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From fun hands-on coding challenges to incredible speakers, we think EclipseCon is going to be a great event. We hope you'll stop by our booth…


EclipseCon EU: Let’s celebrate open!

EclipseCon EU is almost here – October 21-24 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. We’re excited to sponsors both the main and co-located OSGi Community 20th anniversary events this year, but mostly we’re looking forward to connecting with you around ways to accelerate your journey to cloud.

From fun hands-on coding challenges to incredible speakers, we know it’s going to be a great event. We hope you’ll stop by the IBM Developer booth to connect.

Test your coding skills: Cloud-native workshop and QuickLabs

Workshop: Build-a-bike Tuesday, October 22 – 09:00 to 12:00 in Seminarraum 5
Liberty Bikes is a four player, elimination game built using the latest technologies of Jakarta EE 8 and MicroProfile 3.0. Come build your first (or 100th) microservice as you create an AI to compete in a battle royale against your fellow attendees. In this workshop, you will develop a complete microservice, leveraging a MicroProfile Rest Client to seamlessly integrate and communicate with an existing application. Can you become champion of the grid?

Code for Swag QuickLabs: We challenge you to use your coding skills for . . . some cool swag. In 15 minutes or less, with a few lines of code, explore some of the latest in Java, open source, frameworks, and more. You can then claim victory and a special prize.

Your open source journey to the cloud starts at the IBM booth

In addition to great speakers, here are a few of the topics we’re most excited to chat with you about:

Book signing: Wednesday, October 23 from 14:30 – 16:00
Meet the authors and get a free “Developing Open Cloud Native Microservices: Your Java Code in Action” ebook.

Code for Swag QuickLabs: Get your hands on the code and add to your swag collection with one or more of our labs featuring Kabanero, Open Liberty, Kubernetes and more.

Build cloud-native apps and microservices: Experience the power of the Open Liberty cloud runtime for building cloud native apps in a fun, interactive game, Liberty Bikes. Open Liberty provides fully compatible implementations of Jakarta EE and Eclipse MicroProfile.

Modernize existing apps for cloud and containers: Explore tooling, skills, and recommendations for getting the most out of your existing applications as you move to the cloud. Join IBMers who are actively working with customers on modernizing their apps using open technologies including Open Liberty, Eclipse OpenJ9, Jakarata EE, Eclipse MicroProfile, Spring, Reactive and more.

Kabanero: Find out about this new open source project that brings together Knative, Istio, and Tekton with new open projects Codewind, Appsody, and Razee into an end-to-end solution to architect, build, deploy, and manage the lifecycle of Kubernetes-based applications.

** Hear from IBMers on topics covering app modernization, cloud native development, new open source projects, machine learning, Eclipse projects, communities, and more.

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Session Date/Time Session Title Speaker Name
22 Oct: 09:00 – 12:00 Build-A-Bike Workshop Ryan Esch Andrew Guibert
22 Oct: 14:30 – 15:05 How Java9+ helps you React- Reactive Programming? Jayashree S Kumar
22 Oct: 14:30 – 15:05 Jakarta for dummEEs Kevin Sutter
22 Oct: 14:30 – 15:05 Intro to Eclipse Codewind – simplified app development for the cloud! Tim deBoer
22 Oct: 17:00 – 17:35 Mastering your Eclipse IDE – Java tooling, Tips & Tricks! Noopur Gupta
23 Oct: 09:30 – 10:05 Modern Development — How Containers are Changing Everything Steve Poole
23 Oct: 09:30 – 10:05 Make testing Enterprise Java more joyful Sebastian Daschner
23 Oct: 10:15 – 10:50 OSGi in Action: How we use OSGi to build Open Liberty Alasdair Nottingham
23 Oct: 15:10 – 15:45 Thirst-quenching streams for the reactive mind – A comparison of OSGi Push Stream API and implementations of Reactive Streams Mary Grygleski
23 Oct: 15:10 – 15:45 Evolve Java APIs and keep them compatible using API Tools Vikas Chandra
23 Oct: 15:10 – 15:45 Test Dockerization Mamatha J V
23 Oct: 15:10 – 15:45 OpenJ9 a Lean, Mean, Java Virtual Machine for the Cloud Billy Korando
23 Oct: 16:15 – 16:50 EGit Essentials, Tips and Tricks Lakshmi Shanmugam
23 Oct: 16:15 – 16:50 Migrating Beyond Java 8 Dalia Abo Sheasha
23 Oct: 16:15 – 16:50 Java EE, Jakarta EE, MicroProfile, Or Maybe All Of Them? Sebastian Daschner
23 Oct: 16:15 – 16:50 Promises in Java: Using Promises to Recover from Failure BJ Hargrave
24 Oct: 10:15 – 10:50 Java and Containers – Make it Awesome! Dinakar Guniguntala
24 Oct: 13:00 – 13:35 Streamline Integration Testing with Testcontainers Andrew Guibert Kevin Sutter
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