Becca Refford

Philly ETE 2022 — A Tour of the Modern Java Platform — Bruce Eckel & James Ward

Abstract The Java Platform has seen a tremendous amount of evolution and improvements over the past five years in many different areas, including: language features in Java, Kotlin, and Scala; Functional Programming; dev environments; test workflows; Reactive; Stream processing; distributed data; containerization; serverless; and AoT compilation. This talk will give you a tour of the … Read More

Philly ETE 2022 — Why Rust? — Ashley Williams

Abstract For the sixth year in a row, Rust was declared the most loved programming language in the Stack Overflow 2021 developer survey, and there’s been an explosion of companies such as AWS, Microsoft, Google, and Huawei publicly discussing, contributing to, and investing in the language. In this talk, Rust core team member, Ashley, will … Read More

Philly ETE 2022 — Using Dapr, Every Developer Can Build Microservice Applications — Mark Fussell

Abstract Applications built using microservice architecture offer compelling benefits, however building them is hard and comes at a cost of having to understanding distributed systems. Developers should focus on business logic and instead they end up solving the same problems such as state management, resilient calls and event handling with limited portability across public clouds. … Read More

Philly ETE 2022 — Building Observability for 99% Developers — Jean Yang

Abstract The rise of SaaS and APIs means that it’s easier than ever before to build applications quickly. A small, otherwise under-resourced engineering team can quickly deploy more functionality than they were ever able to before—but what about making sure the system keeps running, or deploying changes with confidence? As it turns out, we’ll also … Read More