Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51-05:00

Tuesday

No Sessions

Wednesday

No Sessions

Thursday

8:00 AM

Modern Cross-Platform Development with .NET 6

Presented by: Sam Basu
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Slated for Nov 2021, .NET 6 ushers in modern development stacks and polished tooling throughout much of the .NET ecosystem. With .NET MAUI, developers get to build native cross-platform apps for mobile & desktop from single codebase. With Blazor component model, C# can power modern web apps on the...

Room: ZambeziTrack: ArchitectureFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Life in the Fastlane: App Store Deployments That Won't Make You Lose Your Mind

Presented by: Keith Kurak
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Imagine deploying your shiny new app to the Apple App Store- creating certs, uploading your app to Testflight, adding testers, taking screenshots on four different devices, filling in dozens of fields on the store description, clicking through EULA’s, and resubmitting five times because the...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: MobileTags: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
9:15 AM

The Four Principles of Accessibility

Presented by: Homer Gaines
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Within the WCAG 2.1, web-accessible content is broken into four principles collectively referred to as POUR. This acronym stands for Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust. These four areas specifically target areas where users have the most trouble when accessing digital content and...

Room: CypressTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
10:30 AM

Are You Ready for a Senior Role?

Presented by: Jenny Bramble
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Moving from being a mid level engineer a senior role can feel like a huge leap--especially when your new responsibilities aren't well defined. What does it mean to embrace a senior role? It's not just about experience and years on the job; it's an entire mindset shift. Jenny Bramble, Director of...

Room: Nile/OrangeTrack: Teams/Leadership/The Future of WorkTags: LeadershipFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

What a global pandemic can tell you about better DevOps practices

Presented by: Jeremy Meiss
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

In early 2020 a global pandemic set in motion events which none of us could predict. With anonymous data collected from 900k+ devs, 50K orgs, and 60m+ builds/mo we found some interesting insights into better DevOps practices. Since then, we've seen even more interesting activities happen, which shed...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: DevOpsTags: Other, Leadership, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
11:45 AM

10 Ways to Write Clean JavaScript Code

Presented by: Avindra Fernando
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Written in just 10 days, JavaScript continues to be very successful in modern software development. The flexibility of JavaScript empowered rapid innovation in software. But, this flexibility comes at a cost of readable, maintainable, and scalable JavaScript code. Over the years, after working...

Room: ZambeziTrack: Web/Front-EndFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

The Elegance of “The Simplest Possible Thing”: Applying Simplicity Principles to Complex Problems

Presented by: Nate Berent-Spillson
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Software development is complex work. Business requirements, platforms, and technology itself are all complex elements. Through all this complexity, software developers often try to create complex solutions that meet all the requirements at once. Similarly, when faced with a complex problem, they...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, Cloud, Functional Programming, Java, Javascript, Leadership, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
1:00 PM

Rock-Solid Components with TypeScript and GraphQL

Presented by: Mat Warger
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Most recent javascript frameworks bring a solid component model to modern web development, but how can you guarantee that your components work correctly? In this session, you learn how the features of TypeScript can be leveraged to bring clarity and dependability when constructing components with...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Implementing an Event Sourcing strategy on Azure

Presented by: Eldert Grootenboer
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In recent years the Event Sourcing pattern has become increasingly popular. By storing a history of events it enables us to decouple the storage of data from the implementation of the logic around it. And we can rebuild the state of our data to any point in time, giving us a wide range of...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bluetooth?

Presented by: Leah Vogel
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

With the buzz around IoT devices, Bluetooth Low Energy technology has become increasingly popular. Apple's CoreBluetooth has been around since iOS 5, and offers a host of utility APIs. This talk will cover the basics of Bluetooth LE technology and its history and terminology. Attendees will learn...

Room: CypressTrack: MobileTags: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Time traveling in the cloud. Time series analytics with Microsoft Azure.

Presented by: Sam Vanhoutte
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The data collected in IoT scenarios are often thought of as a ‘time series”. Through this data it’s possible to understand the past and use this data to anticipate the future. But time traveling is never straight forward. That’s why in this session Sam will walk you through the processing of...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: DataTags: .NET, Cloud, Big Data, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
3:30 PM

Keeping your Kubernetes Cluster Secure

Presented by: Gene Gotimer
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Many organizations are shifting to containers and Kubernetes, and that move means learning new ways to secure their environments. Kubernetes clusters have to be hardened at different levels. We have to consider the nodes where the Kubernetes control plane is running. We also need to secure the...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: DevOpsTags: SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
4:45 PM

Monolith Decomposition and Evolutionary Architectures: How to Safely Modernize Legacy Systems

Presented by: Ben Hoffman
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Replacing and re-engineering a new system to replace a legacy or monolithic system, in its entirety, is risky. And after significant investment, the new system often suffers from many of the same issues the old system had. When you combine long development times with big-bang-style deployment, the...

Room: ZambeziTrack: ArchitectureTags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Better Interviews, Better Work

Presented by: John Lange
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Being an interviewer for technical jobs is hard. Checking for technical competency can feel impossible. Asking questions that start with "tell me about a time when" can feel like it has no value. And for many people giving interviews, there is no training; you're left to figure it out on your...

Room: Nile/OrangeTrack: Teams/Leadership/The Future of WorkTags: Leadership, Soft Skills/Business, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Putting the FUN back in Fundamentals: Data Structures, Algorithms, and More!

Presented by: Matt Williams
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

In this session, we will bring FUN back to Fundamentals as we: * Look at favorite data structures and algorithms from the 70s, 80s, and 90s: where are they today? You won't believe #7! * Discover why hashes aren't just for breakfast. * Discover the Lolrus' favorite data structure (hint: it's got...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, Functional Programming, Java, Javascript, Other, Ruby/Rails, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Getting started with Kubenetes Policy Development

Presented by: Robert Sirchia
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

This session is designed to get a user started in writing Kubernetes policies in Rust. We will, touch on what is a policy. How we are going to leverage Rust and Web Assembly to write our policy. What tools you will need to develop a policy. Build out a sample policy and test it on a local...

Room: CypressTrack: SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Friday

8:30 AM

Visualizing Code

Presented by: Matt Eland
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

What happens if we combine the fields of software architecture and data visualization? In this talk, we'll explore what git can tell us about software projects and the teams supporting them by looking at a variety of ways to visualize codebases. Over the course of the talk we'll examine an...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: DataTags: OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
9:45 AM

Building rugged DevOps pipelines with GitHub Actions

Presented by: Brian Gorman
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

This session dives into using GitHub actions to build out robust DevOps pipelines. In the session, we'll implement an architecture to build a temporary dev environment, and then push the code changes through the pipeline to an end release into production. In addition to just getting the CI/CD...

Room: ZambeziTrack: DevOpsTags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Effective React State: 7 Years of Lessons Learned

Presented by: Cory House
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Managing React state is hard. Why? Because there are so many options to consider! Local state, reducers, custom hooks, context, and over a dozen third-party libraries. In this session, we’ll explore the lessons I’ve learned from managing complex state in React over the last seven years. I’ll...

Room: Nile/OrangeTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Performance tuning for Azure Cosmos DB

Presented by: Hasan Savran
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed service that takes database administration off your hands. Fully Managed Database sounds good, but developers end up with some of the database administration work anyway. As a developer, you will be responsible for changing Indexing policies, configuring...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: DataTags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
11:00 AM

Supercharge Your ASP.NET Core Applications

Presented by: Kevin Griffin
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For many developers, the transition from ASP.NET 4.0+ to ASP.NET Core was a minor change. Depending on your application's complexity, you could make a couple syntax changes and be fully upgraded within a couple of days. Transitioning from one version to another is just the beginning. ASP.NET Core...

Room: Nile/OrangeTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: .NETFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

ChatOps and DevOps: How to Use Comms as Incident Response

Presented by: Pj Hagerty
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The most important tool in your DevOps toolbox is communication. Without it, nothing can be accomplished, especially resolving incidents when they occur. In this talk, we will discuss how to use a comms platform to tie-in playbooks, integrate the DevOps processes in place, and bring together remote...

Room: CypressTrack: DevOpsFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Extending Spring Data and Spring Data Redis

Presented by: Brian Sam-Bodden
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In this session, Brian will take you along for a journey into the codebases of Spring Data and Spring Data Redis to help you understand how to build your own annotation-based Spring Data extensions. Whether you are building a framework or a business/application-specific extension, understanding the...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: DataTags: Big Data, JavaFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
12:15 PM

CSS Houdini - Just what CSS needed, more JavaScript

Presented by: John Lange
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Coming soon to a browser near you is a brand new technology that will revolutionize your websites. Finally, JavaScript can be embedded into your CSS! CSS Houdini is new, exciting, lets you do some really cool things, and is going to change everything you know about layout and display in CSS. Like,...

Room: ZambeziTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Design Patterns for Loosely Coupled Applications in .NET

Presented by: Barry Stahl
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Building loosely coupled applications is critical to creating solutions that follow good object oriented principles. These principles help make sure our applications are testable, maintainable and extensible. In this session we will explore several design patterns that are key to building...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

The Super Spectacular Interactive Event Driven Light Show

Presented by: Barry Tarlton
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The ability to properly design and implement highly resilient event driven systems is critical in our data centric world. But getting one’s mind around the complex choreography of this data driven architecture can be absurdly difficult. By using a Raspberry Pi Kafka Cluster, light bars, and...

Room: CypressTrack: ArchitectureTags: Big Data, HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
2:45 PM

Scaling Systems: Architectures that grow

Presented by: Kendall Miller
Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

It's harder than ever to predict the load your application will need to handle in advance, so how do you design your architecture so you can afford to implement as you go and be ready for whatever comes your way. It's easy to focus on optimizing each part of your application but your application...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: ArchitectureTags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Jakarta EE 10 is Coming Your Way!

Presented by: Ivar Grimstad
Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Jakarta EE 9 lowered the barriers of entry and established a foundation for future innovation paving the way for Jakarta EE 10. With Jakarta EE 10, we are introducing a new profile - the Jakarta EE Core Profile. This profile will enable certification of smaller runtimes suitable for microservices...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: ArchitectureTags: Cloud, Java, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate