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  • Thu 18th Apr 6:30pm
    EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive... more
  • Mon 22nd Apr 6:00pm
    This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

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  • Tue 23rd Apr 6:30pm
    We'll be meeting at Milnes bar on Hanover St at about 6:30pm. There *should* be Python logo printouts on the table if you need to find us.

    There's *no minimum skill level* for coming along! If you li... more
  • Tue 23rd Apr 7:00pm
    One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.
  • Wed 24th Apr 8:00am
    EIE is the premier technology investor showcase featuring up to 60 of the most promising innovative, data-driven high growth companies drawn from across Scotland and beyond, seeking funding from seed... more


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  • Hi everyone, Our next meeting will take place on the 17th of April, from 5.30pm, in Appleton Tower, room 2.14 (see the map below for further details). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our first speaker is Ksenia Aleksankina, Data Scientist at TravelNest. She will be discussing how to go: From laptop to cloud: making R work on Amazon AWS This talk looks at various ways R can be used within Amazon Web Services: from setting up and running an RStudio Server and a Shiny Server using Amazon Machine Image to deploying R code. Using some simple examples I will demonstrate how to set up an EC2 instance (a virtual server), analyse data stored in S3 (Amazon Simple Storage Service), and host a Shiny app. Our second speaker will be Liam Mason, GIS Analyst at Marine Scotland. His talk will focus on: Improving Accessibility in Data Visualisation #EndTheRainbow Rainbow colour schemes are commonly used in data visualisati...
    Posted Mon 8th Apr by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • It’s fair to say that March was a big month for us here at CodeClan. In case you missed it, we got ourselves a wonderful new home in Inverness, opened applications for our brand-new Data Analysis course in Edinburgh, and celebrated placing more than 500 of our software development graduates into work. As for April, let’s just […] The post What’s on at CodeClan this April appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Thu 4th Apr by CodeClan
  • About Rob Rob Wilson graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He knew when he graduated that he wanted to change direction and move into a career in technology and he thought CodeClan was the obvious route. He heard about CodeClan from several tech companies when he was applying for […] The post Meet Rob: CodeClan graduate and now Graduate Mobile Developer at xDesign appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Wed 3rd Apr by CodeClan
  • Ping Creates, our fun and amazing tenant, the award-winning full service studio specialising in design & development for websites, apps, animation & marketing solutions, is expanding! We are excited to see them grow and thought we would feature them as our tenant of the month!
    Posted Tue 19th Mar by CodeBase
  • Hi everyone, Our next meeting will take place on the 20th of March, from 5.30pm, in Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 1 (see the map below for further details). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our first speaker is Alan O’Callaghan, PhD student in biomedical data science in the The Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM). He will be discussing: Building interactive modules using htmlwidgets (presentation here) This talk focuses on the htmlwidgets framework in R. We will look at the mechanics of creating your own, and why you might choose to use it instead of (or alongside) other frameworks like crosstalk or Shiny. We will start with toy examples to illustrate the basics and then progress to some real use cases, from networks of Twitter interaction to exploration of principal components, in order to demonstrate why this framework is worth learning and applying to your data. Our second speaker is Martin...
    Posted Tue 12th Mar by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup