Capgemini UK is hosting an event for digital technologists and experts on the evening of Thursday 22nd September at the Old Library, Custard Factory in Birmingham’s creative quarter! Whether you’re a platform engineer, project manager, scrum master, technologist or tester, whatever your interest and experience, and wherever you’re heading in your career, Capgemini would be keen to see you at the event and hear your views!

There will be plenty of pizza and beer available for everyone who can join us! Featured talks and demonstrations with some interactive Q&A include:

Richard McMenamin – Senior Front End Developer

Richard’s talk will be about the use of React to deliver a range of mobile, offline-first apps to a major UK car manufacturer. The talk covers how Capgemini are transforming supplier relationships, why we are employing React over alternatives, and how we create a reusable app architecture.

Richard Sheppard - Drupal Developer

Will be demonstrating Drupal and Apache Solr search which is implemented globally (~52 sites) on recruitment company Michael Page websites. A range of topics to be covered include:

  • Vagrant for local deployment of a development environment
  • Phing for automated site builds
  • Drupal multi-site installation
  • Multi-lingual Drupal sites
  • Why Solr?
  • Solr query altering within Drupal
  • And the life of a software engineer at Capgemini.

Indy Bains - Lead Platform Architect

Indy from Capgemini’s Public Sector Digital business will be demonstrating the use of schedulers and service discovery to manage Docker containers.

Doug Thomson - Senior Solutions Architect & Dave Stokes - Infrastructure Consultant

Doug and Dave will do a joint demo on Auto-scaling windows Web Farm on AWS managed via Puppet.

Register via our Eventbrite page.