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The H Community Calendar – March 2011

Selected events coming up in the UK and elsewhere in March

The H Community Calendar presents the coming month's events in various open source, development, Linux, Unix and other communities, from multi-day conferences to user group get-togethers.

If you are an event organizer, let The H know about your event by sending us a mail at, or if you Twitter add the #thehcc tag to your tweeted announcement.

Note: Unless stated, events listed take place in the evening.

March 3rd - PHP - London SE1

Who: PHP London
What: A regular monthly meeting with a talk on building and distributing a RESTful JSON API using an Open Source PHP micro-framework.
Cost: Free (no registration necessary)

March 3rd - SilverStripe - London

Who: UK SilverStripe CMS Meetup Group
What: The SilverStripe 3.0 Meetup will discuss the progress, direction and development of the new version of SilverStripe.
Cost: Free / register on MeetUp

March 7th - Ruby - London EC1V

Who: London Ruby User Group
What: Regular monthly meetup with talks on Primer, a caching system for Rails, and test-driving the development of a command-line utility gem.
Cost: Free / pre-register

March 7th - RMS talks - London WC2R

Who: Richard Stallman
What: A Free Digital Society - a talk on the merits of digital inclusion and the type of digital world that is being created.
Cost: Free / pre-register

March 8th - Ajax - London EC1V

Who: London Ajax User Group
What: User group meeting with discussion on embedded platforms.
Cost: Free / pre-register

March 8th - R - London E1

Who: LondonR
What: LondonR meeting with presentations on R-Shared, "Unknown R", and medical image analysis.
Cost: Free / register via email

March 9th - Linux - Reading

Who: Silicon Corridor Linux User Group
: A regular social evening for Linux users in the Reading area.
: Free (no registration necessary)

March 9th - QCon - London SW1P

Who: QCon
What: QCon London 2011 - The fifth annual London enterprise software development conference.
Cost: from £465 to £2075

March 10th - Scala - London EC1V

Who: London Scala Users' Group
What: Scalaz - Embracing the functional side of Scala - a talk about the functional concepts and real-world practical applications of scalaz.
Free: Free / pre-register

March 10th - Hardware - London SW1H

What: A talk on the Milkymist™ project - an FPGA-based open hardware video synthesis platform.
Cost: Free / pre-register

March 10th - Perl - London W12

Who: London Perl Mongers
What: Technical meeting with talks on the new extendability features in Perl 5.14, Spark Form, and Perl, Hudson and Selenium.
Cost: Free / pre-register

March 21st - MongoUK 2011 - London EC1V

Who: 10gen
What: A one-day conference dedicated to the open source, non-relational database MongoDB.
Cost: Early-bird (ends Feb 28) $50 / General Admission $100 / Student Rate $30

March 21st - Groovy & Grails - London

Who: London Groovy & Grails User Group
What: LGGUG code jam
Cost: Free / pre-register

March 22nd-24th - Open Systems - Leeds

What: UKUUG Spring 2011 conference - the annual Large Installation Systems Administration (LISA) conference with tutorial day.
Cost: from £60 - £200

March 24th - Cucumber BBD - London EC1V

Who: Cucumber
What: CukeUp! - A 1 day, 2 track conference packed with 30 minute talks on all things related to the Cucumber BDD tool and ecosystem.
Cost: £125

March 24th - BIRT - London EC4M

Who: BIRT User Group
What: User group meeting including a talk on using Talend software with BIRT and the introduction of the BIRT Skills Sharing Workshop.
Cost: Free / register on MeetUp

New - March 29 - 30th - Cross platform mobile apps - Oxford

Who: OSS Watch
What: Open Source Junction - A two day workshop connecting industry and academic innovation in open source mobile technologies covering how to manage the co-production of cross-platform mobile apps in an open development context and how to set up open source industry-academia partnerships.
Cost: £50 to £350 / early bird discounts available - educational institutions free

Coming next month

New - April 2nd - Ubuntu and Debian Linux - Manchester

What: Ucubed - The Ubuntu & Upstream Unconference is a day of workshops and talks that will focus on Ubuntu and Debian based Linux distributions with the aim of encouraging more users to become involved in the community. Read about last year's Ucubed.
: Free/Pre-register (Tickets available from March 1st)

April 19th-21st - Security - Earls Court, London

Who: Infosecurity Europe
What: Infosecurity Europe 2011
Cost: Free if registered before April 15th / otherwise £20

If you are an event organizer, let The H know about your event by sending us a mail at, or if you Twitter add the #thehcc tag to your tweeted announcement.

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