Silicon Valley Code Camp 2019

The Tracks

SVCC is the perfect place to watch engaging and entertaining talks given by industry experts and luminaries, and meet with developers for enaging and motivating conversations around specific topics.
The JavaScript library React has completely revolutionized how we approach building user interfaces. Whether for web, native desktop, or native mobile, React empowers developers to build cross-platform apps with the full power of JavaScript. Whether you’re just getting started with React, or you’re looking to level up, this track is designed to educate and inspire you with the skills and knowledge you need to remain competitive in today’s fast-paced market.

  • Managing State in React Functionally with React Hooks
  • Navigating the React Ecosystem
  • The Web Got so Good You Can Build a Startup in 1 Day
  • STAR Apps: Design Systems, TypeScript, Apollo GraphQL, and React
  • React Is Your Friend: A Gentle Intro to the React Library
  • Visualizing Real-time Interactive Financial Data Charts Using React Native
In this educational track you will learn about Reactive Java, Machine Learning, Serverless and Blockchain

  • Deploy deep learning models as a web microservice in minutes
  • Top three use cases for Serverless with Examples
  • IBM Blockchain Platform and VS Code: Globalizing the world of Supply Chain
  • A Gentle Intro to Reactive Java Programming and Systems
  • The Intersection of Quantum Computing, AI and Cryptography
  • Developing for the Modern Mainframe
Fewer than 5% of software development managers have had a single day of training in management before becoming managers. We become managers thinking we can conquer management as easily as we did coding. It turns out managing requires both a dramatic change of focus and a whole lot of new skills. Whether you’re contemplating a move to leading and managing, or you’ve been managing for years, skip to the front of the line with this year’s Management Track thought leaders, invited and organized by Ron Lichty, VP Engineering advisor and coach at Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc. and co-author of Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams.

  • Applied Wisdom for the Emotionally Intelligent Manager
  • What's It Take to Be a (Good!) Manager?
  • Time Management for Engineering Managers
  • Building Distributed Teams
  • Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
  • The Science of Programmer Motivation
Agile development methods such as Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP) became the norm a decade ago at successful companies across the Silicon Valley. Whether you are an agile guru or simply agile-curious, the Agile track has something to offer you. Join us as we inspect, adapt, share, learn, and improve. And as we look at what it means to not just do agile but to actually be agile. Agile track organized by Ron Lichty, VP Engineering advisor and coach at Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc., who has been training teams and coaching executives in agile for more than a decade.

  • Technical Coaching Toolbox
  • Intro to Test-Driven Development
  • Situational Decision Making in a VUCA world!
  • Critical Agile Practices, Nuanced Techniques
  • What to expect from your Agile Coach, and what they should expect from you
AI and Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are always highly attended sessions at Code Camp. Here are several (but not all) of those sessions grouped together as a track.

  • Machine Learning for iOS
  • Learn to use Artificial Intelligence for Personalization
  • Deep Learning's Most Dangerous Vulnerability: Adversarial Attacks
  • Easy path to Machine Learning
  • Introduction to Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • DonkeyCar® - Build and Program an Autonomous Vehicle