Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
5:30-6:00: Networking and Food Food, Soda, Beer and Networking.
We are grateful to TEKsystems for their continued sponsorship of the Food and Soda! Tuliva has taken over hosting the location, so a big thanks to them. Inversoft has stepped in to be our new beer sponsor. A very big thanks to No Fluff Just Stuff for sponsoring Daniel’s travel to Colorado!
6:15-7:45: Introduction to Reactive – Daniel Hinojosa
Reactive is a the latest buzzword to consume our industry. This presentation distills and defines reactive systems, describe the difference between reactive architecture vs. reactive programming, describe common patterns, and demos the popular reactive JVM technologies like RXJava, and Akka.
Introduction to reactive gets in deep on a discussion of patterns: Source, Sink, Back Pressure, Reactive Pull/Push including a Light introduction to actors using Akka, ReactiveX using RXJava and Reactive Streams in RXJava and Akka. We also will showcase the differences between ReactiveX and Akka.
About Daniel Hinojosa:
Daniel is a programmer, consultant, instructor, speaker, and recent author. With over 20 years of experience, he does work for private, educational, and government institutions. He is also currently a speaker for No Fluff Just Stuff tour. Daniel loves JVM languages like Java, Groovy, and Scala; but also dabbles with non JVM languages like Haskell, Ruby, Python, LISP, C, C++. He is an avid Pomodoro Technique Practitioner and makes every attempt to learn a new programming language every year. For downtime, he enjoys reading, swimming, Legos, football, and barbecuing.
7:45: Door prizes:
JetBrains IDE License
Books – Provided by O’Reilly Media
Networking after the MeetUp sponsored by bandwidth.com