Session Schedule

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

Tuesday

8:00 AM

Have you ever thought of joining the Mob?

Presented by: Fred Estabrook
Time: Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ahh!! It's a Mob of philanthropic humanitarians. What will we do?!?! Quick pull down an open source refactorable project from GitHub and set them on it. In this session team members of can and will participate in this interactive workshop. Come join the group mind, all roles and experience...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: Programming PrinciplesFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Wednesday

1:00 PM

Decouple and Scale Applications with Queues

Presented by: Curtis Darst
Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Queues are not just for theme park rides. Understanding the process of decoupling your application to support massive scale. Session includes discussion and examples around queue type, security, delivery, DLQ, and integration with your existing applications. Workshop includes a hands-on development...

Room: Nile/OrangeTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: CloudFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Advanced

Thursday

8:00 AM

The Art of Readable Code: Rethink Your Approach to Coding

Presented by: Steve Green
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

We all have a lofty goal: programming style as documentation. Inspired by Steve McConnel’s “Code Complete,” Uncle Bob’s “Clean Code,” and Andrew Hunt’s “The Pragmatic Programmer,” this session will: • Review some best practices for writing code in a style that’s easy to...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:15 AM

Asynchronous JavaScript: Livin' On A Prayer

Presented by: Bob Fornal
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

There is a unique world where Single-Threaded JavaScript manages to be much more. JavaScript interacts with its environment in ways that allow it to handle Asynchronous activities. Using several detailed code examples, we will examine these examples in a unique way to show how these interactions...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

The definitive deep dive into the .git folder

Presented by: Rob Richardson
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

What's in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We'll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content. We'll also quickly look through Git hooks, Git config,...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced
11:45 AM

Rewriting History With Git

Presented by: Steven Hicks
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Git is an amazing tool for version control. One can get a lot done with only a few commands — commit, merge, pull, and push. But Git is much more powerful than these few commands! Did you know you can remove accidentally-committed files? Include only a few specific commits from another branch?...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesFormat: 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

6 (or so) new features of .NET 6

Presented by: Joseph Guadagno
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

.NET 6 takes us one step closer to the unified .NET platform where dogs and cats get along, Windows and Macs play nice together, and you can use .NET to develop for the Cloud, Mobile, Gaming, IoT, Desktop, AI, and the web. So, what's included in this step? There's a lot. Don't worry. I'm here to...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NETFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

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
3:30 PM

Introduction to Functional Programming: It Isn’t So Scary

Presented by: Justin Pihony
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Functional programming has been around for decades, yet only recently has it become mainstream. It yields simpler, terser code which is easier to both test and debug, among other benefits. However it is still often seen as unapproachable, with zealots touting words like monad, functor, and other,...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Functional Programming, JavaFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
4:45 PM

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

Friday

8:30 AM

Crafting an interpreted programming language in 60 minutes

Presented by: Granville Schmidt
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Are you curious how programming languages are designed and implemented? Do you have nightmares about the “magic” that happens when you run/compile your code? Have you ever wanted to create your own programming language from scratch? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Functional Programming, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced
11:00 AM

If You Don’t Have a Failing Test, You Don’t Have S***

Presented by: Nate Berent-Spillson
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

My go-to technique for just about every problem is a failing unit test. Many developers think of unit tests as something they're forced to write to hit some coverage metric, but when you look at it as a way to prove or disprove a hypothesis—it becomes a very powerful tool for problem-solving. It's...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, Cloud, Functional Programming, Java, Javascript, Mobile, Leadership, Ruby/Rails, Python, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
12:15 PM

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
2:45 PM

Understanding Probabilistic Data Structures with 112,092 UFO Sightings

Presented by: Guy Royse
Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

There are three reactions to the title of this talk: - What the heck’s a probabilistic data structure? - UFO Sightings… wha? - 112,092 is an oddly specific number. This is a talk about the first bullet point with the second thrown in just for fun. I like weird stuff—UFOs, Bigfoot, peanut...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
4:00 PM

Confessions of a TDD Late Adopter

Presented by: Jeffrey Miller
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

After two decades of rehashing Test Driven Development techniques, what’s left to say? A lot! Hear from a seasoned software developer and consultant about the journey to TDD adoption despite objections, skepticism, insecurity, and procrastination along the way. Old dogs can learn new...

Room: Salon A/HTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview