Know Thy Neighbours: Dependency Management Done Right

Seattle Java User Group (http://www.seajug.org)
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Modern Java development is heavily dependent on third-party libraries. When looking at an average project, the amount of your code can be as little as 1%. As we do care a lot about the code we write, how do we augment this on the packages we depend on? Let’s look at best practices on how to build a proper dependency management strategy. How to pick dependencies, update them, and clean out manifest files with tons of dependencies. And maybe even more important, what happens if we are not on top of this?

Brian Veermer
Developer Advocate for Snyk and Software Engineer with over 10 years of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining software. He is passionate about Java, (Pure) Functional Programming and Cybersecurity. Brian is an Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador, Utrecht JUG Co-lead, Virtual JUG organizer and Co-lead at TheSecureDeveloper. He is a regular international speaker on mostly Java-related conferences like JavaOne, Oracle Code One, Devoxx BE, Devoxx UK, Jfokus, JavaZone and many more. Besides all that Brian is a military reserve for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and a Taekwondo Master / Teacher.