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Upcoming Events for London Based Creatives & Coders

Next week London based creatives and coders have 2 events going on that they might want to sign up to attend. First up is the Poker Coder poker tournament. Previous Poker Coder tournaments have offered a great networking opertunity and are also great fun as well. Bonus. Full information and sign up instructions can be found at pokercoder.com, while you are visiting, take a little extra time to check the prizes. Tasty! Those of you that have signed up to previous Poker Coder tournaments should have received a priority email with the sign up instructions already. However if you email is client is any thing like mine then its quite possible it this email has been filtered into the junk folder, so you might want to have a quick look.

Poker Coder Bet Fair Poker Tournament
Web: pokercoder.com
Date: 29th July 2008 (29/07/2008)
Time: 19:00 sharp
Venue: Grosvenor Casino London Victoria, 150-162 Edgware Road, W2 2DT

Also next week is the London Flash Platform User Group. Held at its now familiar location of the Cosmo Bar in Clerkenwell. Full details of this months meetng can be found and sign up instructions are at lfpug.com . Here is a breif summary of this months presentations.

Source control for Flash (19:00 – 20:00) – Juan Delgado
Source control is probably the very base of software development. This is going to be a very practical session to get you started on SVN where we will go through the basics: creating a repository, check out, commit, revert, diff, etc.

Developing Flash Content For Mobile (19:00 – 20:00) – Dave Williamson
With the increased interest in the mobile internet I will to provide practical tips and information on how you can leverage Flash Lite Player on Mobiles and how that content can cross to other devices

The more observant of you will notice that I will be presenting some of my Mobile Flash Development Knowledge.

London Flash Platform User Group
Web: lfpug.com
Date: 31st July 2008 (31/07/2008)
Time: 19:00 – 23:00 (doors open at 18:30)
Venue: CosmoBar, 50-54 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PS

The Adobe sponsored London Poker Tournament, registration open!

Sean McSharry contacted me last night to let me know about this event that he has organised with Adobe. I am only to pleased to pass the information on to the rest of you :D.

The Adobe sponsored London Poker Tournament is now open for registration(www.pokercoder.com). The event is completely FREE and will take place on the 1st November at 7pm at the Grosvenor Victoria casino in Warren Street.

Adobe are providing the food, drink and prizes. This event is open only to those who use Adobe products professionally and places are strictly limited, so register asap.

Don’t worry if you’ve never played before as the casino are laying on training for 20-30 minutes from the dealers at your table. Don’t worry, there will be lots of beginners.

For those of you who already play and want to improve your game, Andy Hood will be running a some slightly more advanced training during the same training time and you can ask him for advise and tips.

Check out the www.pokercoder.com site. A little more information can be found at Sean Mcsharry’s site www.flashcoder.net but just for reference a couple of quick reminders:

  1. The event is free but you must be a professional user of Adobe software
  2. Adobe are providing the drink, food and prizes
  3. There will be training for all the beginners attending (don’t worry, you won’t be alone)
  4. Places are strictly limited so register asap
  5. 7pm – the event starts promptly with introductions and explanations and an opportunity to ask any questions
  6. 7:30pm – You will take your seats and get 20-30 minutes training with either the dealers or from Andy Hood, depending on your experience
  7. 8pm – let the game commence and may the best man/woman win.

If you have any further questions, contact the organiser at.

sean at flashcoder dot net .