Past Events

Getting Started with Unit Testing Workshop (1 of 2)

May 22, 2019 VIDEO

Join Omnitech Software Engineer Kevin Logan for part one of a lunch-hour dive into Unit Testing. The combined talks will include a short introduction to unit testing in general, along with some hands-on-keyboard work following Kevin with C# MVC API unit tests. The lessons will be broadly applicable to unit testing in general, including other programming languages. To make the best of this workshop, please download repos and tools beforehand and do a little preparation: Read more about Getting Started with Unit Testing Workshop (1 of 2)

Mesos, Marathon, and Docker

March 13, 2018

What is Apache Mesos? What is Mesosphere’s Marathon? How do they work and work together? As a developer, how can I wire these up in order to execute applications in a compute environment? Mesos is a cluster manager that abstracts computing resources away from machines enabling both fault tolerance and distributed elastic systems. Marathon enables orchestration for Docker containers, including persistence and high availability. The combination of these three software packages enables a proven framework for container orchestration and high compute resource utilization over large node clusters. Read more about Mesos, Marathon, and Docker

Learn About Blockchains

January 30, 2018

What is blockchain technology?How does it work and what applications exist?As a developer, how do I get started implementing my own blockchain? Blockchain, the underlying technology in cryptocurrency is all the hype right now with some cryptocurrency values skyrocketing over 1500% last year! Let’s discuss how blockchain works and how it is useful in markets beyond cryptocurrency. Learn how to get started implementing your own blockchain! “Email is to the internet as cryptocurrency is to the blockchain. Read more about Learn About Blockchains

Progressive Web Apps with Daniel Black

May 30, 2017

Progressive web apps (PWAs) close the gap and blur the lines between native apps and web apps. Daniel will introduce PWAs, including service workers, push notifications, app icons, offline capabilities, the app manifest, and browser support. He will also discuss practical applications and case studies to give business insight into this newer technology. Daniel Black is an Android Software Engineer with Carsforsale.com - Thit Team Read more about Progressive Web Apps with Daniel Black

Knowing things work instead of thinking things work

April 18, 2017

Production can be a scary environment. Sometimes things are working great and sometimes they’re a complete dumpster fire. How do you know your current status? How do you know where your problem is or which server is causing the degradation? In this talk we’ll discuss a journey from no application performance monitoring(apm) to “good enough to troubleshoot today” apm and where we continued after our tire fire was turned back into a normal day. Read more about Knowing things work instead of thinking things work