Bloggers were quite active at InfoQ's QCon San Francisco conference which took place Nov 7-9. Bloggers wrote about 32 of the 60 sessions at the event, including the keynotes, session on Linked-In, eBay, Orbitz architectures, and more. Read this article to learn the most valuable insights the attendees took the time to blog about, as well as many other aspects about QCon.
Dozens of events are listed on the AgileEvents calender, both commercial and non-profit. Events include user groups, coding dojos, training, conferences. All events focus on Agile/Lean process, facilitation, management, product ownership, methodologies and related practices. Where will you spend your training budget? Maybe there's something coming up close to home - wherever you are!
AgileEvents is one month old, and two dozen commercial and non-profit events have been announced there by members of the Agile community around the world. Here is your monthly roundup of upcoming events, with "coding dojos", classes, and conferences and XPdays worldwide.
The registration for RubyConf 2007 is now open. Since RubyConf is a quite small conference, speed is of the issue to get a spot. The Agenda promises interesting talks on Ruby implementations and more.
If you've ever thought "Darn, I wish I'd known about that!" then have a look at what's coming up on the AgileEvents calendar, starting September 1st, 2007.
The QCon is coming to San Francsico Nov 7-9; registration is now open (save $600 by July 15th). Our first conf in London this year featured the architectures of eBay, Amazon, Yahoo! and many leading technologists speaking such as Martin Fowler, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, Spring founder Rod Johnson, Scrum co-founder Jeff Sutherland, Hibernate creator Gavin King, Dave Thomas, and many more.
The Agile2007 conference program was announced today to entice those still on the fence about attending this year's event in Washington, D.C. from August 13-17. Of note: a keynote by Erich Gamma on "Scaling-up Agility The Eclipse Way," the APLN Leadership Symposium, a new Research-in-Progress Workshop on Agile Software Engineering and the new Conference-Within-A-Conference, fondly known as CWAC.
The Google Developer Day 2007 took place in 10 cities spanning the globe beginning in Sydney, Australia and ending in Mountain View, California. This is a report on some of the sessions at the event in Hamburg, Germany, on May 31, 2007.
In this article we present the main takeway points and further reading as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. It's a long article, but a superb way to learn all the main lessons that bloggers felt worth talking about. QCon London was InfoQ's first conference and has been quite a success.
It was great to see Ruby share a platform with other enterprise-oriented tracks, supporting the language's growing maturity and strength within the global marketplace.
In this video discussion panel (with transcript) Martin Fowler, Frank Buschmann, Steve Cook, Jimmy Nilsson, and Dave Thomas discuss the future of software development. Topics covered include outsourcing, is Google the next MS?, multi-core & parallism, grid computing, software stacks of the future, and more. The panel is from QCon sister-conference JAOO.
Architects from Amazon, eBay, and Yahoo! will be doing case study talks on aspects of their architectures at QCon London (March 14-16), a three day conference (plus 2 tutorial days) featuring speakers such as Martin Fowler, Dave Thomas, Gavin King, Werner Vogels, Rod Johnson, Erik Meijer, and 50 others. Tracks span Java, .NET, Ruby, SOA, Agile, Ajax, Architecture, Usability, and others.
The schedule for QCon London has been posted spanning 5 days with three full conference days and 2 tutorial days featuring speakers such as Martin Fowler, Dave Thomas, Gavin King, Werner Vogels, Rod Johnson, Erik Meijer, and 50 others. Tracks span Java, .NET, Ruby, SOA, Agile, Investment banking IT, Architecture, Usability, and case studies on eBay and other major software deployments.
At the SOA conference organized by BeJUG (Belgian Java User Group), InfoQ's Stefan Tilkov gave a presentation on REST. Synchronized audio and slides for this and other presentations are available on the new web 2.0ish online conference presentations site, parleys.com.
Microsoft announces the Professional Developers Conference 2007, (PDC 2007), will be hosted in Los Angeles. PDC 2007 is a Microsoft technology futures conference focused on lead developers and software architects.