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QCon Plus, May 10th: Learn about the Latest Software Development Trends & Real World Best Practices

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The latest QCon Plus virtual event begins online in just over a week (May 10th). The online software development conference and learning path brings together innovative software practitioners who will share case studies and insights about real-world best practices and solutions in software development and tech leadership. 

Join your peers to learn about the latest software delivery methodologies, technologies, and  frameworks that will help you identify what you and your team should focus on to achieve your goals. You will leave the event with insights that will save you valuable time and give you assurances that you are adopting the right technologies, practices, and skills for your organization’s current challenges.

Top tracks not to miss as a software architect, software developer, product manager or a team lead

Recommended Talks

Rob Donovan and Ioana Creanga talk about what happens behind the scenes when you pay with your card, and how Starling built their own card processor, integrating more traditional hardware with cloud-deployed micro-services. With speakers: Ioana Creanga, engineer lead for the Payments Processing Group @StarlingBank and Rob Donovan, tech lead @StarlingBank.

In this talk we are going to take a step back and go through a handful of skills that, when applied strategically, will help you amplify your impact. Hear about five behaviors that can improve your position in a team. Learn how to evaluate yourself to see if you are doing the right thing in your team. Speaker: Blanca Garcia Gil, principal engineer.

This talk will give you a peek into the day-to-day reality of working with a GraphQL API at scale, taking you on a journey through the API development process at Twitter. Michelle Garrett will share the unique challenges Twitter faces, plus the strategies and tooling they've built to handle these challenges. Speaker: Michelle Garrett, software engineer @Twitter.

In this talk, we review the current data landscape and discuss both technical and organizational ideas to avoid being overwhelmed by the current lack of consolidation in the data engineering world. We will discuss ideas from adopting open source APIs and open standards to more recent data management methodologies around operations, data sharing, and data products that enable us to create and maintain resilient and reliable data architectures. Speaker: Ismaël Mejía, senior cloud advocate @Microsoft.

In this session, we will talk about fault isolation boundaries and ways to take advantage of fault isolation in AWS. We will then demonstrate initial tests you can use to ensure your system has successfully isolated faults within its architecture. Speaker: Jason Barto, principal solutions architect @AWS.

In this talk, Anna Shipman, technical director for customer products at the Financial Times, will talk about her experience joining the FT to lead on FT.com a few years after launch, and share some of the things that she and my team implemented to stop the drift towards an unmaintainable system and another rebuild. Speaker: Anna Shipman, technical director for customer products @FinancialTimes

There are many ways to take part in QCon Plus. You have the opportunity to attend all the sessions live online or create a self-directed learning experience over 90 days to fit your schedule. Pick the learning pace that works best for you:

  • Fully live experience:  Immerse yourself in the full live experience spaced over a few hours a day across two weeks. Get your burning questions answered by our 80 software practitioner speakers in interactive Q&As, speaker hangouts, and in our QCon Plus Slack. 
  • A mix of live and on-demand access: Pick the sessions you would like to join live, connect with speakers and peers, and watch other talks on-demand over 90 days at a pace that suits you. 
  • All on-demand access for 90 days: A stress-free training environment. Create a self-directed learning experience over three months to fit around your schedule.  Your all-access 90-day pass will unlock 60+ inspirational talks to watch at your own pace…as many times as you like.
  • Start your learning path starting on May 10. Sign up.

Take advantage of the QCon Plus group discount

Don't let your friends and colleagues miss out. Attend as a team at QCon Plus and receive an additional complimentary ticket for every four regular conference tickets purchased. There’s no need to add attendee names yet. Order the tickets now and add names later. Once you have placed the order, we’ll send individual promo codes that each person can use to register. 

Book your seat now and catch all sessions on-demand across 90 days! Attend QCon Plus Online Software Development Conference starting this May 10.

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