Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson is a software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET and Node, React and Vue. He’s a Microsoft MVP, published author, frequent speaker at conferences, user groups, and community events, and a diligent teacher and student of high quality software development. You can find this and other talks on his blog at and follow him on twitter at @rob_rich.

Montreal 2023 sessions

Async Python, Good it is

English session - Beginner

Have you loved async & await in JavaScript and other languages? Wished you could add it to your Python? is here! Now with async & await we can think synchronously and run asynchronously. But there's some sharp edges and edge cases. Let's look at how easy it is to do multiple tasks at once, and how we collect all the results. We'll also look at best practices and edge cases like how do you kick off an async process from main?

Horizontal Autoscaling with Kubernetes

English session - Intermediate

Now that the app is running in Kubernetes, how do we scale it to meet demand? What metric should we use? CPU? Requests? something else? Let's dig into why we auto-scale, and how we auto-scale with lots of examples. Finally we'll look at potential pitfalls and gotchas like how to scale to 0 and how to avoid scaling too big for your budget. Come learn how to scale with Kubernetes.

Kubernetes Hands-on Workshop

English training

Kubernetes is how you run Docker in production. Bring your laptop with Docker for Windows or Docker for Mac installed. We'll walk through getting a K8s cluster fired up on Docker-Desktop or Minikube, and on Azure. You'll be hosting Docker containers in development and production in no time.

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