Amegala Conferences

Amegala organizes conferences for software industry professionals throughout the Midwest. Their events deliver a generous helping of the most diverse and cutting-edge software development content, with tracks dedicated to emerging and open-source technologies, practical Agile, Microsoft stack, software craftsmanship, and more.

We're proud to be a Silver Sponsor for three Amegala conferences in 2019!

Indy.Code() 2019

   April 24 – 26, 2019
    Indianapolis, Indiana

Nebraska.Code() 2019

   August 14 – 16, 2019
    Lincoln, Nebraska

Full-Day Workshop

Micronaut from IoT to GCP

In this deep-dive workshop, you'll learn how to use the new Micronaut Framework in concert with Google Cloud Platform services, such as Cloud SQL, Kubernetes, and Google’s Instance Metadata Server. Discover an easier way to build fast, lightweight JVM microservices and deploy them to Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP), offered by Google, is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search and YouTube.

Micronaut is a modern, JVM-based, full-stack framework for building modular, easily testable microservice and serverless applications, with an emphasis on developer productivity and code simplicity. Micronaut provides great support for simplifying the development and deployment of microservices to GCP.  

This workshop explores Micronaut's high-productivity capabilities and includes a hands-on demonstration of how to build a suite of services with the new framework, deploy them to Raspberry Pi edge devices and GCP, and get the whole architecture wired together with minimal effort.

COMPLIMENTARY HARDWARE: Each participant will receive a Raspberry Pi Zero W device and the necessary, related hardware to complete the lab exercises. Participants may keep the hardware after completing the course! 

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Keynote Address

Open Source Software and You

Open Source Software (OSS) has been part of our industry for decades. It is so ubiquitous that in certain domains it is practically impossible to develop applications without using OSS. You probably use OSS every day without even thinking about it.

Taking a more active role in OSS can help you be more productive and can help others do the same. This involvement doesn’t have to mean quitting your day job and spending most of your time contributing OSS software to the community (although you can, and it can be an awesome experience). Your involvement can be minimal, or it can be the primary focus of your development efforts. Many developers are surprised to learn the ways that they can contribute to making OSS better, and not all of them demand a lot of time or effort.

In this session, Jeff Scott Brown will discuss a career spent dedicated to developing and managing OSS projects. He will address and clarify some misconceptions that folks often have about OSS and will discuss ways that all of us can help OSS continue to be successful and how we can help make it a more integral part of our industry.

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Prairie.Code() 2019

   September 11 – 13, 2019
    Des Moines, Iowa

Full-Day Workshop

Micronaut from IoT to GCP

In this deep-dive workshop, you'll learn how to use the new Micronaut Framework in concert with Google Cloud Platform services, such as Cloud SQL, Kubernetes, and Google’s Instance Metadata Server. Discover an easier way to build fast, lightweight JVM microservices and deploy them to Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP), offered by Google, is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search and YouTube.

Micronaut is a modern, JVM-based, full-stack framework for building modular, easily testable microservice and serverless applications, with an emphasis on developer productivity and code simplicity. Micronaut provides great support for simplifying the development and deployment of microservices to GCP.  

This workshop explores Micronaut's high-productivity capabilities and includes a hands-on demonstration of how to build a suite of services with the new framework, deploy them to Raspberry Pi edge devices and GCP, and get the whole architecture wired together with minimal effort.

COMPLIMENTARY HARDWARE: Each participant will receive a Raspberry Pi Zero W device and the necessary, related hardware to complete the lab exercises. Participants may keep the hardware after completing the course! 

Learn More

Keynote Address

Open Source Software and You

Open Source Software (OSS) has been part of our industry for decades. It is so ubiquitous that in certain domains it is practically impossible to develop applications without using OSS. You probably use OSS every day without even thinking about it.

Taking a more active role in OSS can help you be more productive and can help others do the same. This involvement doesn’t have to mean quitting your day job and spending most of your time contributing OSS software to the community (although you can, and it can be an awesome experience). Your involvement can be minimal, or it can be the primary focus of your development efforts. Many developers are surprised to learn the ways that they can contribute to making OSS better, and not all of them demand a lot of time or effort.

In this session, Jeff Scott Brown will discuss a career spent dedicated to developing and managing OSS projects. He will address and clarify some misconceptions that folks often have about OSS and will discuss ways that all of us can help OSS continue to be successful and how we can help make it a more integral part of our industry.

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Additional Breakout Sessions

Restful Grails

Grails includes a lot of features and functionality related to building RESTful services. These include a really powerful data-binding system, runtime and compile time metaprogramming, which greatly reduce the amount of code required in your RESTful services, a rich set of content negotiation tools, and more.

In this session, Grails co-founder, Jeff Scott Brown, will discuss and demonstrate many of the powerful REST features in Grails.

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Micronaut For Simplifying Microservices On GCP

Google Cloud provides a powerful and highly scalable platform for delivering microservices and serverless applications, with a variety of tools to help developers make the most of the opportunities it offers. A new tool, the Micronaut framework, was designed from the ground up to simplify the architectural development and deployment of microservices, and it comes with built-in support for GCP services and hosting.

In this session, Micronaut co-founder, Jeff Scott Brown, will demonstrate in real time how to build a suite of lightweight microservices, wire them together in support of the intended architecture, and deploy the solution to GCP with minimal complexity and effort. Demonstrations will include deployment to Google App Engine Flex, as well as the recently announced Google Cloud Run serverless environment.

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