Sessions

Jason Still
Sunny Gulati
Full stack Devops in AWS with Git, Terraform, Teamcity
Jason Still; Sunny Gulati

Full stack Devops in AWS, using Terraform for infrastructure as code, and Teamcity as a deployment platform.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: Cloud; Continuous Deployment; DevOps

James Balmert
Always Be Deliverying
James Balmert

Jenkins pipelines can be leveraged to achieve continuous delivery and deployment. In this talk, learn how to create a pipeline that takes a change from a commit to source control all the way to a production environment.

Room: Julia Belle Ballroom
Topics: Infrastructure;
Tags: Development Practices; DevOps; Soft Skills; Software Process

Dave Sadlon
Devs throwing you a visual curveball? You need a Backstop! - Automate Visual Regression Testing
Dave Sadlon

It can be difficult enough, as a QA, tracking all the visual changes in any given sprint or release. Automated Visual Regression Testing across multiple devices can give a team a visual representation of what changes (even the smallest!) have occurred within their application.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: Agile; Cross-Platform; Design (UI/UX/CSS); DevOps; JavaScript; Software Process; Testing; Web

Matthew Jones
From the Ground Up: Lessons from a Rewrite in ASP.NET
Matthew Jones

Should you rewrite that app? Maybe! My team at U-Haul recently completed a year-long rewrite of a major project, and we learned quite a few interesting things. Come along with me as we explore the successes and failures of my team's massive rewrite.

Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills;
Tags: .NET; Architecture Practices; Database/SQL; Development Practices; DevOps; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Process

Dennis Stepp
Impress Your Boss by Sitting on Your Ass
Dennis Stepp

A look at automating your builds and deployments for Enterprise software applications.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: Database/SQL; DevOps; Java

Jonathan
Using Visual Studio Team Service for a Kickin' CI Pipeline
Jonathan "J." Tower

Step-by-step introduction to building CI/CD pipelines in VSTS

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: DevOps; Software Process

Christopher Hamm
Giving Digital Eyes to your Synthetic Tests
Christopher Hamm

Developers have developed robust synthetic/simulated user testing using Selenium technologies, or the like for years. String checking and other regexes won't guarantee the visual representation of the site is correct. Now comes a way to leverage machine learning based computer vision for testing.

Room: Heartland
Topics: Software Testing;
Tags: Development Practices; DevOps; Testing

John Callaway
.NET Core on a Raspberry Pi Cluster with Docker and OpenFaaS
John Callaway

Wondering what to do with a Raspberry Pi? Ever wanted to setup your own cluster? Interested to see how truly cross-platform .NET Core really is? We'll explore creating and deploying serverless functions on something other than AWS or Azure using the OpenFaas (Functions as a Service) framework.

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: .NET; Cross-Platform; DevOps

Philip Bailey
Docker for Testers
Philip Bailey

Exploring Docker through the lens of manual quality assurance.

Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Software Testing;
Tags: DevOps; Testing

Richard Teachout
Job Skill Tips - Work towards Promotions / Enhance your Resume
Richard Teachout

If you are looking for some tips and tricks to get that promotion, or find your Dream Tech job.. this session may be the best one for you. Learn some tips from my perspective, of ways to get the promotion or interview... and hopefully get it.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Ryan Ripley
Faye Thompson
Collaborative Curiosity
Ryan Ripley; Faye Thompson

Bring your questions, as you are the product owner to this conversation about celebrating curiosity, becoming more agile and fostering an environment that allows your team to succeed. We will address the questions of the room and facilitate a whole-conference conversation.

Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Richard Teachout
Building for the Cloud... YAY.. OOPS.. OOOOH.. AHHH.. FINALLY!
Richard Teachout

Building for the cloud? We've done it.. Learn from some of our mistakes, learning curves.. take some of our suggestions, ideas.. and ways to leverage the cloud to your advantage for an application.

Room: Julia Belle Ballroom
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: Cloud; Continuous Deployment; DevOps; Python; Requirements; Testing

Dave Sadlon
Becoming a full-stack QA Engineer - Evolving in an ever-changing Market
Dave Sadlon

With the emergence of Agile and DevOps in many IT shops and companies, it's vital we as QA engineers adapt to the market demand and change. This talk will focus on what it means to be a Full-Stack QA Engineer and how does one go about becoming the "Swiss Army Knife" of QA.

Room: Farmington
Topics: Soft Skills; Software Testing;
Tags: DevOps; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing

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