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

Schedule: Sponsored sessions

9:20–9:30 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: King's Suite
Laurent Desegur (@WalmartLabs)
Average rating: ***..
(3.17, 12 ratings)
@WalmartLabs has successfully transitioned its application platform to React and Node.js. That platform is now open sourced for the world to use. Laurent Desegur discusses the problems @WalmartLabs aims to solve and the benefits of Electrode. Read more.
10:50–11:30 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Park Suite (Sponsored)
Arpan Nanavati (@WalmartLabs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Arpan Nanavati tells the story of how @WalmartLabs successfully migrated to the Electrode platform (built on React and Node.js) with efficiency and speed. Read more.
14:25–15:05 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Park Suite (Sponsored)
Katrina Owen (GitHub)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 5 ratings)
Open source sells itself as being about technical problems—delightfully thorny technical problems at that. However, successful projects are filled with people, which introduces a whole different set of problems. Katrina Owen illustrates the many ways in which things went wrong for Exercism because she didn’t treat people problems as first-class citizens. Read more.
16:05–16:45 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Park Suite (Sponsored)
Brian Doll (SourceClear)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
How many security vulnerabilities are lurking in the open source libraries that make up the majority of your codebase? For maintainers and developers alike, managing security in an open source world isn't so straightforward. Brian Doll offers an overview of different types of vulnerabilities and explores some tools and tips on how best to stay safe. Read more.
16:55–17:35 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Park Suite (Sponsored)
Kenny Bastani (Pivotal)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Platform engineering is the art of automating the practices and principles of software delivery. Kenny Bastani explores how platform engineers use open source tools like Cloud Foundry and Spring Boot to automate how developers build and operate cloud-native applications. Read more.