Sheffield Computer Science Society

2016/17 Workshops

We're hosting a series of workshops for anyone — no CompSoc Membership required.

Every week through spring semester on Mondays, we'll be covering a covering a variety of topics:

Previous Workshops

Intro to Docker — 28th March

Docker is the world’s leading software container platform. Developers use Docker to eliminate “works on my machine” problems when collaborating on code with co-workers. Docker is used to run and manage apps side-by-side in isolated containers. Enterprises use Docker to build agile software delivery pipelines to ship new features faster, more securely and with confidence.

During this workshop you’ll learn the basics of Docker and Software Containers including setting up Docker, running your first container, creating a basic web application with Python and Docker, and how to push the Docker Image to DockerHub.

More info @ https://localhost.mlh.io/activities/intro-to-docker/ →

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Learn Git the Easy Way (using GitKraken) — 20th Feb

Version Control is a vital part of working in a team during software development.

In this session you will learn the Git from the basics all the way up to managing multiple branches for each aspect of your software using a with the visual aide of a Git GUI.

GitKraken is the most popular Git GUI for Windows / macOS / Linux. GitKraken makes Git commands and processes easy, fast, and intuitive. Enjoy a visually appealing experience that requires fewer interactions, allows for more fluid workflows, and provides total functionality.

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PC Building — 6th Feb

Come along and build a Desktop PC from scratch!

Rob and Guru will take you through the process practically, from selecting components that work together to completing your build, along with an overview of what the part do.

Knowing how a computer works could also help you fix your own in the future!

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Modern Web Development — 13th Feb

Interested in Web Development but don't know where to start or what is being used in the insustry today?

Rob and Matt will be showing you the ropes of the latest trends in Web Tech including NodeJS, Ruby on Rails and PHP.

It can seem complicated looking this stuff up online but we want to make it simple for you.

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