NEBytes

North East Bytes (NEBytes) is a User Group covering the North East and Cumbrian regions of the United Kingdom. We have technical meetings covering Development and IT Pro topics every month.

Twitter: @NEBytes

Website: https://ti.to/ne-bytes/

Forthcoming Events

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Event History

Mon
17th
Jun
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Jon Hilton talks about moving from layered architecture to vertical slices in .Net.
Wed
17th
Apr
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Two talks: "Making Sense of Power BI" (Piyush Shah) and "Real World Problem Solving with Azure Cognitive Services" (Dylan Hayes).
Wed
20th
Mar
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
"PowerShell & Microsoft Teams - Slack who?!" (Brett Miller) and "5 Tips for Delivering Awesome SPFx Solutions" (Simon Doy).
Wed
16th
Jan
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Darren Tingle presents "Azure DevTest Labs" and Dylan Hayes presents "SharePoint Hub Sites Deep Dive".
Wed
12th
Dec (2018)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
John Timney and Derek Graham present.
Wed
19th
Sep (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
5-15 minute community talks on technology-related topics.
Wed
15th
Aug (2018)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Scott Logic 6th Floor, 1 St James’ Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
Exploring Strangler, a pattern for preserving your software investment by arranging for new functionality to grow in a new codebase. Presented by Amitai Schleier.
Wed
21st
Mar (2018)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
John Timney explains how to satisfy GDPR requirements.
Wed
17th
Jan (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Andrew Westgarth presents "Deploy and Run Container Based Applications at Scale with App Service on Linux" and "Azure Stack and Azure App Service, an overview for IT Professionals and Developers"
Wed
6th
Dec (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Christos Matskas explains what Azure Functions are and how to write them and deploy them using the Portal, CLI tools, VS Code, Github and VSTS for proper CI/CD.
Wed
20th
Sep (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks, "TypeScript for the C# Developer" (Peter Shaw) and "Adventures with Alexa" (Peter Davies)
Wed
21st
Jun (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence" (Gavin Payne) and "Group vs Teams" (Alan Eardley).
Wed
17th
May (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Lightning talks.
Wed
19th
Apr (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks: Tony Hughes explains how organisations can utilise Office 365 as the foundation for a modern digital workplace. Another TBC.
Wed
15th
Feb (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"Building your own Private Cloud on a Shoe String" (Mark Thompson from Global Data Sentinel) and "Git, Gulp, Grunt, Node and Code: Making Sense of the Modern Development Toolchain" (Dr Bill Ayers)
Thu
24th
Nov (2016)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks, "Building Realtime apps with RethinkDB and Node.JS" (Matt Collins) and "Writing your First Mobile Application using Xamarin" (Dave Mawer).
Wed
20th
Jul (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks, "Considering Compliance in Office 365" (John Timney) and "Introdution to Go" (Jon Bulmer)
Wed
15th
Jun (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Richard Fennell and Rik Hepworth demonstrate DevOps solutions using the latest advances in Visual Studio Team Services and Azure.
Wed
18th
May (2016)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
An introductory look into how Rx works, how you can build applications using Rx (including testing!) and an in-depth look into how some of the key operations work using marble diagrams. (Sam Hogarth)
Wed
20th
Apr (2016)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
This primer session on security focuses on the major risks and the practical steps you can take to protect an ASP.Net MVC website. John Staveley presents.
Wed
16th
Mar (2016)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Derek Graham will present at an application of AML, in combination with other Azure services, that can make predictions about customer behaviour and scale out to provide a better customer experience without breaking the bank.
Also, Jonathan Noble's magical rating game.
Wed
17th
Feb (2016)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Peter Bull presents "Developing with Groove Music" and Jon Bulmer speaks about "Fogbugz integration with Kiln".
Wed
20th
Jan (2016)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
John Timney speaks about "Improving SharePoint Project Cost Estimation with Azure Machine Learning" and Jonathan Noble follows with "Making your Operations workload more visible with Visual Studio Team Services"
Wed
21st
Oct (2015)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
We'll dig into what's changed in Windows 10 for the Windows app developer. We’ll talk about the Universal App Platform that makes it possible to build code that runs on all Windows devices and about the Extension platforms for code that targets specific device families.
Wed
16th
Sep (2015)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks, one by Mark Thompson: 'Make your SQL Queries Dapper' and the other by Steve Higgs covering: 'Using .Net + Unity3D to Make Cross-Platform Games'.
Wed
19th
Aug (2015)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Experiences to-date with Windows 10
Wed
15th
Jul (2015)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two sessions: "Communications enable your software quickly and easily with Twillio" and another TBC.
Wed
17th
Jun (2015)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
NEBytes teams up with SharePoint User Group UK for an evening of Office 365 and Azure festivity. Talks include: 'Site Provisioning in Office 365' by Jedi Daniel Westerdale and 'Coding for the Azure paradigm' by Simon Doy.
Wed
20th
May (2015)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
A retrospective session covering all the news from BUILD 2015 and the inaugural Microsoft Ignite Event for those who couldn't attend these events in the US.
Wed
15th
Apr (2015)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.2, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Two sessions: a Micrsoft preview - a summary of Windows 10 [for phones], Office 2016 and Skype for Business; followed by a 'Universal app per day to help prepare way for Windows 10'.
Wed
18th
Feb (2015)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, NE1 7RU, Newcastle
Two talk sessions about the cross-platform mobile development platform.
Tue
9th
Dec (2014)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, NE1 7RU, Newcastle
Practical Machine Learning - Predicting Things

In this session, attendees will learn how to take their existing data, shape it, and create models that automatically can make principled business decisions directly in their applications.
Wed
16th
Apr (2014)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
A retrospective session covering all the news from Microsoft's BUILD 2014, so if you can't make it out to San Francisco why not come along and catch up on all the news with NEBytes.
Wed
19th
Mar (2014)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Two talks at this event: 'An Overview of Windows Azure Websites' and 'Creating Rockstars! Experiences of running Code Clubs' by Sam Hogarth and Andrew Westgarth.
Wed
15th
Jan (2014)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Gary Short along with Steve Beaumont will introduce Hadoop to the Microsoft world and a history of the System Center tools.
Wed
20th
Nov (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Richard Powell will talk about backend APIs, data structure, Backbone Architecture and why Rickshaw should be the go-to library for time-series graphs.
Wed
16th
Oct (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Steve Spencer will present two sessions: 'Upgrading SharePoint 2010 Content Databases to SharePoint 2013' and 'Scaling Search in SharePoint 2013'
Wed
28th
Aug (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Jonathan Noble covers 'Desired State Configuration with PowerShell' and Andrew Westgarth talks 'Powering Applications With Windows Azure Media Services'.
Wed
17th
Jul (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
NEBytes' Andrew Westgarth, Jonathan Noble, Ben Lee and Damien Foggon will be taking a retrospective look at announcements made at Tech Ed US/Europe and //Build 2013.
Wed
19th
Jun (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Two presentations: 'Bring Your Own Device, or Bring Your Own Disaster' with John Timney (Microsoft MVP) and 'Supporting End Users Who Use SharePoint' with Brian English.
Wed
15th
May (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Steve Spencer covers Web API, SignalR, Windows Azure and Gadgeteer, while Rik Hepworth talks about these Microsoft abbreviations: TFS 2012 Lab and SCVMM 2012.
Thu
25th
Apr (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Gill Cleeren, a Microsoft technology enthusiast from Belgium, talks about dealing with the Model View ViewModel (MVVM) pattern in Windows 8 applications.
Wed
17th
Apr (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.02, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Mike Goodwin from Sage talks about digital identity and its influence on developers. Ben Lee covers Microsoft Lync 2013 (instant messaging for enterprise).
Wed
20th
Mar (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.2, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Come and see the Imagine Cup North East teams pitch their projects. Then learn about VMware's PowerShell-based management shell - PowerCLI with Jonathan Medd.
Wed
20th
Feb (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Rm 1.2, Claremont Tower, Newcastle
Jon Skeet works at Google by day, and is a C# enthusiast in his spare time. Two topics covered: Async functions in C# 5 and making code do unexpected things (evil code).
Wed
16th
Jan (2013)
6:30pm - 9pm
FREE
location Room 1.2, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University
To celebrate its third year, this Microsoft-focused group is teaming up with the Sharepoint User Group to cover Agile Lean Development and Azure Infrastructure as a Service.