Sessions

Jamie Wright
Gotcha Where I Want 'Cha : Building a React Native App with a GraphQL API [Full-Day Workshop]
Jamie Wright

The majority of mobile applications need to use a backend API to connect it's users to it's services. Building these types of applications often involves seperate developers, one for the frontend mobile code and one for the backend server code. The hand-off point for the API needs to handled delica

Room: Breakout Room E
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Fun; Functional Programming; iOS; JavaScript; Mobile

G. Andrew Duthie
A Crash Course on 3D Printing [Half-Day Workshop]
G. Andrew Duthie

3D printing has been around for years, but it's easier than ever to get started, and surprisingly affordable. If you've been thinking about buying a 3D printer, but weren't sure how to get started, this session is for you! We'll cover how to choose your first 3D printer, whether your budget is big

Room: Breakout Room I
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Fun; Hardware; IoT

Crux Conception
Soft Skills +Group Dynamics + Communication Skills = Productive Team Projects [Half-Day Workshop]
Crux Conception

Attendees will discover the influence of communications places into action while using your everyday people skills, added with a unique style of active listening. This is ideal for individuals who have Teams working in the areas of Software Engineering, Programming and DevOps. •The approach derive

Room: Breakout Room G
Topics: ;
Tags: Development Practices; DevOps; Fun; Other; People; Performance; Project Management; Soft Skills; Tools; Work Skills

Angela Parks
Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Angela Parks

In this session, we will explore the 5 Whys technique. This is a simple but powerful tool for cutting quickly through the outward symptoms of a problem to reveal its underlying causes.

Room: Breakout Room A
Topics: ;
Tags: Fun; Quality Assurance; Requirements; Soft Skills

Guy Royse
Dungeons, Dragons, and Graph Databases
Guy Royse

Are you an adventurer? Do you want gold? Experience? Levels? Of course you do! And where do you get these things? The dungeon, where else? That wonderful container of all things adventurous! But, unfortunately, dungeons aren't setup for the convenience of adventurers who wish to extract these fine t

Room: Breakout Room G
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Database; Fun

Dave Mattingly
Agile Improv
Dave Mattingly

Improv comedy is not at all different from the Agile methodology. It's all about learning to love the "yes", trusting your team, and building on what's already there. In this sessions. you'll: • learn the rules of improv comedy • apply them to agile development • have fun

Room: Breakout Room A
Topics: ;
Tags: Agile; Fun; Soft Skills

Mandy Cox
Animation for the Web: Giving Life to your SVGs
Mandy Cox

Have you ever seen an animated SVG on a site and thought, "That is so cool; how did they do that," or, "This is super distracting," this talk is for you. Learn the best times to use animation, as well as libraries and tools you can implement to make your animation the best it can be.

Room: Breakout Room D
Topics: ;
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); Fun; JavaScript; Tools; UI; UX; Web

Guy Royse
Understanding Probabilistic Data Structures with 112,092 UFO Sightings
Guy Royse

There are three reactions to the title of this talk: - What the heck’s a probabilistic data structure? - UFO Sightings… wha? - 112,092 is an oddly specific number. This is a talk about the first bullet point with the second thrown in just for fun. I like weird stuff—UFOs, Bigfoot, peanut butter an

Room: Breakout Room F
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Fun; Other

Joel Lord
My Browser Does What?
Joel Lord

The Web evolves quickly. We are far away from the days of Marquees and Blink. But learning the latest features of the latest ECMAScript implementation or the newest PHP framework isn’t everything. New Web APIs are constantly added to the browser. Did you know that your browser can process audio feed

Room: Breakout Room H
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Fun; JavaScript; Web

Heath Murphy
Let’s build a home security system with a Raspberry PI, existing ADT wiring and a splash of Azure
Heath Murphy

My house came pre-wired with a full-blown ADT home security system that the prior owner was paying $50 a month to maintain. I ditched the contract but wanted to explore rolling my own system for funsies. In this talk I’ll take you step by step through exactly what I did to reverse engineer the syste

Room: Breakout Room I
Topics:
Tags: Fun

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A software development conference in the Louisville, KY area on August 19 - 21, 2020 designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of development stack.

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