µCon 2019 - Day 3

Good morning day 3. So much to absorb already from Day 1 and 2 but it isn't over yet. This morning's Keynote "Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones" from Simon Wardley is a must see. This was a very educational look at the value of maps, and…

µCon 2019 - Day 1 & 2

After a restful night at a London hotel (I learned my lesson from the last time I came in for a London conference) coffee and breakfast at the Business Design Centre in London, muCon 2019 kicks off. muCon (or µCon) is a Conference on Microservices, DDD & Software Architecture. From…

NDC Oslo 2018 - Day 2 & 3

Day 2 Day 2 of NDC Oslo. A bit less productive than the first. I needed a longer lunch and missed a couple of slots, but made the most of talking to some of the speakers for a bit over the break. There is so much going on that it…

NDC Oslo 2018 - Day 1

With 10 streams on, there has been a lot to choose from at NDC in Oslo. But as day one ends, I've now voted with my feet. And since I can't be in two places at once (though the overflow does technically make this possible) these are the decisions I…

AWS Summit London 2018

I recently attended the AWS Summit in London and thought I would give some notes on the event from my perspective. As a developer working for a company that uses AWS, there was plenty to get out of an event such as this, and the free attendance makes a great…

Global Day of Coderetreat 2015. Done.

It was another great year being involved in the Global Day of Coderetreat for 2015. This was my first year hosting, and it was great fun planning the exercises and running the day. With 16 people turning up, we had a nice mix of student developers, junior developers from various…