Author Archives: Gary Donovan

Jérôme Petazzoni’s Docker Storage Drivers .Zip Format Talk, London Docker Meetup

Jérôme Petazzoni Docker Storage Drivers Talk In .Zip Format, London Docker Meetup

Docker’s very own Jérôme Petazzoni presented at March’s London Docker Meetup with the attendance figures of a small conference with a deep dive, nay, not so deep dive into Docker storage drivers since the temperamental French DevOps dude who will replace anyone that annoys him with a very small shell script was only given twenty minutes to talk rather than the pre agreed ...

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Happy Birthday Docker and Laura Frank at .concat()2015

Happy Birthday Docker + .concat() 2015

A big Happy Birthday to Docker this month at it celebrates it’s second birthday with more than a dozen open source parties being organised around the world which will give advice and guidance to people from the core Docker team and expert developers from the community on how best to use the tool. Everyone is included too, participants of all technical ...

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Live Coding an Ember App Using Test Driven Development at EmberConf 2015, Toran Billups

Live Coding an Ember App Using Test Driven Development at Emberconf 2015, Toran Billups

Part of this years EmberConf included a live coding session by Toran Billups as part of the three day line up of workshops and talks which also included Edward Faulkner’s talk on physical design and how to implement realistic animation into Ember apps and Lauren Tan’s Ambitious UX talk. The idea behind this talk is to get feedback with TDD and ...

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Addressing Microservices Monitoring Challenges with Spigo, Adrian Cockcroft

Enterprise Microservices Monitoring Challenge and Tool, Adrian Cockcroft

Adrian Cockcroft left Netflix in 2013 as their Chief Architect and now works at VC firm Battery Ventures understanding the needs of Enterprise scale organisations whilst providing advice and guidance to cloud services companies to best service the need and the attraction for funding. Cockcroft describes Microservices as ‘loosely coupled service oriented architecture with bounded context’ differing from SOA in that everything can ...

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Hamsters on a Train and Gelato.io, Ember.js London Meetup Reconvenes

Hamsters on a Train and Gelato.io, Ember.js London Meetup Reconvenes

Nik Wakelin talks about why he chose Ember.js for his startup, gelato.io, a tool for getting awesome API documentation to attract the attentions of more developers. This talk, at March’s incarnation of Ember London Meetup is a reference to Wakelin’s journey all the way from New Zealand to London which comprised a huge segment by train from Shanghai to London. ...

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Applying Natural Language Parsing to Ruby Code – Ruby on Ales, Hsing-Hui Hsu

Applying Natural Language Parsing to Ruby Code – Ruby on Ales

Seattle RailsBridge Meetup group was formed with RailsBridge’s goal of increasing gender diversity in the Rails community whilst conducting workshops primarily aimed at helping women learn and improve with Ruby and Ruby on Rails from all levels of knowledge, from ‘I have no idea’ to ‘not another recruiter email’. The philosophy is that the cross section of backgrounds of people making ...

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Deep Learning for Self Driving Cars With a 2.3 Teraflop Motherboard, NVidia’s Drive PX

Deep Learning for Self Driving Cars With 2.3 Teraflops, 2015 GPU Technology Conference

Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and Co-founder of Santa Clara based GPU manufacturer Nvidia presented at this week’s GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley, explaining how deep learning will allow manufacturers to develop self driving cars and talks specifically about their Drive PX platform which will allow for sophisticated structure-from-motion and advanced stitching for better image rendering. Huang believes that the big bang of ...

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Upcoming Live Docker Online Meetup Featuring Kitematic for Mac Docker Container Management

Upcoming Live Docker Online Meetup Featuring Kitematic for Mac Docker Container Management

Kitematic is an installer to set up Docker on your Mac whilst also providing a GUI which allows you to easily run and manage containers. The project, which was launched in late 2014, has recently been merged into the Docker project and has since gained fantastic momentum from the community with more than 2000 stars on GitHub on top of ...

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Why Developers Should Champion Change, LinkedIn Engineering Culture – Erran Berger, Head of Engineering, LinkedIn

Why Developers Should Champion Change, LinkedIn Engineering Culture – Erran Berger, Head of Engineering, LinkedIn

LinkedIn was already a mature organisation by any standard when Erran Berger joined in 2009. Six years later, now as Head of Engineering, he has seen the company swell to nearly 7,000 employees during which time he has seen LinkedIn navigate through exponential growth whilst maintaining a stable engineering culture which has been able to solve the challenges which the vast ...

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Q&A Session With Google’s Angular.js Team Including Transcript and Angular 2.0 Questions

Q&A Session With Google’s Angular.js Team Including Transcript and Angular 2.0 Questions

Ng-Conf last week served up a buffet of talks across three days at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City including this Q&A Session with Google’s Angular.js team. I thought since I have had several requests for transcripts on videos and this series was closed captioned, I have edited the transcript below the video for people to pick the ...

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