How do top speakers prepare before a conference? Previously, we spoke to Hubert Sablonnière after he gave one of the top rated sessions at Devoxx Belgium. Before his debut at Devoxx UK, we asked him how we goes about preparing to present.   How do you go about preparing for presentations? It’s a mix of […]

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It’s one of the highest paid jobs in tech: Data Scientist. This year, Matthew Renze is introducing Data Visualization with R at Devoxx UK. Ahead of his talk, we asked him about Data Science and the art of data manipulation.   What is data science and why is it important? Data science is an interdisciplinary […]

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From the giants of tech, Machine Learning (ML) is increasingly offered as an API or service. Instead of having to learn complex algorithms and play with hyperparameters, you can take advantage of pre-trained models. At Devoxx UK, Tara Walker is talking about Amazon’s offerings. We asked her what is available, and how it is useful.   […]

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Far from being a separate discipline from software development, DevOps incorporates software development along with delivery. At Devoxx UK, Helen Beal is talking about the DevOps Superpattern. We asked her how DevOps came about, and what it means now.   How did DevOps originate? From where? A Belgian chap called Patrick Debois coined the term […]

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Memory in a microservices architecture is tricky. Gayathri Thiyagarajan is speaking at Devoxx UK about this. We asked her if you need to think about memory differently for a microservices architecture, and why.   Do you need to think about memory differently for microservices? Microservices have many aspects such as operational complexity. So identifying boundaries to distributed computing […]

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“Duchess helps women to connect and to get the courage to take the next step.” Kim Spiritus is an active member of Duchess, a global organisation for women in Java technology. If you haven’t heard of it before, at Devoxx UK in a few weeks Kim and Regina ten Bruggencate are hosting a BOF: Meet […]

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Knowledge is Power: Getting out of trouble by understanding Git by Steve Smith Git is rapidly taking over the development workplace, and nowadays it is integrated with many development, testing and deployment platforms. But one of the downsides of high-level tools is that they can hide the details of what is happening under the hood. […]

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Extreme Profiling: Digging Into Hotspots by Nitsan Wakart Hold onto your hats! On bunny ears, if you like. Diving down the rabbit hole we will explore a host of advanced tools for analysing performance hotspots in Java code: The Code is a Lie: why the line of code indicator is broken JMH perfasm: looking at […]

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There comes a point in a developer’s life where one develops a solid confidence in one’s opinions and actions. For me, this aligned with parenthood; the horrifying responsibility of being in charge of a little one’s life makes choices such as “which java based presentation technology shall I use?” a decision that can be approached […]

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Sky’s Katharine Fitzpatrick talks about her transition from startup land to the big enterprise. Katharine gives us some sterling tips for dealing with the more awkward types you might come across in IT, and we also discuss the tricky subject of managing expectations and knowing when to let go. If communicating with your fellow developers is something […]

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