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  • 25 November 2020

    The best connected rural county in the UK - Norfolk

    Norfolk County Council’s (NCC) Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) is in the news and Norfolk Developers recently had a chat with Kate de Vries,an NCC Economic Development officer and Kurt Frary, Deputy Director of the Information Management and Technology (IMT) dept, CTO an...

  • 4 October 2020

    Introducing "What's the Stack?"

    We've been exploring a range of new formats with our community, in part this has come with the new virtual requirements but it also comes as part of a drive to make our events more accessible and engaging. We're here announcing one of those new formats today: Norfolk Developers w...

  • 1 July 2020

    Welcome to the new Norfolk Developers website

    We're glad you're here! We've been working on this for a few weeks just to get the basics in place, but now we want to invite you to come and help us build. This website is built with Next.js & Hosted with Vercel, but to contribute to the development of the website a basic unders...

  • 10 April 2020

    Cyber security lessons learned from ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

    They're especially relevant regarding several issues we face now, including biometrics, secure data management, and human error with passwords. The Star Wars film franchise has fascinated society with unprecedented fervor for over 40 years, and it's easy to see why: They're Shake...

  • 10 April 2020

    Ramblings on how micro services are shaping the future of SQL

    Base Ten is hardly a convenient foundation for how we think about numbers. It is divisible only by 1, 2, 5 and itself. Base Twelve would give us 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12 for segmentation and who doesn't love a clock? A quarter past eleven. Try that with your metric 10-hour day. The r...

  • 10 April 2020

    Tom’s Top Tips to get ready for the 2020s

    To some, it felt like 2019 was a rough, difficult-to-stomach year. After all, just some of the predictions of the cyborg-filled, nuclear-powered flying car future haven’t quite come true, - yet. And, the world seems on the brink of various disasters and crises. Having said that, ...

  • 10 April 2020

    Greater Train Wreck

    The UK has had a long relationship with rail transport. It started in 1829 with Stephenson’s Rocket, and quickly expanded into a rail network that was the envy of the world. 190 years later you’d think any problems with our trains would be solved.. They’re not. We live in a world...

  • 10 April 2020

    Transforming the meetup model – fumu

    Going to start with a heavy assumption that a lot of people reading this have at some point… visited meetup.com or maybe Eventbrite? You may even have ventured into the world of Facebook Events (that’s unfortunate really, isn’t it?). Your visits to these sites reveal that at some...

  • 1 March 2020

    Meet the community - James Russell

    An interview with James Russell. James is the CEO and founder of Brisk, but has formerly run a small business and has the desire to modernise the way in which small businesses are protected. A fit-bit for business Having worked at Aviva for 10 years as Head of Claims and then Pro...

  • 1 March 2020

    Stop Press: Norfolk news shorts.

    Here at nor(DEV): we’re always proud to celebrate achievements in the local tech community. Now’s the time to raise a cheer and congratulate many very worthy winners. East of England Tech 50 Out of an impressive list of tech firms from our region, Norwich based companies managed ...