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This Meetup Group will focus on the Apache Kafka® technology and its ecosystem, also allowing its members to interact and share their use cases, dos and don’ts, how tos, etc.

We will also hear about the Confluent Platform, Confluent Cloud and topics like Kafka’s Connect API and streaming data pipelines, ksqlDB, Kafka’s Streams API and stream processing, Security, Microservices and anything else related to Apache Kafka®.

If you’re new to Kafka, get a quick intro and then find all the resources you’ll need to continue your development at http://bit.ly/Confluent-Developer-io

We want this to be an active platform for the community, so if you would like to participate by speaking, hosting, etc, please let us know on community@confluent.io

CODE OF CONDUCT: http://bit.ly/Confluent-CoC

The Confluent Community Slack: https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity

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(ONLINE) Learning How to Build Event Streaming Applications with Pac-Man

Details: In order to do our part to help flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19, we are moving all of our meetups online for the time being. Please find the details to join this meetup below. Make sure to join our Community Slack on the #events channel (use a thread for this meetup) for live discussion. Please note: it will take a few hours for the invite to go through, so please join Slack now! https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity ----- Agenda: 6:20 pm-6:30 pm- Online networking (feel free to byob!) 6:30pm-7:30 pm – Learning How to Build Event Streaming Applications with Pac-Man, Ricardo Ferreira, Confluent 7:30-8:00pm – Q&A and more networking ------ Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://confluent.zoom.us/j/577508122 Or iPhone one-tap : US: [masked],,[masked]# or [masked],,[masked]# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: [masked] or [masked] or [masked] or [masked] or [masked] or [masked] or[masked] (Toll Free) or[masked] (Toll Free) Meeting ID:[masked] International numbers available: https://confluent.zoom.us/u/ad8lH5Ew9t ------ Speaker: Ricardo Ferreira, Developer Advocate, Confluent Title of Talk: Learning How to Build Event Streaming Applications with Pac-Man Abstract: Since Pac-Man was originally released in the ’80s, it has been a beacon of fun and joy for people of all ages. What few people know is that this game can also be used to inspire developers on how to build event streaming applications. In this near-zero-slides talk, attendees will get to see the game being deployed in AWS straight from the GitHub repository, and once deployed they will play with the game to generate events. As they play, the presenter will write from scratch a scoreboard using ksqlDB – an event streaming technology built out of Kafka Streams. Finally, an Serverless API will be used to monitor in near real-time the computed aggregated statistics from the game, revealing whoever is the most proficient Pac-Man player in the room. Bio: Ricardo is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka. He has over 22 years of experience working with software engineering, where he specialized in SOA, Big Data, Cloud, and Serverless. Prior to Confluent, he worked for other vendors such as Oracle, Red Hat and IONA Technologies, as well as several consulting firms. While not working he enjoys grilling steaks on his backyard with his family and friends, where he gets the chance to talk about anything that is not IT related. Currently, he lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, and son. Follow Ricardo on Twitter: @riferrei ------ Online Meetup Etiquette: •Please unmute yourself when you have a question. •Make sure you’re on gallery view so you can see all of your peers. •Unless speaker specifies otherwise, please hold your questions until the end of the presentation. ------ Don't forget to join our Community Slack Team ! https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity If you would like to speak or host our next event please let us know! [masked]

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