, Sun Microsystems
slides in PDF format. - download - (700 Kb).

Mar 2007 SPA-205 Large-Scale Agile Application Development, Laura Waite, Exoftware and Roger Leaton, BT Innovation,
slides in zipped Powerpoint format. - download - (2.4 Mb).

Jan 2007 SPA-204 Bootstrapping Web 2.0 - a guide for the perplexed, A Van Emmenis, Independent Consultant
slides not available.

 

2006

Nov 2006 SPA-203 Software Product Lines: What, Why, When and How, Mark Dalgarno, Software Acumen
slides in PDF format. -
slides.pdf">download
- (1.6 Mb).

Nov 2006 SPA-202 The Service Modelling Language, Matt Deacon, Microsoft
slides in PowerPoint format. - download - (12.8 Mb).

Oct 2006 SPA-201 Getting to Grips With Topic Maps, Kal Ahmed, Networked Planet session materials in zipped PowerPoint and Word format. - download - (110 kb).

Sept 2006 SPA-200 Adapting Mobile Systems Using SATIN, Stefanos Zachariadis, Zuhlke [no
slides available yet]

July 2006 SPA-199 Fun with Sun SPOTs, Dave Cleal and John Daniels, Syntropy
slides in PDF format. - download - (1.9 Mb).

June 2006 SPA-198 Early Testing Considered Stressful, Wolf Schlegel, Valtech
slides in PowerPoint format. - download - (0.8 Mb).

May 2006 SPA-197 The Story of a Story, Sean Hanly, Exoftware
slides in PowerPoint format. - download - (7.4 Mb).

Feb 2006 (Spring lecture series) Business Process Engines, Kevin Smith, Technical Architect, Microsoft Zipped
slides in PPS format. - download - (12 Mb).

Jan 2006 (Spring lecture series) Business Process Management Concepts: session 1, Business Rules Are From Mars Business Processes From Venus Derek Miers, Enix Consulting Ltd
slides in PDF format. - download - (180Kb).

Jan 2006 (Spring lecture series) XML Business Rules Engines, Christian Nentwich, Technical Director, SystemWire
slides in PDF format. - download - (363Kb).

Jan 2006 (Spring lecture series) Business Rules Management and its relationship to Business Process Management and Service Oriented Architecture, Paul Vincent, Rules Specialist and Product Manager, Fair Isaac
slides in PDF format. - download - (500Kb).

 

2005

Nov 2005 SPA-197 The Story of a Story, Sean Hanly, Exoftware
slides in PowerPoint format. - download - (7.4 Mb).

Nov 2005 SPA-195 Making Developer Testing Easy, Steve Arnold, Agitar Software
slides in PowerPoint format. - download - (450Kb).

Nov 2005 SPA-194 Using FIT to communicate requirements through tests, Steve Freeman, Consultant software architect and Mike Hill, agile development consultant
slides in pdf format. - download - (2Mb).

Oct 2005 SPA-193 Agile Businesses Learn Lessons from Software Development with xProcess, Andy Carmichael, Ivis International Software Ltd
slides in powerpoint format. - download - (2.1Mb).

Sept 2005 SPA-192 Extreme Programming Evolution, Rachel Davies, Agile Experience
slides in PDF format. - download - (843Kb).

Jul 2005 SPA-191 Software Architecture with Viewpoints and Perspectives, Eoin Woods, Nick Rozanski
slides in PDF format. - download - (469Kb).

Jun 2005 SPA-190 Lightweight MDA, Edward Garson, Dunstan Thomas
slides in PDF format. - download - (116Kb).

May 2005 SPA-189 AndroMDA, An Open Source Model Driven Architecture Implementation, Martin West
slides in zipped PDF format. - download - (963Kb).

Mar 2005 SPA-188 Change and Configuration Management in an Agile World, Robert Cowham, Vaccaperna Systems Ltd
slides in PDF format. - download - (65Kb).

Feb 2005 SPA-187 JAIN SLEE, the event-driven Java container Steve Grover, Sun Microsystems and Michael Maretzke, Vodafone Global R & D SG's
slides as PDF download MM's
slides as PDF download

Jan 2005 SPA-183 SPA Architecture dayVarious presenters See presentations

Jan 2005 SPA-186 Less Code/Compilation, more Software/Practice Jon Jagger, Jagger Software Ltd.
slides in zipped ppt format. - download

2004

Dec 2004 SPA-185 The Role of Architecture in Agile Development Dr Peter Black, Digital Steps Ltd.
slides in zipped ppt format. - download

Nov 2004 SPA-184 The XP Game Duncan Pierce, Rachel Davies & Brian Swan, Extreme Tuesday Club No materials available

Oct 2004 SPA-182 Taming the Tiger - Java 1.5 Benedict Heal, Independent.
slides in zipped ppt format. - download

Aug 2004 SPA-181 Architecture Lite - Getting Value for Money from Architecture Francis Eldergill, Bank of America.
slides in html format. - download

July 2004 SPA-180 Design Recovery: Trying to Hit XP's Moving Target. Paul Wells, Modelistic Software Ltd.
slides in html format. - view

June 2004 SPA-179 Evaluating XPath expressions with Jaxen. Romilly Cocking, Cocking and Co. Ltd.
slides in html format. - view

May 2004 SPA-178 Use Case and Requirement Patterns for Large- scale Systems Development. Ian Spence, Reqtrix Ltd
slides in zipped PDF format. - download - (3,820Kb).

March 2004 OOPS-177 High-Performance JDO. David Tinker, CTO, JDO Genie
slides in zipped Powerpoint show format. - download - (1,749Kb).

February 2004 OOPS-176 Object Persistence with JDO 2.0. Robin Roos, Ogilvie Partners
slides in zipped Powerpoint show format. - download - (916Kb).

2003

December 2003 OOPS-173 A Method for Design by Contract. Richard Mitchell, InferData
slides in zipped Powerpoint show format. - download - (504Kb).

November 2003 OOPS-172 Programming in Bed - Dispersed Agile Development. Alan Cameron Wills (formerly Fastnloose, now Microsoft)
slides in zipped Powerpoint show format. - download - (404Kb).

October 2003 OOPS-171 The Art of the State. Ashley McNeile and Nick Simons
slides in zipped Powerpoint format. - download - (764Kb).

September 2003 OOPS-170 The Life Cycle of a Use Case. Ian Spence, IBM
slides in zipped Powerpoint format. - download - (225Kb).

July 2003 OOPS-169 Summer Double Bill. Ivar Jacobson and Eric Gamma.
Ivar's slides in Powerpoint format. - download - (1,069Kb). Eric's slides in Powerpoint format.- download - (539Kb).

June 2003 OOPS-168 Naked Objects, Dan Hayward and Richard Pawson
slides in Powerpoint format.- download - (1,814Kb).

May 2003 OOPS-167 XP Pushing back the boundaries, Graham Wright and David Putman
slides in Powerpoint format.- download - (281Kb).

Mar 2003 Web Services: ebXML: The "other" Web Services Architecture, Simon Ritter, Sun Microsystems.
slides in Acrobat format - download - (1,557Kb).

Mar 2003 Web Services: Microsoft's .NET Web Services Platform, Neil Hutson, Microsoft.
slides not currently available

Feb 2003 Web Services: Designing and Implementing Web Services: Lessons from the Field, Andy Longshaw Blue Skyline
slides in Acrobat format - download - (547Kb).

Feb 2003 Web Services Web Services: in the Enterprise, John Ibbotson, IBM UK
slides in Acrobat format - download - (7,021Kb!).

Jan 2003 Web Services: Web Services Introduction - Technology, Tools and Architectures, Steve Edwards, Escala
slides in Acrobat format - download - (1,359Kb).

2002

Dec 2002 OOPS-165Current Trends in Research (8), Nikolaos Papamichail, Middlesex University, School of Computing Science.
slides in Powerpoint format - download - (149Kb).

July 2002 OOPS-161Extreme Testing and Integration with Python, Andy Robinson, ReportLab Inc.
slides in zipped Acrobat format - download - (291Kb). Also Pythonpoint XML (44Kb) and Pythonpoint documentation (85Kb)

June 2002 OOPS-160 Aspect Oriented Programming, Mark Skipper and Justin Forder.
slides in zipped PowerPoint format - download - (566Kb).

May 2002 OOPS-159 SQL Meets Java, Dan Haywood, Haywood Associates Ltd.
slides in zipped PowerPoint format - download - (608Kb).

April 2002
slides for XML talk XSLT Processing, Michael Kay, Software AG.
slides in zipped PowerPoint format - download - (785Kb).

April 2002
slides for XML talk XML database solutions, Dr R G Edwards, Semantise Ltd, University of Wales, Bangor.
slides in zipped PowerPoint format - download - (707Kb). (Further links in the contents to online resources at SourceForge.)

March 2002
slides for XML talk XML in the Enterprise, John Ibbotson, XML Technology and Messaging, IBM UK Ltd.
slides in zipped PowerPoint format - download - (734Kb).

February 2002
slides for XML talk XML Schema: The Key to Defining XML Applications, Henry Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group.
slides in zipped powerpoint + HTML + XML stuff (xml,xsd,dtd)- download - (70Kb).

February 2002
slides for XML talk XML Introduction, Applications and Vocabularies, Steve Edwards, Escala.
slides in zipped Adobe format - download - (475Kb).

January 2002
slides for XML talk DOM and SAX: Programmatic Access to XML, Martin Gudgin, DevelopMentor.
slides in zipped Adobe format - download - (93Kb).

2001

November 2001 OOPS-156 Current Trends in Research (7). Douglas Kirk, Strathclyde University. Documenting Object-Oriented Frameworks: An Empirical Investigation.
slides in zipped Powerpoint - download - (321Kb). Also Immo Hüneke covered a talk given by Doug Engelbart entitled Facilitated Evolution of Collective IQ. The original
slides are here at the BCS web site.

October 2001 OOPS-155 Members Day. Anthony Kesterton, Rational. Advances in OOAD",
slides in zipped Powerpoint - download - (690Kb).

September 2001 OOPS-154 Fast Changing Data in a Fast Changing World (Issues and solutions in handling "live data"), Speaker: Tim Hoverd, Isocra.
slides in zipped Adobe pdf. - download - (171Kb).

July 2001 OOPS-153 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What is the Best XML Database Solution of All? Speaker: Akmal B Chaudhri, IBM Informix Labs.
slides in Power Point, A paper on the demise of OO databases, A video clip of Babylon Five's stargate thing. All zipped into one file - download - (1438Kb) Sadly Dilbert Linear Accelerator cartoon is missing. However you can follow these links:

  1. Dilbert Shockwaves: here
  2. Shockmachine Player: here (3.3Mb!)

 

June 2001 OOPS-152: Rapid Prototyping using Open Source J2EE technology - the whys, wherefores and gotchas Speaker: Brian Fowler, Logica UK Ltd.
slides in Adobe Acrobat format - download - (414Kb)

April 2001 OOPS-151: Business Process Management, Enterprise Integration and Organisational Agility. Howard Smith, Ontology.org. website

February 2001 OOPS-149: A Process for Designing Component Systems. John Daniels, Syntropy Ltd. website

January 2001 OOPS-148 Object persistence in Java and EJB, Ian Davie, Versant Ltd..
slides in zipped Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (321Kb)

2000

December 2000 OOPS-147 E-speak Service Framework Specification (SFS) , Gerry Windsor, Hewlett Packard.
slides in zipped Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (1.2Mb)

November 2000 OOPS-146 Distributed Objects As a Facilitator for Database Interoperation , Nick Pittas, Department of Computer Science, Object and Knowledge-based Systems Group, Cardiff University.
slides in zipped Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (150Kb)

October 2000 OOPS-145: Delivering Quality Solutions in eTime, Barry McGibbon, Princeton Softech.
slides in zipped Adobe Acrobat format - download - (2.41Mb)

September 2000 OOPS-144: Component Development, Dave Farley. zipped Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (355Kb)

July 2000 OOPS-143: Can patterns precede design - and even requirements? Speaker: Ian Alexander, Independent.
slides in Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (459Kb)

January 2000 OOPS-137: XML in a Microsoft Environment Speaker: Andy Longshaw, QA Training.
slides in zipped Microsoft Powerpoint format plus demo files. The speaker notes The presentation ZIP file has only one (large) powerpoint file in it. The demos ZIP has about 60 files, but only the first 20-or-so are really relevant. The rest are gunk added by Visual Interdev. The main files are "ClientDataIslandXXX" and "ClientDSOXXX". They should all be linked from the index.htm file. - download - (482Kb)

Previous resources

John Daniels - Beyond UML a unified component model -
slides in Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (318Kb)

Andrew Hammet (J.Collins) BAM Training. New Wine in Old Skins.
slides in Microsoft Powerpoint format - download - (718Kb)

Steve Edwards, Object People - Java and Persistency ; Storing Java Objects in Relational Databases -
slides in Adobe Acrobat format - download - (397Kb)

Wiki

Please also see meeting notes on the SPA Twiki for further reports on meetings.