Alt.Net ‘In the north’ – wrapping it all up

Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the Alt.net ‘In the North’ conference today; and also to our sponsors. The event could not happened without you all.

As promised here is the list of blogs, books etc. we had on the whiteboard.

Books
Bridging the Communication Gap: Specification by Example and Agile Acceptance Testing Gojko Adzic
User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development (Addison Wesley Signature Series) by Mike Cohn
Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
Crystal Clear: A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams by Alistair Cockburn
Domain-driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Eric Evans
Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design by Bill Buxton

Blogs
http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/ (Scott Guthrie)
http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ (Scott Hanselman)
http://ayende.com/ (Oren Eini)
http://mattberseth.com/ (Matt Berseth)
http://oakleafblog.blogspot.com/ (Roger Jennings)

Events
http://openspacecode.com – Coding events in London, next one 30th May
http://www.developerdayscotland.com/ – Free community conference in Glasgow 2nd May
http://www.agileyorkshire.org/ – Agile Yorkshire user group meets in Leeds every 2nd Wednesday in month
http://www.blackmarble.co.uk/events – Various free events in Leeds/Bradford area

Tools
http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ScottHanselmans2007UltimateDeveloperAndPowerUsersToolListForWindows.aspx – Tool list
http://www.balsamiq.com/products/mockups/desktop – UI Sketch tool
www.openquarters.org (coming soon) the MVC CMS that Anthony demonstrated at the conference
and a digital camera to capture your whiteboard drawings

I think that is all, thanks again to you all for making it such an rewarding event.

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