Results of DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

Thank you all for participating in DevClub.lv Endomondo challenge!

We have worked hard and together collected nice amount of calories, minutes and km:

And we have winners of the challenge:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.

And the Main prize – “Complex test of physical” load provided by Geta Digital receives Matīss Rikters !!!

2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intrum Justitia’s sports bag wins Elina Judelovich,

Tieto’s
sports bottle, back pack and reflector wins Oskars Ertmanis,
back pack and reflector wins Mārtiņš Dīcis,
back pack and reflector wins Jana Smelena,
reflector wins Aigars Gedroics,
reflector wins Austris Cīrulnieks.

Congrats! 🙂

All winners are welcome to receive their prizes at next – Computer Vision focused 55th DevClub.lv.

DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

We know that IT professionals have sedentary lifestyle by definition and we want to help you to be more motivated to deal with it.
So – if you are doing some sports or just doing some kind of physical activities to deal with sedentary lifestyle and want to compete with others or just have healthy and friendly motivation, join DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge.

To help you to be more motivated and participate in challenge our sponsors have provided some gifts:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.
    This prize is thought for people who do sports.
    This prize will get absolute winner of challenge (except activities like “step counting” “walking” and others with proportionally little sports vs time).
  2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors. These will be drawn between all participants of challenge. Every collected minute will be as a lottery ticket. So – the more minutes you will collect within challenge, the higher are challenges to get some of gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everybody from LV who is related to software development can participate.

To participate in challenge you have to track your physical activities with Endomondo or synchronize them from other activity trackers to Endomondo.

 

Announcement of Test Automation focused 35th DevClub.lv

Hi friends!

Are you proud of your code? Are you sure, that your code won’t break? Don’t waste it, test it! Go and automate it!
Come to learn from others to Test Automation focused 35th DevClub.lv at 17th September 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office)

Agenda for Test Automation focused 35th DevClub.lv:

  • Risko Ruus from Rush Street Interactive will talk about “Tips for building a framework for automated functional testing of web applications”.
    Over time Selenium has become the de facto standard for automated UI testing of web applications. When the time comes to write such tests for your project there will be a need to create a framework around it. During this talk I will share some tips for organizing your framework and getting more benefit out of your tests beyond simple checks.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Selenium, Selenide, Test Automation, End to end Testing

Risko Ruus – Quality Assurance Lead, 8 years of experience in Quality Assurance and Test Automation for Nokia, Playtech, Skype and now at RSI.

  • Dmitry Balabka from Intexsys will talk about “Testing automation with PhantomJS”
    Testing is a very time-consuming task and it requires automation to reduce costs and regression issues. I will share our experience on test automation and will tell you how we reduced the test execution time 10x.
    You will hear about tools that helped us achieve this goal: PhantomJS, Selenium, WebDriver, Behat, Node.JS
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Selenium, PhantomJS

Dmitry Balabka – with more than 8 years WEB developing experience for different business spheres. Current occupation is Software Architect at Intexsys, working on large E-Commerce project.

  • Alex Shirov from innoWate will give a talk “Testing Automation in Games”
    Developing built-in testing capabilities with configurable bots that test almost every aspect of the in-game experience.
    (Language —Russian)
    Tags: Testing, Automation, Bots, GameDev

Alex Shirov has more than 15 years of experience developing and operating worldwide AAA hit games. Having begun in the games industry as a C++ developer at CTXM, he is now charged with guiding teams of experienced games production talent as CTO at innoWate. Alex is credited with engineer or lead engineer roles on dozens of game titles, from Xbox to Xbox 360, social games to fully cross-platform mobile titles.

 

Check out ALSO Cloud product and join their Dev Team at Riga!

Accenture is looking for Test Automation and Performance Test Engineer.

Clusterpoint is hiring UI (back-end) Developer.

Intexsys is looking for PHP Developers and Microsoft SQL Developers.

Game Insight is looking for:
– C++ Game Developer,
– Unity Developer,
– Game Server Developer,
– Game QA/Producer.

Check your career opportunities at Autentica!

Evolution Gaming – world leading on-line Live casino provider is looking for front-end and server side IT professionals for new game and feature development. We are providing excellent work conditions, challenging projects, friendly and professional colleagues.
JavaScript/HTML5 Developer for Mobile Games,
Scala Developer
and more positions you can find at the same page by scrolling down.
Evolution Gaming is located in the A+ class office building in the very heart of the Riga – Citadeles iela 2.

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have some drinks and snacks:



  
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Announcement of PHP focused 34th DevClub.lv

Hi friends!

What do you think – is PHP sexy or not?
At next DevClub.lv event organised together with PHP Baltic meet-up you will have chance to see how you can make cool things with the help of PHP.

Please pay attention that this time we meet at Vienības gatve 109 (Unity Biznesa centrs) 1.st floor at 27th August 18:30 and be ready to stay for Afterparty at the roof terrace (same building) at Intexsys office and win GoPro HERO4.

Agenda for PHP focused 34th DevClub.lv:

  • Vitor Silva from Arrobacasa will talk about “Cooking with Yii2: Rapid Development”.
    The speed of change is constantly accelerating. A development team needs tools and methodologies that enable rapid development, product and features prototyping. What if I told you that there is a tool that enables best coding practices, favours convention over configuration, makes your product testable and flexible, is easy to deploy and has a logarithmic learning curve? Join us and let’s have a peek in to this full stack web framework and see what makes it stand out and how you can benefit from it.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Rapid Development, Code Generators, MVC, Web Development, Code Productivity, End to end Testing.

Vitor Silva – Web Developer, Yii framework contributor, Worked with different code flavours in search of the best web development ingredients.

  • Janis Sakars from Accenture will talk about Symfony2
    Nowadays frameworks are almost de-facto when it comes to PHP development. There is no best or worth way of doing with one or another framework but obviously each of them can help us in certain situations. Let`s take general overview of Symfony2.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: PHP, Frameworks, Symfony

Janis Sakars – Senior Analyst, 8 year experience in PHP working on various projects across the globe.

  • Konstantin Tjuterev from Intexsys will give a talk “PHP + X = Love”
    Nowadays, PHP is by far one of the most widespread programming languages, powering world’s largest websites. However, it wouldn’t be possible with PHP alone.
    In this talk, I’ll showcase how to use PHP along with other modern technologies, based on our experience in developing and running large-scale web projects. At Intexsys, we always strive for using the right tool for the job, and during the years, we have integrated PHP with technologies such as Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, Varnish, Node.js, Phing, PhantomJs and others. A high-level overview with particular use-cases will be provided during this short talk (aprx 20 min).
    (Language — English)

Konstantin Tjuterev is the founder and CEO of Intexsys. With more than 15 years’ experience in web-development, he specializes in E-Commerce and Business automation.

  • GoPro HERO4 lottery!
    Our sponsor, Intexsys will give away one GoPro HERO4 Silver camera during the conference! In order to get a chance to win this fabulous camera, all you have to do, is register for lottery. The registration is already open, but you need to be present at the event in order to win the prize.

 

  • AFTERPARTY at the roof terrace (same building) at Intexsys office with Nice people, Free beer and snacks! Everyone is invited!

 

Accenture is looking for PHP Developer.

Clusterpoint is hiring UI (back-end) Developer.

Intexsys is looking for PHP Developers and Microsoft SQL Developers.

Game Insight is looking for:
– C++ Game Developer,
– Unity Developer,
– Game Server Developer,
– Game QA/Producer.

Check out career opportunities at Autentica!

Evolution Gaming – world leading on-line Live casino provider is looking for front-end and server side IT professionals for new game and feature development. We are providing excellent work conditions, challenging projects, friendly and professional colleagues.
JavaScript/HTML5 Developer for Mobile Games,
Scala Developer
and more positions you can find at the same page by scrolling down.
Now Evolution Gaming is located in the A+ class office building in the very heart of the Riga – Citadeles iela 2.

Check out ALSO Cloud product and join their Dev Team at Riga!

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have some drinks and snacks:



  
intexsys_logo

 

 

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Announcement of Security focused 33rd DevClub.lv

Hi!

Security is hard, Security breach if frightening. But what is more frightening – now knowing how to secure yourself, or do not have will to?
33rd DevClub will guide you to the world of security in all forms – security breaches, cyber defence and how to hack without problems.

Agenda for Security focused 33rd DevClub.lv at July 16th 18:30 at Microsoft Latvia office (Zaļā iela 1):

  • Baiba Kaskina from CERT.LV will talk about “Responsible Disclosure Policy”.
    This talk will explain the main principles of responsible or coordinated response, who are the actors of this game, what colour are their hats and what could be the possible implementation. Known cases of responsible disclosure policy Latvia as well as international experience will be discussed and future steps considered.
    (Language — Latvian)
    Tags: Responsible disclosure policy , non-technical, cases in Latvia

Baiba Kaskina is the head of CERT.LV – Latvian national and governmental CSIRT team.

  • Veronika Harcenoka from Data Security Solutions will talk about Cyber Security: Think Security First
    The scale and integration of modern technologies into our daily lives has provided tremendous opportunities for everyone. The speed of development and innovation in the ICT sector and the amount of information produced and distributed online is like never before. The process is so fast that we often do not have time to consider the risks and their impact on our society, business, and personal life. So, let us take a moment to think about the security online.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Cyber Security Information Security, Cyber Crime, Online Threats, Privacy, Future Crime

Veronika Harcenoka , Business Development Manager, Data Security Solutions
Solid experience in high tech ICT/ICT Security involves major projects in Latvia and the European Union. Previously worked in European Security Round Table and Microsoft Government Affairs office in Brussels.

  • Major Gatis Graudiņš from Cyber Defence Unit of the Latvian National Guard (Twitter @kibersargswill talk about Cyber Defence Unit and daily life of unit
    If you would be interested in what happening in Cyber Defence field of Latvian Republic, this presentation would be one to listen for.
    I will try to tell short presentation about our unit, what we do on daily basis, where we were already involved and other interesting things in connection to our activities.(Language — Latvian)

Major Gatis Graudiņš is Commander of Cyber Defence Unit of the Latvian National Guard.

 

Clusterpoint has announced international online hackathon (available also for participants from Latvia) over the ChallengePost SummerJam event platform. The hackathon is dedicated to the “Maps As Art” topic. Special prize provided by Clusterpoint is an Apple Watch for each member of the selected winning team.
Submission deadline: July 20. So, you have still almost 2 weeks to build your idea and submit it!

Our new sponsor Intexsys is looking for PHP Developer and DevOps.

Accenture is looking for:
Office365/Azure Cloud Integration Specialist,
Experienced Business Analyst,
Sharepoint Developer

Autentica is looking for Geographic Information Systems developers.
Check also other career opportunities at Autentica!

Evolution Gaming – world leading on-line Live casino provider is looking for frontend and server side IT professionals for new game and feature development. We are providing excellent work conditions, challenging projects, friendly and professional colleagues.
JavaScript/HTML5 Developer for Mobile Games,
Java Developer,
Scala Developer
and more positions you can find at the same page by scrolling down.
Now Evolution Gaming is located in the A+ class office building in the very heart of the Riga – Citadeles iela 2.

Game Insight is looking for:
C++ Game Developer,
Unity Developer,
Game Server Developer,
Game AQ/Producer.

Check out ALSO Cloud product and join their Dev Team at Riga!

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have some drinks and snacks:



  
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Announcement of Mobile focused 32nd DevClub.lv

Hi!

Don’t be afraid to build next big mobile thing. Even if you know, that many others failed. Remember, you need 3 things: Inspiration, Realisation and Analytics.
Our Mobile oriented event will cover them all, so be prepared!

Agenda for Mobile focused 32nd DevClub.lv at June 18th 18:30 at Microsoft Latvia office (Zaļā iela 1):

  • Andrey Zhdanov from Transport LV: In Riga will talk about How to motivate yourself and build your first app.
    This talk is about my experience. I will tell you about my path from entering university till defending bachelor degree and receiving highest grade for my first app. This talk won’t be technical and I will try to convince you to build your own app which could improve different aspects of your life. So, all you need to make your life better is to find what pisses you off and… and rest you will hear on my session.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Mobile application, iOS, Motivation, Non-technical, User experience

Andrey Zhdanov is a Xamarin iOS Developer at C.T.Co, currently involved in the most innovative and interesting start-up among productivity apps.

  • Aleksejs Mjaliks from Mobilly will give a talk “Developing an app for a popular service”.
    Mobilly is a popular mobile payment service. A team constantly works on new features to offer customers. But sometimes things go really wrong…
    This talk will cover lessons we have learned in a hard way, when the effects become the defects.
    (Language — Latvian)
    Tags: Mobile, FinTech

Aleksejs Mjaliks is a mobile app developer with many years experience developing apps for iOS and Android. He has developed apps for popular services like Mobilly, 1188 and others. He is also a developer behind Fearless Wheels – a game for iOS devices.

  • Nikita Tihonovs from IntechSystems will give a talk “Newly released app: tap-tap-tap or crap?”
    You’ve released your app and it doesn’t sell? You are just wondering in the dark, updating it and still no success? You are screwed if you do not analyze your data! Examining the reasons for crashes and why people think it sucks will alleviate your suffering.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Mobile, Analytics, iOS, Android, Google Analytics, Crashlytics

Nikita Tihonovs is Product Owner at IntechSystems and co-founder @multimerch.com.
Past – Head of Online Marketing & Senior Project Manager at Dukascopy Swiss Bank

 

Evolution Gaming – world leading on-line casino provider is looking for:
JavaScript/HTML5 Developer for Mobile Games,
Java Developer,
Scala Developer
and more positions you can find at the same page by scrolling down.
Now Evolution Gaming is located in the A+ class office building in the very heart of the Riga – Citadeles iela 2.

Game Insight is looking for:
C++ Game Developer,
Unity Developer,
Game Server Developer,
Game AQ/Producer.

Accenture is looking for Project Manager.

Check out ALSO Cloud product and join their Dev Team at Riga!

Check your career opportunities at Autentica!

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have some drinks and snacks: