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Communication & Influence for Techies: An Unconventional Look at conversations
Featuring Sumit Gupta
Developers are in demand because they have learned the "language" to talk to computers. Yet many developers struggle with "language" in conversations with people. This talk explores the vital role that conversation skills can play in your career.leadership listening career-development language conversations
Test Those Metrics! Our Black-Box Approach for Observability Testing
Featuring Alex Chilcott
This talk will show how, by formalising the behaviour we require from our services in order to export telemetry data to tools like Prometheus (for metrics) or Honeycomb (for distributed tracing), we make use of automated tests to build confidence in the observability of our system.programming-languages degradation observability automated-tests honeycomb prometheus testing rust
Core Banking: A Tour of a Payments Ledger
Featuring James Smith
At TrueLayer, we have used Rust to build our core banking stack. This talk offers an overview of what we do in core banking and why we believe Rust has been a great choice through these evolutions — and in many cases provides benefits over the traditional languages used for business applications....programming core-banking rust
There and Back Again: Our Rust Adoption Journey
Featuring Luca Palmieri
TrueLayer's main business is not system programming, yet they bet on Rust. Why? How? In this talk, Luca Palmieri shares the company's adoption story: from the first CLIs and cheeky projects to a Rust-backed new product line. If you are embarking on a similar journey, this talk is for you....programming-languages rust
Haskell: Why and How the External STG Interpreter is Useful
Featuring Csaba Hruska
The external STG interpreter is a from scratch implementation of the STG machine in Haskell. It can export the whole program memory state and call-graph to files that makes easy to find memory leaks and perf issues.haskell stg-interpreter pandoc ghc-wpc
Is Rust All Hype?
Featuring Tim McNamara
Convincing others to try out your new shiny thing is difficult. Especially if your new shiny thing develops a reputation for being difficult to learn. Yet somehow, it looks like Rust has figured it out.
What are the technical features that are so compelling? Why has it won Stack Overflow’s most...
Keynote - Software design: Beyond Boxes and Lines.
Featuring Jessica Kerr
There are many paradigms and movements in software development, always something else to absorb. OO, Functional, Agile, DevOps, Product teams, what’s next? Or: what’s behind them all? Maybe a few core principles can get us the best of these movements, and beyond them.
In this keynote, Jess gets...
Building Adaptive Systems with Wardley Mapping, DDD, and Team Topologies
Featuring Susanne Kaiser
In a world of rapid changes and increasing uncertainties, organizations have to continuously adapt and evolve to remain competitive and excel in the market.
In such a dynamic business landscape organizations need to design for adaptability. Designing for adaptability requires understanding the...
Keynote - Beyond Mentorship - Storytelling and Sponsorship
Featuring Scott Hanselman
What's the difference between mentorship and sponsorship? What's the role of the senior engineer as a colleague to an early-in-career engineer? What must we do to welcome the next generation of creators, and what are your responsibilities? Let's facilitate a welcoming culture of...
Joy of Agility
Featuring Joshua Kerievsky
Agile doesn’t just need a reboot, it needs a rethink. The word isn’t a noun, a management fad, a manifesto or even a framework. One may be agile and never sprint, conduct a standup meeting or be part of a release train. The dread that many experience from commercial agile approaches is...
The Mindset That Kills Product Thinking
Featuring Jeff Patton
We all know what a product is. We buy and use them all the time. But, what does it mean where you work? Why is there so much resistance to creating great products where you work? This talk focuses on how to recognize the mindset that gets in the way of effective product design and development....
Kubernetes Native Java
Featuring Josh Long
Spring is all about helping developers get to production quickly and safely. These days, "production" is all but guaranteed to mean Kubernetes, and Spring has you covered. Join me, Spring Developer Advocate Josh Long (@starbuxman), and we'll look at how Spring Boot makes writing...
Remote engineering management at Octopus Deploy
Featuring Trish Khoo
Octopus Deploy, a remote-first software company, is on a journey to scale from an engineering team of 30 to 130 over 2 years. Engineering management is a critical part of that journey. We want to build a workplace where every engineer has a good manager. To that end, we split apart the technical...
The Killer C's: Coupling, Cohesion, and Complexity
Featuring Michael Nygard
The Killer C’s are like cholesterol: there’s the good kind and the bad kind. When the bad kind gets out of control, it can destroy systems and even whole companies. What can we do to lower complexity and harmful coupling? How can we encourage cohesion and healthy coupling? In this talk, Michael...
Data Literacy: Empowering the Future
Featuring Jordan Morrow
It is no secret the world is inundated with data. Throughout the world, organizations are working to become more data-driven. To do so, one of the key skills for organizations is data literacy. Come to this session to hear what data literacy is, the four levels of analytics, why data literacy has...
Computing Performance 2021: What's On the Horizon
Featuring Brendan Gregg
The pursuit of faster performance in computing is the driving reason for many new technologies and updates. This talk discusses performance improvements now underway that you will likely be adopting soon, for processors (including 3D stacking and cloud vendor CPUs), memory (including DDR5 and...
Vue.js and TypeScript: Working Together like Peanut Butter and Jelly
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