GDG Dublin - DevFest 2016 - #BRINGYOURLAPTOP

About this event

We will have few talks but the aim of this event is to make sure you are learning something by practicing or get an answer on an issue you encountered while developing... So this will be a #BRINGYOURLAPTOP event and we expect all attendees to participate!

To get your ticket: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/gdg-dublin-devfest-2016-bringyourlaptop-tickets-28498744512

The password BRINGYOURLAPTOP

Saturday: 10.00 to 17.00, talks and codelabs

Sunday: 10.00 to 17.00, hackathon

Talks:

Scaling microservices with Kubernetes: Brave new world by David Gonzalez

David is a polyglot software developer who specialized in distributed (read microservices) and large scale financial systems. He is the author of the book "Developing microservices with Node.js" and he is also working on a book about DevOps and specially Kubernetes (Google Container Engine) which is pretty much a must nowadays as he will show in the talk: "Scaling microservices with Kubernetes: Brave new world" where he will explain the necessity of automating deployments and resource management.

A lap around FireBase by Laurence Moroney

Laurence Moroney has authored more programming books than he can remember.

A well-known speaker at conferences such as Google IO, Microsoft Build, and others, he's passionate about mobile development, and Android in particular. When not messing around with development, he's a published Sci-Fi novelist and produced screenwriter.

Puppy or Muffin? Easily Leverage Machine Learning in Your Apps by Sara Robinson and Bret McGowen

Sara is a Developer Advocate on Google’s Cloud Platform team, where she helps with developer relations through online content, outreach, and events. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business and International Studies from Brandeis University. When she’s not programming, she can be found running, listening to country music, or finding the best ice cream in SF.

Bret is on the Google Cloud Platform team at Google, focusing on developer-oriented products like App Engine, the Cloud Vision API, Firebase and more. He's also an aspiring Node.js developer. Prior to Google, Bret came from Texas, having worked in the cloud industry at Rackspace as a software engineer building the RackConnect hybrid hosting product. Before that, he led engineering teams at e-commerce, non-profit and startup companies. He's often on the running trail, volleyball court or kickball field. Bret earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Texas A&M University.

Designing for Product-Market Fit: How to make sure people actually need what you code by Marc C. Lange 

Marc is a Google Design Expert, who cares about entrepreneurship, making products fit people better, and bringing them to market faster. Marc has consulted dozens of startups while involved in nine Google Launchpad Weeks, the Experts Network (now a part of GDE), and other business acceleration programs like Accelerate Korea. He has consulted the German Minister of the Interior, and taught university students in Lyon. Marc has a weak spot for bridging the gap between engineering & design, and is a secret space exploration nerd. He is going to talk about his passion for great products, and how you can know that you are building the right product before you do so.


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