17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK

Schedule: The new stuff sessions

10:50–11:30 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Intermediate
Florian Gilcher (asquera GmbH)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
The Rust type system is often discussed, especially in its relation to memory management; it allows for memory safety as a static guarantee at compile time. But if that were its only specialty, Rust would be a one-trick pony. Florian Gilcher uses Rust to present elegant, compiler-supported solutions for common problems of everyday applications as well as the infrastructure around them. Read more.
11:40–12:20 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Brent Beer (GitHub)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Your company is moving to a DevOps development culture. . .but you have no idea what that really means. Brent Beer offers an overview of ChatOps, a way of moving your DevOps culture through your company's chat client to your developers' fingertips, outlining clear steps to ship code faster and safer today. Read more.
13:35–14:15 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Intermediate
Patrick Chanezon (Docker)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
Containers as a service (CaaS) provide developers the agility and portability they need to build microservice applications and ops the control required to deploy and maintain these apps in production. Patrick Chanezon offers a detailed overview of the latest evolutions in the Docker ecosystem enabling CaaS, from in-container development on a Mac to CI/CD in the cloud to deployment in production. Read more.
14:25–15:05 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Ivan Danyliuk (Typeform)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Ivan Daniluk explains concurrency in Go using the power of 3D modeling and animations. Ivan offers a demo of his tool that can visually represent concurrent Go programs using WebGL in a browser. You'll explore common concurrency patterns through real-time 3D animations and learn how parallelism differs from concurrency. Read more.
16:05–16:45 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Jeffrey Goff (Evozon Systems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
Join Jeffrey Goff to learn about the top 10 features that Perl 6 brings to the table, including Unicode support, functional programming, reactive and concurrent programming, built-in expression grammars, built-in vector operators, and a full metaprogramming system with support for roles. Jeffrey discusses where Perl 6 started, where it is today, and where the language is going in the future. Read more.
16:55–17:35 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Balmoral
Nick O'LEARY (IBM)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
An open Internet of Things (IoT) industry is critical. Nick O'Leary introduces Node-RED, an open source tool for wiring together hardware devices, APIs, and online services using a visual flow-based programming model that allows users to quickly create apps using an easy drag-and-drop interface. Read more.
10:50–11:30 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The Hyperledger Project, a collaborative software initiative building a distributed ledger and smart contract platform, is a real test for FOSS. Many contributors are new to public collaboration, much of this space is still being defined, and some companies have made huge bets on particular outcomes. Arnaud Le Hors explains how the project balances these challenges and ships production code. Read more.
11:40–12:20 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Paris Buttfield-Addison (Secret Lab), Jon Manning (Secret Lab), Tim Nugent (lonely.coffee)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Microservices. Containerization. Swift. Three words that bespeak greatness in this modern technology world. Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jonathon Manning, and Tim Nugent explain how to combine them. This is actually useful—come and learn why. Read more.
14:25–15:05 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Eli Bixby (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
TensorFlow is Google’s open source framework for machine intelligence. Eli Bixby gives a conceptual overview of TensorFlow, as well as a cursory introduction to some concepts in deep learning, and provides a short example of putting the concepts to use with TFLearn, TensorFlow’s high-level API wrapper. Read more.
16:05–16:45 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
Eloise Macdonald-Meyer (Takeflight)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Eloise Macdonald-Meyer offers an introduction to Wagtail, an open source content management system built on Django. Eloise discusses the pros and cons of the system, its unique features and nature as an open source project, and the future of the project and explains how to get started with Wagtail. Read more.
16:55–17:35 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Intermediate
Dvir Volk (Redis Labs)
The new Redis module system gives you the ability to extend Redis by loading dynamic libraries into it, creating new commands that operate on different data types or perform functions that Redis wasn't designed for. Dvir Volk explains how the Redis module system was designed and how developers can take advantage of the power of Redis to create new commands and different data types. Read more.
14:00–17:30 Wednesday, 19/10/2016
Location: Balmoral Level: Beginner
ashley mcnamara (Rackspace), Steve Francia (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Ashley McNamara and Steve Francia demonstrate how to create user-friendly command-line interfaces and command suites before walking you through building your own app. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a working knowledge of Go and your very own functioning CLI app. Read more.