80% of RigaDevDays program is ready. Let’s take a look.

29-31 May 2019, Riga Dev Days will be celebrating the 5th anniversary and obviously, the organizers are trying hard, according to the very deliberately shaped program, which is 80% ready.
In 2019 the focus will be on backend development and microservices.


  • Sam Aaron “Sonic Pi Livecoding”
  • Venkat Subramaniam “Spearheading the future of programming”
  • Ted Neward “Busy Developer’s Guide to Polytechnical Engineering”


  • Seth Vargo “Base64 is not encryption – a better story for Kubernetes Secrets”
  • Oleh Dokuka “RSocket – new Reactive cross-network Protocol”
  • Axel Fontaine “Majestic Modular Monoliths”
  • Dennis Doomen “Using modern .NET technologies to decompose a monolith into micro-services”
  • Franck Pachot “Microservices: Get Rid of Your DBA and Send the DB into Burnout”
  • Alissa Bonas “Introduction to service mesh with Istio and Kiali”
  • Adrian Hornsby “Resiliency and Availability Design Patterns for the Cloud”
  • Irina Scurtu “Communication in a microservice architecture”
  • Peter Jausovec “Istio Patterns”


  • Alex Thissen “It depends: .NET Core dependency injection”
  • Roland Gujit “When Azure AD is Not Enough: Creating a Token Service in ASP .NET Core 2.2”
  • Fanie Reynders “Roslyn for the rest of u”
  • Wei-Meng Lee “Building Intelligent Mobile Apps using Machine Learning”
  • Dino Esposito “Component-based C# and Razor Programming in Blazor”
  • Ted Neward “Busy Developer’s Guide to WebAssembly”


  • Simon Ritter “JDK 11: Pitfalls for the Unwary”
  • Mark Heckler “Full-stack Reactive Java with Project Reactor & Spring Boot 2”
  • Olexandra Dmytrenko “Playing programming with kids using BB-8 robot”
  • Milen Dyankov “Decomposing Java applications”
  • Ensar Basri Kahveci “java.util.concurrent for Distributed Coordination”
  • Johan Janssen “Processing IoT sensor data with InfluxDB”
  • Sander Mak “Keeping up with Java”
  • Natan Silnitsky “The wait is over. How to successfully migrate to Bazel from Maven or Gradle”
  • Venkat Subramaniam “From Functional to Reactive Programming”


  • Joel R. Kallman “Low Code Application Development with Oracle APEX – Deep Dive”
  • Martin Bach “Container Orchestration for Oracle DBAs”
  • Markus Winand “Modern SQL: Evolution of a dinosaur”
  • Kamil Stawiarski “Performance tricks learned from low level developers that can be used in practically any language”
  • Christian Antognini “How Well Do Relational Database Engines Support JSON?”
  • Piet de Visser “We are Serverless – Software and databases still functioning”
  • Øyvind Isene “5 Things Developers do that Drive Me Crazy”
  • Vidar Eidissen “Effective PL/SQL Code Insight With PL/Scope – or yet another reason to put code in the database”

We find the program rather interesting to visit. Moreover, the organizers are promising discussion zones during breaks and huge celebration on the afterparty. Looks like the event we shouldn’t miss 🙂

Early Bird tickets are expiring in 2 weeks, till 01.03 you can buy 2 days conference tickets for 249 euro.

All the details on the website https://2019.rigadevdays.lv

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