Join us for a weekly online meetup organised by Skills Matter.
What is Thursday's Matter?
Thursday's Matter is a virtual meetup on the topics that truly matter to today's developers.
Join us every Thursday when we'll be joined by an expert from around the globe. Each week we'll explore topics such as functional languages, mobile development, agile methodologies and machine learning.
THE FORMAT A 40-minute expert talk followed by a Q&A session.
The Death of Silos
Organised by Thursday's Matter
We have all been victims of poor collaboration. How is it that if everyone wants what is best for the organisation, we can’t seem to agree on how to achieve it? In this talk, José Huerta explores the causes of this phenomena and shares lessons learned from trying to address it.exploration teamwork team-building leadership management collaboration agile
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Strategic Domain-Driven Design Tools For Non-DDD People
Featuring Nick Tune
Domain-Driven Design has a reputation for being hard to grasp for newcomers. In this session Nick Tune will introduce several open-source tools that even people with no prior DDD experience can utilise to create a loosely-coupled architecture.architecture strategic-ddd ddd domain-driven-design
Implementing Microservices: Nobody Told Me About That
Featuring Khaled Souf
I'm sure you've heard about microservices. Did you suffer when implementing microservice architecture? Did you fail (like I did) implementing them?architecture microservice
Build High Performance Stream Processing and Workflows with TPL Dataflow
Featuring Riccardo Terrell
TPL Dataflow is a data processing library from Microsoft that consists of different "blocks" that can be composed together to make a pipeline, which can be parallelized. Writing a highly performant application is not trivial, but with the proper tools it can be significantly simplified.....net stream-processing dataflow tpl
Arthas: Inside Alibaba’s Java Diagnostic Tool
Featuring Loïc Mathieu
Alibaba — the Chinese colossus of e-commerce — recently open-sourced Arthas, a diagnostic tool for the JVM, which they use in production for find and solves issues.
In this live tools-in-action talk come and discover how Arthas works as we diagnose the behavior of a Java application.java ecom diagnostics jvm
Web Performance & Agility: A Curious Mashup
Featuring Jérôme Bourgeon
Utilising lessons learned over 6 years working with web performance and crisis management, Jérôme Bourgeon explores the complexities of Web Performance, and illustrates us how managing Web Performance may lead to overall Agility inside an entire company.agile web web-performance
Post Quantum Cryptography Apocalypse
Featuring James Birnie
Quantum computers are real and are starting to be used for some interesting applications. As well as many applications in finance, organic chemistry and complex dynamical systems there is an ugly elephant in the room. That elephant is Shor's algorithm.data cryptography quantum-computing quantum
Rewriting Legacy Code
Featuring Anna Filina
Have you ever had to maintain a 15-year-old application? Dead code, hard dependencies, null pointer exceptions, who knows what else... In this talk, Anna Filina will shares how to modernise your application using a variety of strategies to overcome the challenges of dealing with legacy.quality technical-debt legacy-code
Accessibility in Flutter
Featuring Miguel Beltran and Lara Martín
Reaching a larger audience with your apps is not just about targeting as many platforms as possible (mobile, web, desktop) but also about making them accessible for everyone. Native platforms already provide accessibility mechanisms, and thankfully, Flutter does too!mobile web android ios flutter accessibility