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Baruch Sadogursky
Baruch Sadogursky

Principal Developer Productivity Engineering Advocate, Gradle

Baruch Sadogursky (@jbaruch) did Java before it had generics, DevOps before there was Docker, and DevRel before it had a name. He started DevRel at JFrog when it was ten people and took it all the way to a successful $6B IPO by helping engineers solve problems. Now Baruch keeps helping engineers solve problems but also helps companies help engineers solve problems. He is a co-author of the "Liquid Software" and "DevOps Tools for Java Developers" books, serves on multiple conference program committees, and regularly speaks at numerous most prestigious industry conferences, including Kubecon, JavaOne (RIP), Devoxx, QCon, DevRelCon, DevOpsDays (all over), DevOops (not a typo) and others. After a tenure of eleven years in JFrog DevRel, Baruch is the Principal Developer Productivity Engineering Advocate at Gradle.

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Coding Fast and Slow: Applying Kahneman's Insights to Improve Development Practices and Efficiency

Embark on an exciting journey into the intersection of psychology, software development, and Developer Productivity Engineering (DPE) as we explore how Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's groundbreaking work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making can optimize your development practices while conserving cognitive resources. Discover the impact of System 1 and System 2 thinking on the software development process, and learn to strike the perfect balance between "fast" intuitive thinking and "slow" deliberative reasoning. We'll delve into practical DPE strategies for reducing mental fatigue and minimizing context switches, focusing on techniques like build system performance optimization, test parallelization, AI-powered test selection, and developer productivity observability. By leveraging these best practices, you'll enhance your and your team's productivity and maintain focus on high-value tasks. Whether you're an experienced developer seeking to boost your performance or a curious newcomer eager to learn about the connections between the human mind, software development, and DPE, this talk is for you. Join us for an exhilarating adventure into the fast and slow worlds of coding, and uncover new ways to maximize your cognitive resources.

September 24-26, 2024
Dallas, TX Courtyard Dallas Allen

LONE. STAR. JAVA.

A community Java conference is coming to Dallas!
A three day event diving deep with experts from across the Java and Cloud ecosystem.

5 Tracks 50+ sessions 5 workshops

A premium Java, Cloud and Big Data conference at a community conference price!

Expert speakers including Java Champions, community contributors & open source commiters

Lots of opportunities to network with speakers and attendees!

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Ticket fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, conference reception, tshirts, and entry into our mega raffle prizes and more!

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Conference Only - September 25-26

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Conference + Training - September 24-26

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Conference Only - September 25-26

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Conference + Training - September 24-26

Schedule

Tuesday, September 24

Wednesday, September 25

TimeRoom 1Room 2Room 3Room 4Room 5
8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM

Code Review, you said?

Venkat Subramaniam
10:00 AM

Trash Talk - Exploring the memory management in the JVM

Gerrit Grunwald

Clean code, is it really worth it? A story of monsters, heroes and victories

Jonathan Vila

Building a custom AI chatbot with Spring Boot, React, and LangChain4j

Marcus Hellberg

Are Your Microservices Small Balls of Mud?

Hugh McKee

Building data pipelines with open source

Rustam Mehmandarov
11:00 AM

Morning Break

11:30 AM

To Java 22 and Beyond!

Billy Korando

Apache Maven 4 is Awesome

Chandra Guntur

Codebase Resurrection: Revive and Refactor with AI

David Parry

Troubleshooting, Monitoring and Profiling with Java Flight Recorder, Mission Control and Cryostat

Jeremy Davis

Developer’s Guide to Test-Driven Development and Approval Testing

Burk Hufnagel
12:30 AM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Hidden security features of the JVM - everything you didn’t know and more

Steve Poole

Harmony in Innovation: Building Stronger Engineer-Product Relationships

Erin Geoghan

Gen AI for Java developers – one step at a time

Rich HagartyDana Price

The Wild West…East, North and South: Multi-Region Java Apps in the Cloud

Denis Magda

Erin S session TBD

2:30 PM

Afternoon Break

3:00 PM

Java cloud-native shoot-out: InstantOn vs CRaC vs Native Image

Rich Hagarty

Coding Fast and Slow: Applying Kahneman's Insights to Improve Development Practices and Efficiency

Baruch Sadogursky

Spring into AI: Building Intelligent Applications with Spring AI

Dan Vega

Navigating the Observability Landscape: From Serverful to Serverless with OpenTelemetry Journey

Daniel Oh

One Does Not Simply Query a Stream

Viktor Gamov
4:00 PM

Craft Fully Open Imperative and Reactive Cloud-Native Microservices

Emily Jiang

The Unseen Script: Documentation in Software Engineering

Valerie Gurka

Pass or Play: What does GenAI mean for the Java developer?

Jennifer Reif

Death to the Monolith

Cody Frenzel

Venkat session TBD

5:00 PM

Moving Java Forward Together

Sharat Chander
5:30 PM

Conference Reception

Thursday, September 26

2024 Workshops

Full-day, deep dive, hands-on workshops

Get a full day of training on these topics from industry experts!

Choose your ticket

Ticket fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, conference reception, tshirts, and entry into our mega raffle prizes and more!

Individual Conference Pass

Conference Only - September 25-26

Individual Workshop/Conference Pass

Conference + Training - September 24-26

Group (5+) Conference Pass

Conference Only - September 25-26

Group (5+) Workshop/Conference Pass

Conference + Training - September 24-26

Sessions

JConf.dev 2024 sessions

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Timeline

  • January 1

    2024 Kickoff

    Call for Papers, Early Bird tickets sales (first 100 only, then prices +$100), sponsor sales, scholarship program all open

  • January 31

    CFP Close

    CFP Closes

  • March 1

    Speakers Announced!

    Speakers announced, regular ticket sales

  • July 1

    Late ticket sales

    Late ticket sales, order now to get a swanky badge and tshirt

  • September 24

    Workshop day!

    JConf.dev 2024 starts with workshop day

  • September 25

    The big show!

    JConf.dev 2024 begins!

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