MASTERCLASSES 2018

25-26 October 2018, Iasi

Crafting Code,
Sandro Mancuso

This course is designed to help developers write code that is well-crafted. Meaning code that is clean, testable, maintainable, and an expression of the business domain. The course is entirely hands-on, designed to teach developers practical techniques they can immediately apply to real-world projects.

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26 October 2018, Iasi

Leading Change,
Adrian Rîndașu

Through a combination of instructor-led training, role-playing and skill-building activities, Leading Change is a one-day workshop that provides participants with the tools to successfully manage any situation and strategically navigate the dynamics of change. Throughout the course, participants explore methods for assessing performance levels, building resilience in their teams, avoiding common pitfalls, leveraging key stakeholders and improving organizational communication.

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29-30 October 2018, Iasi

Building intelligent applications with A.I. technologies,
Vlad Iliescu

One of the core instruments of AI is Machine Learning, and by attending this workshop you will get the chance to learn about ML and understand how you can use it effectively. During this workshop, you will learn about the types of problems solved by Machine Learning, the most used algorithms, the metrics used to compare their performance, and how to improve said performance.

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8-9 November 2018, Bucharest

Building Software in 2018. Mapping abstract buzzwords to the architecture of the real-world,
Dino Esposito

You know what? Buzzwords don’t compile and won’t deploy any code on behalf of your team. At the same time, buzzwords are fashionable at a particular time, or in a particular context, for a reason. Buzzwords address the need to impress the audience selling sparse working solutions for one-size-fits-all general solutions when not for true silver bullets.

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9 November 2018, Bucharest

Design Patterns with Spring and Java8,
Victor Rentea

The purpose of this course is to help developers design well-crafted code. Meaning expressive, concise design that is also flexible and testable. The course is a mix of theory, brainstorms and hands-on exercises designed to teach developers practical techniques they can immediately apply to real-world projects.

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9 November 2018, Bucharest

Move your database to the Cloud: Understand, Design, Migrate, Manage, and Monitor Azure SQL Database,
Jose Manuel Jurado Diaz & Dragos Furdui

This Azure SQL Database pre-con provides you the knowledge and tools necessary to understand the capabilities and usage of cloud databases. It will help you get familiar with the Azure SQL Database concepts. It will also help to learn how to migrate, manage, monitor and troubleshoot your Azure SQL Database solution.

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19 November 2018, Iasi

Building a dependable Automated Testing Environment which has been running and growing for over 20 Years,
Simon Mills

In this training you will be able to learn from Simon’s 38 year history in testing, some of his good ideas and definitely from his bad ones. You will hear about some automated testing successes, share some lessons learned automation and otherwise and explore some options.

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22-23 November 2018, Cluj

Building Software in 2018. Mapping abstract buzzwords to the architecture of the real-world,
Dino Esposito

You know what? Buzzwords don’t compile and won’t deploy any code on behalf of your team. At the same time, buzzwords are fashionable at a particular time, or in a particular context, for a reason. Buzzwords address the need to impress the audience selling sparse working solutions for one-size-fits-all general solutions when not for true silver bullets.

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23 November 2018, Cluj

Move your database to the Cloud: Understand, Design, Migrate, Manage, and Monitor Azure SQL Database,
Jose Manuel Jurado Diaz & Dragos Furdui

This Azure SQL Database pre-con provides you the knowledge and tools necessary to understand the capabilities and usage of cloud databases. It will help you get familiar with the Azure SQL Database concepts. It will also help to learn how to migrate, manage, monitor and troubleshoot your Azure SQL Database solution.

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PAST MASTERCLASSES (2018)

15 – 16 March 2018, Cluj-Napoca

Reactive and Asynchronous Java, Richard Warburton

Richard is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems. Recently he has written a book on Java 8 Lambdas for O’Reilly. Join his course and learn how to apply the latest concurrency techniques to develop state of the art Java applications.

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22 March 2018, Iasi

Effective Testing in Java,
Vijay Kiran

Vijay is a functional programmer in Clojure/Scala with 15 years of experience with Java and JVM technologies. Join his one day course to learn how to create tests that are effective: test that run quickly, only fail for good reasons, give you clear information when they break, and are easy to understand when you have to read them (which should be rarely).

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22 March 2018, Iasi

Quality in use – the beating heart of the user experience, Isabel Evans

Isabel authored Achieving Software Quality Through Teamwork and chapters in Agile Testing: How to Succeed in an eXtreme Testing Environment; The Testing Practitioner; and Foundations of Software Testing.

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23 March 2018, Iasi

Functional Programming on the JVM with Scala & Clojure, Vijay Kiran

Vijay is a functional programmer in Clojure/Scala with 15 years of experience with Java and JVM technologies. He is Co-organiser of Dutch Clojure Day and Co-host of defn – a Clojure podcast. Join his one day course to learn about the critical features designed into Scala and Clojure that can take your software to the next level.

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23 March 2018, Iasi

Leading, following, or managing? Efficient and effective ways to help your group thrive, Isabel Evans

Isabel authored Achieving Software Quality Through Teamwork and chapters in Agile Testing: How to Succeed in an eXtreme Testing Environment; The Testing Practitioner; and Foundations of Software Testing.

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20 April 2018, Timisoara

Docker Swarm: From theory to practice,
Antonis Kalipetis

Join us for a 6-hour full hands-on workshop on Docker Swarm: From theory to practice, delivered by SourceLair co-founder and CTO, Docker Captain and Docker Certified Associate Antonis Kalipetis.

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25 April 2018, Iasi

Situational Leadership®: Taking Charge, Adrian Vaman

This workshop is designed to help front-line employees and individual contributors develop a thorough understanding of the leadership process. When employees can recognize a clear connection between their performance and the success of the organization, they perform to the full extent of their capabilities, as opposed to simply working within the parameters of their job descriptions.

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26 April 2018, Iasi

Leveraging Your Power to Influence, Adrian Rîndașu

Situational Leadership® – Leveraging Your Power to Influence® explores the dynamics that exist in the seven distinct, but highly interdependent, bases of power. This one-day workshop focuses on developing your leaders’ ability to recognize and successfully apply the correct power base in order to effectively influence across all levels of the organization – up, down and across peer groups.

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9-10 May 2018, Iasi

React component patterns, Vlad Zelinschi

A 2 days (16 hours) based training, covering a great number of React related concepts, knowledge and practical applications. This training targets intermediate developers who would like to upgrade their React knowledge by finding out more about React component patterns, when and how to apply them and gain architectural knowledge useful in scaling applications based on this technical stack.

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5 October 2018, Timisoara

Advanced Docker for developers,
Łukasz Lach

This workshop features the concepts and practices of containerization of projects written in different programming languages in different versions. Have a chance to test the knowledge you have gained by playing the Docker Quiz covering Docker Certified Associate questions written by the Docker Certification Team.

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5 October 2018, Timisoara

Leading Change,
Adrian Rîndașu

Through a combination of instructor-led training, role-playing and skill-building activities, Leading Change is a one-day workshop that provides participants with the tools to successfully manage any situation and strategically navigate the dynamics of change. Throughout the course, participants explore methods for assessing performance levels, building resilience in their teams, avoiding common pitfalls, leveraging key stakeholders and improving organizational communication.

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Interested in what we had in Autumn 2017? Check out the overview here.