DigitalOcean, Docker, and Go Workshop

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University of Nairobi

School of Computing and Informatics Undergraduate lab · Nairobi

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TALKS & DEMOS

Deploying Docker-Containerized Apps to DigitalOcean by Christopher Ganga (@gangachris (http://twitter.com/gangachris); Chris' website (https://gangachris.com)), software developer at Andela (https://andela.com/), and contributing author at https://pub.scotch.io/@ganga

• Docker? What is it? Why use it?

• Containerizing a NodeJS app

• Intro to Docker Machine

• Dockerized DigitalOcean Droplets made easy

• Automating deployment locally and with Circle CI

• What's next? Let's share resources!

Building Java REST delivery solution on DigitalOcean Cloud by William Ndira, Java Developer

• Setting up a cloud server for Java

• Building the Java REST solution from scratch

• Deploying to a DigitalOcean server

Go for the web by David Dexter Mwangi, lead developer at BlackSpace Kenya (http://blackspace.co.ke)

• Why use Go Lang for the web? Is Go right for web development?

• Building simple web app in Go

• Deploy Go web app on DigitalOcean

• Other deployment options for Go on DigitalOcean

PROGRAM

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Welcome from the organizer. Introduction of key speakers

10:15 AM - 10:50 AM

Talk and live demo from Chris Ganga of Andela Fellowship Kenya - “Deploying Docker-Containerized Apps to DigitalOcean”

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM

Talk and live demo from David Dexter Mwangi of BlackSpace Kenya - “Go for the web”

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Talk and live from William Ndira - “Building Java REST delivery solution on DigitalOcean Cloud”

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

Talk and live demo from Felix Ongati of Health Informatics Research at UoN - “DigitalOcean for Startups -- Running Lean != Learning Lean”

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch and networking

1:30 PM - 2:00PM

Round of questions from audience

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Deployment Challenge

Teams to be sorted by favourite development language.

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A special welcome from David Mwangi, your DigitalOcean Nairobi Meetup Organiser:

We’d love your feedback on how we can make this meetup more valuable! Tell us what talks, demos, foods, drinks, etc. you’d like to see at upcoming meetups — share your ideas in the Suggestion Box (http://goo.gl/forms/LRQXA4VX2TjgX8WS2). Anyone interested in giving a talk is welcome to submit a talk proposal (http://goo.gl/forms/PkXLN4LIEqq4Ujsq1). And if you’d like to help me co-organise/host future meetups, apply here (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ur56Yf9j61F3fA8zaX-wPRKjiKvzRU0jH8bG_yJnSAE/viewform).

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