Lunch & Learn
Every few weeks (depending on people volunteering for it) during lunch time, a member the technology teams volunteers to hold a short talk of approximately 20-30 minutes about a topic of their choice. Generally all topics are welcome, although something related to their work or interest is encouraged.
Current and past events
making life tolerable using Headless CMS and other happy tools
Wordpress and other CMSs can make our life pretty difficult, but there are really good solutions (Headless CMS) now that can let us steer our Frontend ourselves. Combine that with Gatsby, a Static Site Generator that lets you write React code but compiles it into a static site easily, you can have a nice setup that lets you develop landing pages easily and with speed, rely on reusable React components, and not have to worry about changing texts and images later.
Presenting Code via Jupyter notebooks in many programming languages
Jupyter notebooks are a really awesome tool to collaborating on Code and have a great way to include code examples in presentations. Up till now, it is mostly only used in Python, but actually you can use it in many different languages and ways.
Nikolai on Kubernetes
There are a lot of challenges in managing modern software architectures and infrastructure. With the unrelenting rise of container-technologies such as Docker and the microservice architecture pattern, devs and ops are struggling to manage the growing complexity. In this talk Nikolai will present a popular approach for managing complex, containerized applications called 'Kubernetes'.
Ruby on Rails Meetup (Public)
INVEST / SMART - How to properly define tickets for Sprints
How can we define tickets in a way that they are best for us to tackle to allow us to work more productively without getting lose due to missing or bad separation of concerns in tickets? Our CTO Patrick will explain what is the rationale behind the acronyms, and how we can apply them to our day-to-day work at Instaffo.