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February Meeting: Coping Without DB Normalization, the No-Win Scenario We All live With

Date: Tuesday, February 17th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Unless you work in purely embedded programming, chances are you work with a relational database at some juncture. Unless you are astronomically lucky, that database isn’t even first form

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January Meeting: Docker

Date: Tuesday, January 20th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Brayden Winterton will present about Docker, an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Over the past year, Docker has taken over the

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December Meeting: Using UEFI on Modern x86 Systems

Date: Tuesday, December 16th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center (or how UEFI isn’t a corporate plot to ruin Linux) Just about any new x86 system comes with a UEFI Firmware instead of the traditional BIOS. To most people,

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November Meeting: Cargo Cult Security

Date: Tuesday, November 18th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Derrick Isaacson will present common anti-patterns for securing web applications and how to correct them. Learn how to differentiate between authentication, authorization, secrecy, integrity, non-repudiation, and other security goals.

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October Meeting: What the heck is systemd?

Date: Tuesday, October 21st Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Systemd is a “system management daemon designed for Linux and programmed exclusively for the Linux API” and is widely regarded as a replacement for the traditional SysV init architecture

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September Meeting: FreeIPA: Identity Management done right!

Date: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: Clint Savage The presentation will introduce FreeIPA project as the first fully functional open source centralized authentication and identity management solution, comparable to Active Directory, but

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August Meeting: Two-Factor Authentication

Date: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: Kevin Carter Video: http://youtu.be/JK-CEX_LDKc For this months meeting Kevin Carter will be presenting “Two-factor authentication and you”. Come learn about various types of two-factor auth and

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July Meeting: Perl via Paper Ink Metal and Oil

This meetup features John Whitney and his restored 1970’s era teletypes, interfaced with the Internet via custom hardware, a linux box, C, Assembler, Perl, and raw coolness. Please note that this meeting is NOT at the usual TIME or PLACE. 

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June Meeting: Programming the widget you got at OpenWest from theTransistor

Date: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: theTransistor If you came to the OpenWest Conference, you should have received a little widget from theTransistor in your conference bag.  They had a room set

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May Meeting: Cross-Platform Javascript Gamedev with PhoneGap – Because We Could Do Worse, I Guess

Date: Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: Tod Hansmann The description given by the presenter: Basically, we’re going to have a quick look at PhoneGap, what it is and isn’t, and then we’re

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