Yolk IT welcomed Senior Front End Developer David Wilde to our Cardiff head office for the first tech workshop of the year. Discussing the benefits of using immutable data structures for functional programming with the library immutable.js, David gave an insightful look into the library, the benefits of using immutable.js and wrapped up the evening by setting our audience with a ‘minesweeper’ type challenge for them to get their teeth into.
 
There was a real mix of experience amongst our audience with David fielding some very interesting and thought-provoking questions, which catered for the seasoned contractors and the beginners who were getting their heads round using JavaScript for the first time. The challenge gave everyone a chance to put their new knowledge into practice, whilst networking with fellow members of the South Wales and South West development community.

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If you couldn't make the event or would like a refresh David's presentation is here:

Thanks to everyone who came along, we hope you enjoyed it. We'll be running another IT Contractor event later in the summer concentrating on the use of Elasticsearch if you'd like to be the first to hear details please sign up to our Cardiff Tech Talk Meetup page

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