CODE Stockholm is a one-day conference centered on Continuous Delivery and the DevOps movement. Both aspects were well covered through keynotes and two tracks of great talks.
As engineers, we tend to have high expectations of product managers to justify the value of adding new features. What problem is this solving? How will we validate that we’re building the right thing? Is this the most important thing to work on right now?
These are great questions but interestingly we aren’t always applying the same rigor to the technical work.
Agile is about continuous improvement, not only for the product we are building but for own process as well. In this talk at Agile Cork, I go through the evolution of the processes used over the last few years at Poppulo (formerly Newsweaver), from a large iteration based development approach, to Scrum and more recently Kanban, DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
Working with Microservices has recently become very trendy, however building dynamic and distributed systems doesn’t come without new challenges. Service Discovery is one of these challenges: enabling services to dynamically discover other services and communicate with them. In this talk at CorkDev.io, I go through a Service Discovery solution, using Airbnb Smartstack to wire up Microservices running in Docker containers.