2018

YOW! Night 2018 Sydney/Melbourne – Dave West – Nov 13, 15

ScrumOps – Making Agile and DevOps work to build the 21 st century product delivery organization The Software delivery community is famous for creating new initiatives as the next silver bullet. OOP, CMMI, Spiral, Iterative, RUP, RAD are just some of the trends that have challenged how people approach the discipline of delivering software. Now it is agile […]

YOW! Night 2018 on Microservices

Microservices – Breaking up the Monolith Many companies are making the journey from monolith to microservices in order to unlock testability, scalability and rapid deployment. Those who have gone down this path can attest to its challenging nature. There are some standard approaches and common pitfalls yet there is no magic one-size-fits-all solution.In this series of […]

YOW! Night 2018 Melbourne – Aron Steg – July 18

Joint Night with IOT Melbourne Meetup   ABOUT THE PRESENTER: ARON STEG Aron is Co-founder of MysticPants and a software engineer with 20+ years experience producing efficient, secure and scalable solutions. His background includes SMS, M2M and IoT. He is a veteran of multiple successful startups with a wealth experience and has assisted projects to […]

YOW! Night 2018 Perth – Michael Nygard – Jun 28

  Grinding the Java Monolith Microservices sound appealing, but what can we do with those ten-million-line Java code bases? Shared domain objects, horizontal coupling, and years of boundary erosion have left us with enormous complexity and spiderwebs of coupling. Michael will share techniques at various levels of abstraction, from implementation details to API design and […]

YOW! Night 2018 Sydney – Neal Ford – June 6

  Stories Every Developer Should Know Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. –George Santayana The past is never dead. It’s not even past. –William Faulkner Most developers pursue the Latest and Greatest with intense fervor, yet the history of engineering, including software projects, contains rich lessons that we risk repeating […]

YOW! Night 2018 Brisbane – Eugenia Cheng – May 28

  CATEGORY THEORY AND LIFE Category theory can be thought of as being “very abstract algebra”.  It is thought of as “too abstract” by some people, and as “abstract nonsense” by some others.  In this talk I will show that while it is abstract, it is far from being nonsense.  I will argue that the […]

Dave Thomas

YOW! Night 2018 SYDNEY – Dave Thomas – May 16

  Legacy Evolution – The Innovation Opportunity! Every successful business is powered by legacy technology and applications which need to evolve. Vendors, Consultants and New Tech Enthusiasts bemoan technical debt and have the answer – Switch to Our Technology, Outsource, Use a New Language/Platform. Each of these options comes with major business and technical risks […]

Dave Thomas

YOW! Night 2018 Hong Kong/Singapore/Perth – Dave Thomas – May 2,3,10

  Legacy Evolution – The Innovation Opportunity! Every successful business is powered by legacy technology and applications which need to evolve. Vendors, Consultants and New Tech Enthusiasts bemoan technical debt and have the answer – Switch to Our Technology, Outsource, Use a New Language/Platform. Each of these options comes with major business and technical risks […]

YOW! Night 2018 Melbourne/Sydney – Evan Leybourn – May 2,31

  Certain Uncertainty The world is changing more rapidly than ever before and organisations of every size are struggling to remain relevant in the eyes of their customers. The simple fact that the average lifespan of a company has decreased by more than 50 years in the last century demonstrates that not all organisations are […]

YOW! Night 2018 Sydney with AWS – Apr 12

YOW! and AWS partner to bring you three speakers…and an access to AWS Summit! We are partnering up with Amazon Web Services to deliver Development for the Cloud at our next Sydney YOW!Night on 12 April. This special event offers a great line-up of the tech industry’s most prominent subject matter experts, whom will share […]

YOW! Night 2018 Perth – Mike Amundsen – Apr 18

APIs : From Good to Great These days, with so many tools, frameworks, and platforms on the market, just about everyone can build and deploy an API on the Web. And most of those APIs are pretty good. But they’re rarely great. It turns out Great APIs don’t rely on any single format, library, or […]

YOW! Night 2018 Hong Kong – Neal Ford – Apr 18

Building Evolutionary Architectures An evolutionary architecture supports incremental, guided change across multiple dimensions. For many years, software architecture was described as the “parts that are hard to change later”. But then microservices showed that if architects build evolvability into the architecture, change becomes easier. This talk, based on my upcoming book, investigates the family of […]

YOW! Night 2018 Perth – Manuel Chakravarty – Mar 13

Demystifying functional programming and what that means for learning & teaching Did you ever wonder: Is functional programming hard? Do you have to be a math whiz? What about the jargon? This talk has answers. Functional programming is sometimes perceived to be unapproachable, with unfamiliar jargon, obscure concepts, and bewildering theories. This seems counter to […]

YOW! Night 2018 Melbourne – Manuel Chakravarty – Mar 8

Demystifying functional programming and what that means for learning & teaching Did you ever wonder: Is functional programming hard? Do you have to be a math whiz? What about the jargon? This talk has answers. Functional programming is sometimes perceived to be unapproachable, with unfamiliar jargon, obscure concepts, and bewildering theories. This seems counter to […]

YOW! Night 2018 Sydney – Zhamak Dehghani – Mar 27

API Gateway to Service Mesh: Navigating a Changing Landscape Reflecting back on 2017, Service mesh has undoubtedly been one of the most exciting advances in infrastructure support for microservices and distributed systems architecture. However the introduction of service mesh into the architecture has raised questions around applicability of API gateway, which has led to many […]

YOW! Night 2018 Brisbane – Manuel Chakravarty – Mar 22

Demystifying functional programming and what that means for learning & teaching Did you ever wonder: Is functional programming hard? Do you have to be a math whiz? What about the jargon? This talk has answers. Functional programming is sometimes perceived to be unapproachable, with unfamiliar jargon, obscure concepts, and bewildering theories. This seems counter to […]

YOW! Night 2018 Sydney – Manuel Chakravarty – Mar 6

Demystifying functional programming and what that means for learning & teaching Did you ever wonder: Is functional programming hard? Do you have to be a math whiz? What about the jargon? This talk has answers. Functional programming is sometimes perceived to be unapproachable, with unfamiliar jargon, obscure concepts, and bewildering theories. This seems counter to […]

YOW! Night 2018 Perth – Evan Leybourn – Mar 1

Certain Uncertainty The world is changing more rapidly than ever before and organisations of every size are struggling to remain relevant in the eyes of their customers. The simple fact that the average lifespan of a company has decreased by more than 50 years in the last century demonstrates that not all organisations are prepared […]