What we're about

This is a meetup group for engineers, technical and business leaders. In partnership with the community, we bring to you international speakers as well as local heroes to discuss the tech topics that matter today.

Our favourite topics include Spring Boot, Microservices and Event-Driven Architectures, Cloud Native, Cloud Migration and dealing with Legacy systems, with a focus on the Java ecosystem.

Not all of our sessions will be 100% technical, as we will go into the business benefits of technical choices, showing how this can support your business by being more efficient.

“Do cool stuff, have fun doing it, tell the world about it.” That is what we live and breathe at Trifork.

What to expect
This meetup group aims to bring together people from different areas of enterprise application development. Some events are more focussed on tools and techniques, while others focus on the business merits of using the technologies.

In any case, the goal is to facilitate learning across disciplines, where members are encouraged to learn from each other and discover what’s possible in a safe and fun environment.

Upcoming events (1)

Spring Boot Taster Masterclass

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As part of a collaborative initiative, Trifork Academy and GOTO have organised a free virtual taster event focused on Spring Boot with Trifork’s CTO, Joris Kuipers, who has over 15 years working with the Spring dating back to his days at Spring Source.

*****Register here: https://info.trifork.com/spring-boot-taster-session*****

Join us in this fast-paced 2-hour Spring masterclass taster session. During this masterclass taster, you'll be given a practical introduction to Spring Boot.

The taster consists of both presentations and demos as well as hands-on exercises and covers the following topics:

- Overview to explain what Spring Boot is and the functionality it provides
- Creating a new project using the Spring Initializr
- Building and running your project from your IDE or the command line
- Spring Boot autoconfiguration
- Spring Boot starter dependencies
- Ways to provide configuration to your spring boot application, including the use of @ConfigurationProperties and relaxed binding

** All topics and much more are covered in-depth in the 4-day Spring: Core Masterclass or the 2 Day Spring Boot Masterclass **

For this taster, the prerequisite is that you have some basic Spring experience already, especially in using it for dependency injection and experience with Java as an enterprise programming language.


Joris has been educating developers on Spring for over 15 years having started as a Senior Consultant at Interface21 (formerly SpringSource, now VMware), in April 2007. His role there was training Java developers in Spring and Java EE technologies, as well as providing technical consultancy. In 2012 Joris joined Trifork Amsterdam, where he works as CTO & Hands-on Architect. His extensive experience with Spring means that he can provide a lot of tips, tricks and real-world examples.

*****Register here: https://info.trifork.com/spring-boot-taster-session*****

Past events (9)

Spring Open Office Hour with Joris Kuipers

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