Announcement of Quality Assurance focused 68th DevClub.lv

Hi!

This time lets talk about Quality Assurance.
You are welcome on 25th October at 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda for Quality Assurance focused 68th DevClub.lv:

    • Rihards Skrebelis from TestDevLab will give a talk “How We Test Audio Quality In VoIP Applications”
      Presentation will cover basics of VoIP and different challenges that we had to overcome to develop universal end-to-end solution for audio quality testing in VoIP applications.
      (Language – Latvian)

      Rihards started working as tester during studies in Riga Techincal University and got Bachelor Degree in 2014 with thesis focused around testing audio quality. Following years parallel to work as QA and test automation engineer co-developed process for evaluating voice call quality. More recently working on developing process for evaluation video call quality.

    • Kirill Shepitko from Neotech Development will give a talk “Cloud-native apps REST API testing: our story”
      “We have an internal framework (open-sourced now) that we use to test our cloud-native apps’ REST API, which is based on an interesting combination of Docker, Testcontainers, Wiremock and Cucumber – such solution makes it easy to use for both – QA engineers and business people. We are happy to share our experience in REST API testing – a path from 0 tests and problems to full coverage and nice test reports.”
      (Language – English)
      Tags: cloud-native, docker, cucumber, rest, wiremock, kubernetes

      Kirill is a Software Architect for multiple teams in Neotech Development, continuously exploring new tech to improve team skillset and efficiency. Working in software development for almost 18 years.

    • Artyom Ivanov from DYNATECH will give a talk “Test automation challenges. Automate just enough and improve as needed”.
      – How well hourglass or cupcake can work when the test pyramid just isn’t there?
      – Automating acceptance tests to minimize manual session-based regression testing.
      – UI test reliability and maintainability. Setting artificial limits for the test case coverage.
      – Agreement on goals and metrics. Bringing automation regardless of the level (UI or lower) to every story and collaboration between developers, manual testers and test automators.
      (Language – Russian)
      Tags: test-pyramid, acceptance-testing, gitlab-ci, bdd, anti-patterns

      Artyom is a Test Automation Engineer, who started working at DYNATECH in 2016 as a Manual Tester and decided to switch his career to make a greater impact on the software delivery process. Since then he has worked in different teams, building compact and low maintenance test suites.

       

  • This time Neotech Development team will be happy to share even more of their experience with you. In our company  – people come first! We care about collaboration, growing and advancing our skills together. Seize the opportunity to join the team:
    DevOps Engineer
    Front-End Developer
    – App Support Engineer

 

  • At DYNATECH we’ll give you space to grow. With our internal lectures, mentoring programs, in-house school and the possibility to attend international conferences, we’ll make sure you are growing in your desired direction. Want to fulfil your potential? Check out our open vacancies:
  • – Back-End Developer
    – Front-End Developer
    Database Developer

 

  • ALSO Cloud Latvia keeps doing awesome stuff and looking for awesome people.

 

  • Did you know that Intexsys is behind online store, which is selling more than 1 000 000 different products?
    Intexsys is looking for:
    PHP Developer
  • – Product Owner
  • – iOS Developer
  • We promise – it will never be boring!

 

  • Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
    ALSO-CloudIntexsys

Announcement of DevOps focused 67th DevClub.lv

Hi!

It is already year around since we had previous DevOps event. Since DevOps is probably even hotter then before, we decided to get more people to share their experience with us.

You are welcome at 23th August 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda for DevOps focused 67th DevClub.lv:

    • Deiwin Sarjas from SaleMove will give a talk “Safe and fast delivery with branch deploys” 
      Deiwin will show how he helped SaleMove deliver more value more frequently. Developers now have more confidence in their changes and they have to switch contexts less often. All without sacrificing product stability. Code snippets and examples will demonstrate how Jenkins pipelines, Kubernetes, GitHub, and Slack come together to coordinate a smooth deployment process.
      (Language – English)
      Tags: branch-deploys, continuous-delivery, jenkins, kubernetes.
    • Deiwin has spent years helping European Space Agency process and make sense of massive amounts of data. Passionate about building reliable and maintainable systems both in the small and at scale, he is now working at SaleMove to realize its dream of innovating online customer experience.
    • Sergey Chernecov from Intexsys will give a talk DevOps – culture over separation! Buzz: puppet, aws, apper.in, shinny unicorn, no docker.
      I am a developer! I don’t want to think about OS, I/O nor network latency. I want to click-click and profit.”- hearing this makes me sad. when I get sad, I stop being sad, and be AWESOME instead. A true story of a Dev meeting theOps and developing Devops culture together.
      (Language – English)
      Tags: puppet, elastic, haproxyphp, devops, pair-infrastructuring.
    • Sergey is a Software Architect in South Park team at Intexsys, currently mostly interested in enterprise integration patterns, SOA, AWS, Kafka. Favorite comedian: Uncle Bob Martin; Interests outside programming: quantum physics. Working in software development since 2006.
    • Edgars Sēlis from TestDevLab will give a talk “Continuous Testing in Agile Mobile app development”
      – Testing is not a separate phase, it occurs throughout the development
      – Creating test pipelines – challenges to create and maintain them
      – Acceptance test automation – how much to automate; best approaches to keep them stable, managing physical device laboratory
      – Continuous Integration practices – testing branches, using triggers and continuous monitoring/feedback
      (Language – Latvian)
      Tags: Testing, Quality Assurance, Automation, Continuous integrations, Jenkins
    • Edgars is a QA engineer and Team lead, working in TestDevLab for more than 4 years in several different projects all around the world. Has experience in setting up testing process from scratch for Agile teams and managing it. Edgars has Professional Master degree in computer science and several certifications in Testing, Test management and Agile/Scrum.

 

 

  • Hey, hey, hey, we have new sponsor DYNATECH!
  • DYNATECH is an information technology company based in Riga, Latvia. We focus on providing IT services and solutions to global brands within the DYNINNO Group in three key areas: travel, finance, and entertainment. DYNATECH maintains IT services for brands in eight countries and we are expanding fast. Our people are our core strength, and their talent and dedication allow us to always be one step ahead of the competition.
    – Mid-level PHP Developer
    – Senior Front-End Developer
    Database Developer

 

  • ALSO Cloud Latvia keeps doing awesome stuff and looking for awesome people.

 

  • Did you know that Intexsys is behind online store, which is selling more than 1 000 000 different products?
    Intexsys is looking for:
    PHP Developers – Junior, Mid, Senior – we got work for any level!
    – PPC Specialist (Pay Per Click, Paid Search) – the opportunity to manage a multi-million dollar ad-spend for multiple properties of our US-based customers.
  • Product Owner – Do you want to own the development of our large-scale international E-commerce projects?
  • We promise – it will never be boring!

 

 

  • Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
    ALSO-CloudIntexsys

Announcement of Modern PHP focused 66th DevClub.lv

Hi!

If take July, PHP, Intexsys, DevClub.lv and put them together, what we gonna get?
Yes, that’s right, as a result we get Modern PHP focused DevClub.lv with afterparty at Intexsys already next week 18.07.

Please pay attention that this time we meet at Vienības gatve 109 (Unity Biznesa centrs) 1.st floor at 18th July 18:30 and be ready to stay for Afterparty at the roof terrace (same building) at Intexsys office.

Agenda of Modern PHP focused 66th DevClub.lv:

        • Jānis Mozgis from Printful Latvia will talk about “SOLID principles in PHP – how to apply them in PHP and why should we care“.
          (Language – Latvian)
          Tags: SOLID, PHP, OOP

          Jānis 
          is senior software developer at Printful Latvia.
        • Oleg Andreyev from Intexsys will talk about “Spotting Design patterns in Symfony”.
          Why is this important and why you should use them? The answer is so simple – Design patterns will make your life easier and allow you to write better code faster.
          Oleg will talk briefly about usage of design patterns in PHP with emphasis on implementation in Symfony framework.
          (Language – English)
          Tags: Design Patterns, Symfony, PHP

          Oleg 
          is a Team Architect @ Intexsys with 8+ years of experience developing PHP applications.
        • Uldis Nipers from Mintos will talk about the experience gained while building a p2p lending marketplace from scratch.
          Topics of the talk will include: decission processes behind choosing technologies and planning architecture, the biggest techincal challanges faced, queue based architecture, quality assurance and continuous integration implementation, migration from one cloud hosting provider to other, and more.

          (Language – English)
          Tags: Symfony, Doctrine, AWS, MySQL, performance tuning

          Uldis is a senior software developer in Mintos.

        • Afterparty
          It has been more that a year since we’ve visited Intexsys roof terrace (same building as the conference). Intexsys is inviting everyone again to join us for an Afterparty at the terrace. As always, free beer, snacks and interesting conversations will be waiting for you!

  • For those interested in DevOps it is worth to now that ‘DevOpsDays Riga 2018’ has announced first speakers. Check them here. Program is going to be ready and published in a few weeks. Check the ticket options here. There is limited amount of Diversity tickets available for girls, students, and those who don’t get support from the company and have to pay for tickets themselves. If you belong to any of those groups let us know: info@devclub.lv.

 

  • We are happy to have new sponsor Neotech joining our family.

 

 

  • Did you know that Intexsys is behind online store, which is selling more than 1 000 000 different products?
    Intexsys is looking for:
    PHP Developers – Junior, Mid, Senior – we got work for any level!
    – PPC Specialist (Pay Per Click, Paid Search) – the opportunity to manage a multi-million dollar ad-spend for multiple properties of our US-based customers.
  • Product Owner – Do you want to own the development of our large-scale international E-commerce projects?
  • We promise – it will never be boring!

 

  • And this is what you missed – FrontCon 2018, the first ever two-day conference in Baltics focused on front-end concepts and technologies. Interested? See the video here.

 

  • Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
    IntexsysALSO-Cloud