Sessions

Jeff Blankenburg
Building Your First Voice Experience with Alexa [Half-Day Workshop]
Jeff Blankenburg

This workshop will dive right in to getting you set up and started building a voice-based experience with Alexa. You will leave this session with a working Alexa skill that you can customize and publish as your own. We will cover topics around voice design best practices, voice interactions, persi

Room: Breakout Room I
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Tags: JavaScript; Serverless

Luther Hill
Build a Data Pipeline in the cloud for Bird Recognition
Luther Hill

Build a cloud data pipeline to enable bird recognition from streaming video and provide descriptive information about the birds. The architecture will take live streaming video and use lambda functions to initiate image recognition, data mapping, and display the information on a webpage. This projec

Room: Breakout Room G
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Tags: .NET; Architecture; Azure; Machine Learning; Microservices; NoSQL; Python; Serverless; SQL; Windows

Michael Dowden
From Monolith to Serverless: Rethinking your Architecture
Michael Dowden

It’s easy to understand the benefits of Serverless but it’s not always easy to understand how this will impact our software architecture. In this talk we will deconstruct a set of requirements and walk through the architecture of both a traditional service-oriented architecture and a modern serverl

Room: Breakout Room H
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Architecture; Cloud; Serverless

Michael Meadows
The Ugly Side of Serverless Apps (and How to Succeed Anyway)
Michael Meadows

AWS has Lambda, GCP has Cloud Functions, and Azure has Functions. Although they differ in implementation, they all share a basic philosophy: only pay for what you use. With this benefit, however, comes some downsides. This talk explores both the shared and platform specific considerations that devel

Room: Breakout Room H
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Tags: Architecture; AWS; Azure; Cloud; Google Cloud; Microservices; Serverless

Simon MacDonald
Automating Hockey Team Management with Serverless
Simon MacDonald

You probably don't manage a beer league hockey team, maybe you do, I don't know your life but I'm sure you have a number of tasks that you do regularly that would benefit by being automated. Follow me on my journey of realizing I could make my life easier by automating the the process of managing

Room: Breakout Room K
Topics: Application Development
Tags: Serverless

Michael Dowden
ZAP! API Integrations with Zapier
Michael Dowden

Integrations between 3rd party applications and APIs has long been one of the most challenging and time-consuming parts of any application development effort. But with the magic of cloud automation we can connect applications in just minutes instead of days. In this talk you’ll learn about: * Resp

Room: Breakout Room G
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Tags: Architecture; Cloud; Serverless

Jeff Blankenburg
Ten Things Every Voice Application Should Do
Jeff Blankenburg

In my experience building dozens of skills for Alexa, and working with hundreds of developers on their own voice applications, I've identified ten specific patterns that are common to the most successful of the bunch. This presentation will cover these ten topics, giving you the insight an accelerat

Room: Breakout Room D
Topics: User Experience;
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); Serverless; UI; UX

Eric Neunaber
AWS: IoT Core + Lambda + DynamoDB = Webscale
Eric Neunaber

Modernizing an application is easy. Modernizing an application to work globally and at scale, well it sounds hard but it might be easier than you think. In eight months our small team of seven (design, dev, & QA) went from a blank AWS account to a working product. The application needed to ingest Io

Room: Breakout Room F
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Tags: Architecture; AWS; Database; Serverless

John SJ Anderson
Maximum Overkill: Using Terraform to set up an AWS-hosted personal website
John SJ Anderson

Terraform is an exciting Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) tool that lets you provision and deploy services to multiple clouds and providers. It’s an extremely popular tool with DevOps teams. I wanted to learn how to use it, and decided the best way was to do a small, “real” project – writing automation

Room: Breakout Room F
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Tags: AWS; Cloud; Serverless

Deven Phillips
Jeremy Davis
Event Driven Architecture with Quarkus, Kafka, and Kubernetes
Deven Phillips; Jeremy Davis

Event Driven Architectures are distributed, asynchronous, and scalable. The rise of real time decision making, the on-demand economy, explosion of data, and the adoption of microservices have all driven the adoption of event driven architectures. Event Driven code is reactive by nature and signifi

Room: Breakout Room F
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Tags: Architecture; Cloud; Development Practices; Kubernetes; Microservices; Serverless

Scott Seighman
Supersonic. Subatomic. Java.
Scott Seighman

In this session, we’ll demonstrate how you can optimize your enterprise Java apps, your APIs, your microservices, and your serverless functions for a Kubernetes/OpenShift environment using Quarkus. Quarkus is a Kubernetes Native Java stack tailored for OpenJDK HotSpot and GraalVM, crafted from the b

Room: Breakout Room E
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Container; Java; Kubernetes; Serverless

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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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