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Hey guys,

I hope that everyone had a wonderful relaxing long weekend, it was great to see a few of you at DevoxxUK last week. I hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did, thanks for all the support you guys gave the LJC booth. It is time again for another partner email and there are some great events coming up in the next few weeks. Starting tonight, Code & Coffee with the London Software Craftsman Community.

Good luck to everyone who has signed up for the Hackin’ The City event this weekend, looking forward to seeing you all there.

Here’s what’s going on:

Tuesday 2nd April – Code & Coffee Central London *EVENT WAS YESTERDAY – SEE LINK BELOW FOR FUTURE EVENTS*

Morning session (7am – 9am) on Tuesdays every fortnight on Starbucks in Oxford Street.

RSVP for thisLondon Software Craftsman Community event:

Tuesday 2nd April – Code & Coffee West London *EVENT WAS YESTERDAY – SEE LINK BELOW FOR FUTURE EVENTS*

Code & Coffee is a cool meeting for those who like coffee and love writing code. The idea is simple. Just come along and you may find other developers writing some code before going to work while drinking some coffee and/or having breakfast., Electric Coffee Co in Ealing Broadway

RSVP for this London Software Craftsman Community event:


We’re a bunch of software developers that love to code, play, learn, improve and eat pizza! Every month we meet up in order to practice code katas, clean code, software craftsmanship, pair programming, Test-Driven Development and learn from each other for an hour or two. Food and drinks are provided.

RSVP for this London Code Dojo event: *Full but waiting list available

Saturday 6th April – National Hack the Government 2013


Rewired State, for the fifth year running, will be hacking the Government. We’re delighted to run this event and it has become a firm favorite and a flagship event in the Rewired State calendar.

National Hack The Government Day will be held this year on 6th April 2013 and we are inviting you to join us to build software, visualizations and other creations that puts the government’s meticulously-compiled facts and figures to good use….

RSVP for this Rewired State event:

Tuesday 9th April – MongoDB London conference

As seen in a raffle held via The London Java Community in March 2013..The largest MongoDB event in Europe. At MongoDB London you can expect to hear from contributing 10gen engineers on exciting new features in MongoDB 2.4, the MongoDB java driver, success stories and case studies from local customers and community members — and most of all networking opportunities with London’s top tech talent.

As a valued member of the community we can offer you a 10% discount on general admission tickets. Book at this link with the code LJC10 to get your ticket.

Wednesday 10th April – Jon Pretty: Rapture I/O

Jon Pretty (@propensive) will be talking about Rapture I/O (, a comprehensive open-source Scala library providing much of the functionality of the and packages with a much more intuitive and extensible Scala API. Rapture I/O takes advantage of Scala’s best features to provide a simple and safe interface to common I/O operations.

RSVP for this London Scala User Group event:

That’s everything for now – I will be back in two weeks to bring you some more partner events. Looking forward to catching up with you all at the next event! If you’re interested in getting your group or event on the list then please contact me for further assistance.





What is the GDC?

The GDC, or Graduate Development Community is an independent community of undergraduate software developers. Our goal is to bridge the gap between the worlds of Academia and Business. We organise and host presentations and events with senior members of the development community as well as offering advice, guidance, internships and jobs through our community site.