An Approach to Multi-Platform Development And Immutable Environments - Questers
NEWS UK & QUESTERS PRESENT:
An Approach to Multi-Platform Development And Immutable Environments
10 DECEMBER (MONDAY) | 18:30 – 21:30 BG TIME
QCLUB/QBALKON (17 HENRIK IBSEN STR., 5TH FLOOR)

Come and be inspired and informed about how a large, long-established, global media company applies modern, agile, start up derived practices, languages and tools to deliver top quality software to millions of users, worldwide. We promise that you’ll have takeaways that you can apply to your development teams tomorrow!

In a brief presentation, Jeremy Burns will share how he chooses, manages and grows his developers and teams. He’ll explain the ‘ASK’ model, and show how you can apply it to your own personal development and team growth.

During the second talk, Andy Raines will walk through how the team have faced and solved specific technical challenges with React Native (especially React Native Web) and GraphQL.

In his talk, Jem Marsh will illustrate how the team promote their code from laptop to production using sophisticated, homegrown delivery pipelines with integrated testing and quality checks.

18:30 – 19:00 RECEPTION
19:00 – 21:00 PRESENTATION & WORKSHOP
21:00 – 21:30 TALKS & DRINKS
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JEREMY BURNS

Jeremy is a Head of Engineering at The Times and The Sunday Times. He is a long-term developer and leader with experience in large corporates, consultancies and start ups. Passionate about building happy, productive teams and developing people’s career paths.

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ANDREW RAINES

Andy is a Principal Engineer at The Times and The Sunday Times. He is an experienced software engineer who has worked in companies large and small over multiple different industries. Skilled in a wide array of technologies and languages, with a particular specialism in backend systems and cloud architecture. Passionate about agile and pragmatic engineering.

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JEM MARSH

Jem has a long career in software development in a wide range of industries and roles, he is still an engineer at heart. He has been working for News UK since 2011 and currently is Head of Engineering at Sun Savers. Jem is an Advocate of the DevOps Culture and passionate about doing it right.

  • JavaScript Software Engineers and Developers
  • Everyone who is just curious and/or a true geek
  • Everyone who is willing to know more about News UK