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Zalando Technology

Mollstraße 1, 10178 · Berlin

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The entrance to the Meetup will be on the Karl-Liebknecht-Straße side of the Mollstr.1 building.

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Details

Important Note: Please remember to bring your ID for entry into the building.

Women and femme coders will talk about more advanced topics in programming. We'll have two lightning talks and one longer talk (30 minutes).

The agenda for the evening:

7:00 pm - Start: get yourself a drink and a snack

7:30 pm - Community Announcements

7:40 pm - Mommy’s first PR by Princya

8:00 pm - Break

8:15 pm - I've got an app for that! - How technology is being used in large variety of fields, by Kristina Young

8:30 pm - The Modern State of Web Components - A Glimmer of Hope, by Jessica Jordan

About the speakers

Princya is a Software Engineer at Zalando. Extremely passionate about JavaScript. Loves to speak at conferences, network with people, motivate and mentor them. @princi_ya (https://twitter.com/princi_ya)

Kristina is a software engineer currently living in Berlin. She is originally Bulgarian, grew up in Venezuela and studied in South Africa. She is also a blogger, having a blog on computational archaeology as well as one on her attempts at different types of art. @comparch1 (https://twitter.com/comparch1)

Jessica is a Berlin-based software engineer working at Leadfeeder (Helsinki, Finland). Besides developing web applications with Ember, she is enthusiastic about learning and speaking about emerging web technologies at meetups and conferences, including EmberConf 2017 or jsDay 2017. Jessica is also one of the co-organizers of the Ember.js Berlin Meetup and a mentor at meetups under the umbrella of OpenTechSchool Berlin. @jjordan_dev (https://twitter.com/@jjordan_dev)

Talk descriptions

Mommy’s first PR This talk is about a hackable debugger for modern times, built using React and Redux and a new mom’s entry into FOSS.

I've got an app for that! - How technology is being used in large variety of fields.

When we think of software some of us tend to think of general every day applications that we might use or create. We tend to think of banking websites, streaming services, calculators, spreadsheets, etc. Technology, however, has infiltrated an incredibly large amount of fields, from digital art to scientific discovery.

This talk aims to explore the applications of software in less client-focused fields to open the doors to the opportunities that software provides for growth (either personal or within a community).

The Modern State of Web Components - A Glimmer of Hope

The browser support ​for​ web components has been ​increasing​ ​consistently​ over the past few years and besides other component libraries, including Polymer or X-Tag, the Ember community presents its own new library - Glimmer.js - enabling you to create easy-to-use web components today.
in this talk we will cover browser support, polyfilling and how Glimmer.js can help us to create reusable components for our web apps today. Alongside an demo ​for creating our own web animations powered component ​we will see how we can build and ship our Glimmer based web components and have a look at promising API developments for the future.

About the host

Zalando is transforming from an e-commerce company into a multi-service platform that provides fashion as a service. We make it our mission to imagine and predict the infinite points of interaction between fashion and people - and develop the technology to make them possible. The +1600 members of Zalando Technology across our offices in Germany, Ireland and Finland build most of our +40 platform products in-house and open source - from our logistics software to our mobile applications.