How are companies tackling the challenges of development when all the stakeholders can’t be in the same room? Our panel discusses the technology challenges.
This post was featured in Technically Philly on May 23, 2019. It was co-written by Chariot Solutions’ CMO Tracey Welson-Rossman, and Comcast’s Audrey Troutt. If you happened to be looking for your software development team on April 23 or 24, you may have noticed it was very quiet in that part of your office. That’s … Read More
If things go to plan, Dave Thomas will contend that we are looking at emerging technology wrongly. By definition, newer will be worse than older, at least in the short term. And yet we jump like lemmings off the bright and shiny cliff. So how do we find a balance?
From the abstract: During this talk, Doug will walk through Movitas’ successes and failures in creating a cross platform application that integrates destination information, communication functionality (messaging and calling), and social interaction for hotel and destination travelers. He’ll walk through the some of the development they’ve done to serve content to mobile web, hybrid applications, … Read More
From the abstract: Unlimited bandwidth? Always connected? Yeah right! Truth is, wireless coverage is spotty, and sometimes the internet is simply not available. In this talk, I am going to discuss a few design patterns that make your app snappy when connected, fully-functional when not. Caching strategies: persistent vs temporary Progressive loading: use placeholders while … Read More
From the abstract: A fantastic, fictional, fable of a distributed system and the tooling and teams who herd it. Follow two teams learning that the design of their systems includes everything about how it is developed, tested, deployed, and managed — not just what it looks like in production. Along the way, learn about the … Read More
From the abstract: In this talk, we take a look at some specific Functional Programming patterns that regularly arise in everyday programming. These patterns are used to solve the same problems that DI attempts to by decoupling data types from their dependencies. We explore the algebraic properties of these techniques and discover how they give … Read More
From the abstract: Cloud Foundry is an open source platform as a service. Think of it as an open source Heroku that you can run inside your own firewall. In this talk, we’ll cover why it’s essential to the enterprise (and many small businesses as well), how you can use it, and most interestingly, how … Read More
From the abstract: Agile methods work beautifully for a single team. But what do you do when you have multiple, interdependent teams, all working on a single product or product suite? How can Agile scale without losing sight of its core principles? In this session, we’ll examine how to apply Lean and Agile principles to … Read More