July 13–16, 2020
Grace Jansen

Grace Jansen
Developer Advocate, IBM


Grace Jansen is a developer advocate at IBM, working with Open Liberty and the reactive platform. She’s been with IBM for a year, after graduating from Exeter University with a degree in biology. Moving to software engineering has been a challenging step for Grace, but she enjoys bringing a varied perspective to her projects and using her knowledge of biological systems to simplify complex software patterns and architectures. As a developer advocate, Grace builds POCs, demos and sample applications, and writes guides and tutorials to help guide users through technologies and products. Grace also has a keen passion for encouraging more women into STEM and especially technology careers.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/14/2020
Location: Portland 256
So you're a developer, you've heard of reactive, and you're excited to see how you can use its guiding principles to make your application more responsive and resilient. Mary Grygleski and Grace Jansen walk you step-by-step through how to transform your application into a truly reactive system that gracefully handles failure, elastically distributes resources, and is responsive to your end users. Read more.

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