Jeroen v.d. Gulik

Jeroen v.d. Gulik

Jeroen van der Gulik is CTO at Isset, Builder of Artificial Stupidity, knows some things about scaling and software architecture, learning a lot about DDD and modelling, specializes in (video) streaming/transcoding/publishing platforms. Likes cats and penguins.

Montreal 2018 sessions

Bruce Lee Driven Development

English session - Beginner

When Bruce Lee started his own martial art, he took all the best traits from the different flavours of Kung Fu and adapted it, to make his own unique version that suited him best. In this talk, I will draw parallels between software craftmanship and how Bruce Lee approached honing his skill. In the end, I will prove to you that Bruce Lee was, in fact, a software architect.

Moving from legacy to event-driven with Kafka

English session - Intermediate

One of the biggest problems when dealing with legacy is any change to the software might break the old system. Refactoring is usually slow and dangerous. In this talk I will discuss how we successful migrated an ancient legacy project to an event-driven architecture using just the power of events and Kafka.