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.

 

  • 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: [email protected]

 

  • 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

Announcement of Frontend focused 65th DevClub.lv

Hi!

This time we decided to make FrontEnd focused event to warm you up for the main FrontEnd event of the year – FrontCon. Between all attendees of this DevClub.lv we will raffle 2 tickets to FrontCon with 50% discount.

You are welcome to join us at May 17th at 18:30 to Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda of Frontend focused 65th DevClub.lv:

        • Alexey Malihin from Intexsys will give a talk „Pumping up the Lighthouse score“
          E-commerce website has low conversion? User bounce rate is too high and time spent on site is too low? This may be because your site is slow! 53% of all sites are abandoned if page load is longer than 3 seconds. There is always room for website improvement but where to start? What have you done right, what could have been better and what have you missed? A frontend engineer will give you a keynote on how to increase website performance, accessibility and SEO with Google Chrome Lighthouse audit tool.
          (Language – Russian)
          Tags: Frontend audit, Frontend performance, Frontend optimization, Google Lighthouse

          Alexey is young yet very experienced frontend developer who has been working on complex projects in Intexsys for almost 4 years.

       

        • Mikhail Dunaev from Throne Gaming / TallinnJS Estonia will give talk “Infographics in the browser using d3.js
          D3.js is one of the most powerful JavaScript libraries for data visualisation in the browser. But this is only an instrument that alone will not answer questions about how to find patterns, interesting moments, or, perhaps, a hidden meaning in the big volumes of your data.
          Mikhail will introduce us to some of the technologies and techniques for creating infographic.

          (Language – Russian)
          Tags: Data visualisation, Infographics, d3.js

          Mikhail is a JavaScript developer from Russia who moved to Estonia a year and a half ago. Previously, Mikhail worked in the infographic studio of the largest Russian news agencies – RIA Novosti / Lenta.ru / Rambler.ru.

       

  • FrontCon is running out of tickets so hurry up and get yours. And prices goes up on May 19, so better use our promo code DevClubRulez with 10% discount now!

 

 

  • 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!

 

 

Did you know, that Riga Dev Days 2018  is happening already at the end of May? Get your ticket to attend more than 60 talks, 7 workshops in 5 tracks.

 

Just reminding that DevOpsDays Riga 2018 Call for Paper is open till beginning of June. Submit your story now.

 

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