Sioux Falls Developer's Group Events:

AWS re:Invent 2019: devOps highlights & end of year circle up

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:00PM - DevOps SiouxFalls
This will be a casual mixer event–with informal presentations on AWS re:Invent 2019 highlights. A time & place to consider the past year and the next with socializing, drinks, snacks & a landing spot for devOps folks from all quarters.

Recent blog posts from the community:

More Changes Coming for the Laminas Project

December 5, 2019 -
Progress has been happening at a furious pace on the Zend Framework to Laminas transition, with major changes still dropping even now. Most recently, we decided to rename the subprojects. Apigility will become the Laminas API Tools, and Expressive will become Mezzio. For more background, read the Zend by Perforce blog post.

Become more productive with a clipboard manager

December 5, 2019 -
Become more productive with a clipboard manager As a developer, I find myself re-using the same strings I’ve copied over and over. Rather then putting those items in Notepad++ and then copying them again when I need them, I’ve found that a clipboard manager makes this much faster. I’ve been using Ditto for years. Windows 10 has a clipboard manager that came in 2019, just hit Windows + V. Visual Studio 2019 also has a clipboard ring history tool.

Kubernetes Introduction Presentation

November 26, 2019 -
Introduction to Kubernetes We have a lot of lunch and learns at Omnitech. I enjoy these times where most of the developers can get together, share what we’re learning, and learn from others’ experiences and hard work. We have found the value of helping each other leap frog up the learning ladder. I was able to go to NDC Minnesota 2019. I had the privilege of attending Shahid Iqbahl’s (from the U.

Clean Architecture - the Software Way Presentation

November 6, 2019 -
Clean Architecture - the Software Way John and I are honored to present at SD Code Camp 2019. Here is our PowerPoint presentation. We’ve also written an article on the Omnitech Life site. A few highlights Sometimes you read or hear something impactful. When that happens we need to be able to share this with others. I felt that reading the Clean Architecture book by Uncle Bob Martin was one of those moments.

An Apology to php[world] Attendees

October 17, 2019 -
Due to disorganization on my part, I accidentally booked php[world] 2019 to coincide with a family commitment. After reviewing a variety of options, I let the organizers know last week that I could no longer attend. It's a situation I hate, because there's nobody to blame but me, and no matter what option I could come up with, somebody would end up disappointed or inconvenienced. For my part, my family had to come first.

Latest jobs posted:

Software Engineer

December 4, 2019 - Anchorage
Role Description: Build secure, resilient, and global infrastructure from the ground up! Review code across the entire stack and engineering organization while actively participating in product development. Find the right balance between progress (i.e. shipping quickly) and perfection (i.e. measuring twice). Foster an efficient deterministic testing culture, with an emphasis on minimizing tech debt and bureaucracy. Influence architecture/product roadmap - have a seat at the table. Collaborate cross-functionally with everyone.

.Net Developer

November 26, 2019 - Blend Interactive
Long story short, this is what we look for in our .NET developers: In addition to the server-side language, we need someone who loves to code and knows HTML, Javascript, CSS, and jQuery. We need someone who can take ideas and turn them into clean, solid code. Someone who can grasp the big picture while still getting the details right. Someone who can turn out great websites without losing their sense of humor. You’re out there. We know it.

Frontend Engineer

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