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May 25 – 29, 2020 in Berlin

3
Apr

Symfony’s new messenger component

One of the big, new features of Symfony 4 is the messenger component, which was introduced in the last release. Similar to the EventDispatcher, it is sending messages but it can also send and receive messages across the boundaries of the application. Thus, it is offering the potential to introduce event sourcing and CQRS to Symfony applications.
13
Mar

Nest.js for Node.js applications

By now, Node.js isn’t a small-time-player anymore when it comes to the backend technology. However, the acceptance and distribution of the platform has only increased in recent years, so that more and more developers have to approach this technology. Node.js’ lightweight character is its biggest advantage, but also a disadvantage. Node.js only has a handful of core modules, which can be used to implement even larger web application. But this comes at price, because all the important features, such as routing or a plug-in layer for web applications, must be implemented manually.
26
Feb

Agile misunderstandings – The new agile manager

Self-organisation does not come to be by itself alone. It requires goals, competencies, methods and patterns of cooperation. Every agile coach knows of this and many made the experience that one cannot take all these things for granted, but that they must provide the environment for it.
22
Jan

Just find the right flow – Branching models and workflows for SCM systems

Source control management systems (SCM) are a part of the standard equipment of a software developer. Despite their daily usage, there are still many helpful techniques that are largely unknown. There are quite a lot of SCM tools [1]. This article refers to the freely available, distributed SCM tool Git that has a very high relevance due to its widespread use. And with only a few adaptations many of the here presented practises can also be applied to other solutions as well, for example, subversions.
11
Dec

The Value of Code Quality

A good Code is easy to read and oversee for anyone who isn’t the creator of the code. If it’s easy to understand, it’s much easier to maintain and extend the code. Frank Sons, spokesman at the IPC Conference shows us the value of the code.
29
Aug

Crowdtesting in quality assurance – The massive hunt for mistakes

Yet again there is another, new method in quality assurance – is probably what some people might think and they aren’t entirely unjustified to do so. But right now the market is crying out for solutions to place high-quality software on the market and to secure it on countless devices. For this purpose, Crowdtesting is a proven approach with a lot of potential for all those who deal with software testing.
14
Aug

Is my shop up to the task? Realistic performance tests for operative security

As easy as it might be to execute simple performance tests with ab or siege, it’s still quite difficult to ensure that a website can actually withstand the expected load. It’s quite regularly that websites collapse under the burden of a relaunch or a planned advertising campaign. Kore Nordmann will show you how you can be certain about surviving such an event successfully.

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