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Over-engineering: The hidden monster && An introduction into react-native

05/02/2019 @ 18:30 - 22:00

In February, we will be sponsored by METRONOM (https://www.metronom.com/) and do an evening with two talks.

• Over-engineering: The hidden monster (by Mete Bulutay)
• Giving an introduction into react-native (by Christoph Jerolimov)

+++ Agenda +++
• 18:30 – 19:00: Arrival, get a drink and socialize
• 19:10 – ~19:45: Talk #1 + Q&A
• 19:55 – ~20:30: Talk #2 + Q&A
• 20:25 – Open End: Socialising

+++ Over-engineering: The hidden monster (by Mete Bulutay) +++

This session describes how over-engineering appears in different stages of a software project and how it damages the project showcasing past experiences of the speaker in a funny way. After showcasing each project, solutions to how to prevent over-engineering were covered with positive experiences from the past as well. This is an interactive session where the attendants are encouraged to share their experiences and discussing how the negative effects of over-engineering could be minimized in those particular cases.

Mete Bulutay is a senior software engineer with 14 years of experience in software design & development most of which were spent in working in the public sector and defense projects in his homeland, Turkey. He is living in the Netherlands since last year and he is currently working for 4C Insights, located in Eindhoven.

+++ Giving an introduction into react-native (by Christoph Jerolimov) +++

This introduction will give you an overview of how react-native works internally and how it differs from other cross-platform approaches. The talk will show how react-native develops over the last three years, and how you can use it for production apps today. Christoph will talk about why its great for web developers, where you might need still a mobile team and how they can profit from each other. Finally, I give you some hints to set up your first project.

Christoph Jerolimov supports different companies with their native, cross-platform mobile apps. He worked previously also on different backend project and is interested in various technologies. He is working as a freelancer for from small startups and also big companies to build software and train their teams if necessary.


18:30 - 22:00


Metrostrasse 1 METRO Campus
Düsseldorf, de
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