Previous Workshops

Previous Workshops

Market Intelligence: Leveraging library resources to help validate a new business idea
Presented by: Sally Armstrong (Entrepreneurship Librarian)
The task of creating a viable technological solution, that people will use and ultimately find longstanding value, is not easy. Leveraging a wide range of tools to validate your ideas will only help you make smarter decisions now and throughout the process.

Software Development in the Real World
Presented by: Nick Fitzpatrick (BCS 2012) - Software Engineer at LiveOps Cloud Platform
Many of you have completed small software development projects for your classes, but have you ever wondered how things are different in the workplace? If so, this is the workshop for you! Over the 6-weeks of this workshop, we'll work through a small project from start to finish, taking advantage of some boilerplate project structures to kick-start the process. The focus will be on topics such as: source control, versioning, testing and deployment. These are all important "real-world" skills. Experience in these areas will help you transition more smoothly to the workplace (and may even help you to land a great co-op job!)

Presented by: Rick Wightman - UNB CS Professor
Speakz is an ongoing effort to develop a web application specific to the Faculty of Computer Science – think a CS-twitter made for and by CS students. Using it, faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students would be able to easily communicate with each other as a public community. "Just accepted a co-op placement with IBM!", "CS1073 study-session in the lounge tonight", or "Dr. Rongxing speaks on mobile security tonight:^%4#3tg" might be some of the things that you could expect to see on speakz.

Presented by: Rick Wightman - UNB CS Professor
SpeakEasy is an open-source project aimed at building a twitter-like microblog specific to UNB Computer Science faculty and students, to be built by UNB Computer Science students. The SpeakEasy Sessions is a winter-term series of introductions to popular web technologies that will be used in building SpeakEasy. These sessions are a chance to find out about what web technologies interest you and then, if you're interested, to contribute to the SpeakEasy project.

Introduction to Cython
Presented by: Richard Killam
Cython combines the best of both Python and C. Use Python syntax and librariesto easily solve a problem, then add simple C-like syntax in order to get up to 200 times faster code.

A Brief Introduction to Honeypots
Presented by: Hugo Gonzalez & Andi Fitriah Abdul Kadir
Do you want to know about honeypot technologies? Do you want to learn how they an help us to understand the tools, tactics and motives of the attackers? This workshop is for you!

Learn how to design, build, and deploy your own website in just 4 hours!
Presented by: David Leger (SWE Student)
In this workshop, I want to help everyone involved design, build, and deploy a small website in under 4 hours. Why only 4 hours? Because it's long enough to get a simple site up and running, but short enough that students can afford to spend the time.

Web Wizards Film Society
Learn about and discuss the history of the web from its beginning until now.