Past Meetup

Atomist's Software Delivery Machine

This Meetup is past

92 people went

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month

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Please note this is at the new Improving location. Please give yourselves time to find somewhere new if you have not been here yet (see additional instructions below).


6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Pizza

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Meeting

Atomist's Software Delivery Machine

Bio: Jessica Kerr is a developer at Atomist and a speaker at software conferences around the world. Recently, she spoke and led a track at QCon San Francisco, and keynoted YOW! Australia, Explore DDD, ThatConference, and a No Fluff Just Stuff. She has a course on Pluralsight about functional programming in Java. Lately she is excited about Resilience Engineering, DevOps, and mob programming. Find Jessica on twitter/medium/github as @jessitron, and as a panelist on the Greater than Code podcast.

We have frameworks for developing better software faster. Why do the tools for delivering software not afford that same level of efficiency? Code is a powerful tool for good. Spring Framework made enterprise Java applications possible. Now its creator, Rod Johnson, is CEO of Atomist. We apply lessons learned from the Spring Framework to software delivery.

Software delivery is crucial to development, because it allows safe, speedy change. But just as every software application is different,
every business is different, and every delivery flow is different. The fundamental idea of Atomist is that your development and delivery experience should be developed, in code, on top of a framework – not left to an unholy mix of Bash scripts and YAML files.

In this session, Jessica discusses and demonstrates in product and code:
* Defining delivery in code that is flexible, testable, and leverages tooling support.
* The power of a fundamentally different approach using events as the backbone of your delivery flow, making it easy to roll out new steps and changes to your delivery.
* An interface over the entire delivery process that makes it programmable, with a software delivery machine

Improving moved to 5445 Legacy Dr. in Plano. This is the Northwest corner of Legacy and Hedgcoxe. It doesn't have great signage right now so here is a picture of the south side of the building (the side facing Legacy) where you should park and enter.

A couple of things:

• Doors will be locked after 6:00 PM but we will be monitoring the south doors until the meeting starts at 7:00 PM.

• After that or if you can't get in before then and no one is watching text (469)[masked].

• There is parking on the north side of the building too.

Hope to see everyone there.