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Alfresco Beecon in Zaragoza

What is BeeCon

Started back in 2016, BeeCon is the developer conference of the Alfresco community (the people not the edition). The event is organised by “Order of The Bee” which coordinates the main community contributors and actors. A big presence of Alfresco engineers and specialists acknowledges the seriousness of this endeavour. Last year the convention took place in Brussels, and this year it was located in the wonderful city of Zaragoza.

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QCON London 2017

I found this experience really nice – to be able to get some insights on how people have solved big issues and how they got pwned.  What is more, it was good to see that I am personally going in the right direction (or at least, let’s say, getting on the trends)

These are technologies and trends that got my attention as the most used:

  •  Technologies/languages/tools:
    • Go
    • ELK
    • Luigi/Airflow – Tools for pipelining jobs
    • Redis
    • Hadoop
    • Kafka
    • Java 9
  • Trends:
    • Data Science
      •  Machine learning for prediction and fraud detection
    • Microservices
      • NodeJS

I chose to follow two main paths, with some extra things from here and there: Machine Learning/Data science, Microservices, and let’s call it “miscellaneous”. Below, an overview of the most interesting things:

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How to create an interactive map with SVG and jQuery

Any similarities to actual projects, real or ficticious is merely coincidental and the product of a feverish imagination… or not.

Every of us have that moment when you discovered that the thing you never heard about it, it must have been done yesterday.

That is the time you remember all the cool things that can be done with svg. And of course with jQuery. Yes I know nowadays the use of jQuery on production environment is a sin. But who save your bacon 10 years ago. Old sins never go out of style.

This article is about how to make an interactive map in 8 steps.

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Liferay DevOps

DevOps became necessary tool/approach in developer and sysadmin life. Most of companies introduced or will introduce own mechanisms to automate internal software processes. There are many programs that simplify and automate software development, delivery and integration. Combination of DevOps tools (for example Docker, Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, Bash scripts, Nagios etc.) can minimize human effort.

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