IT Star Talks Modularity As The Ultimate Tool Enabling Change At Luxoft’s Technology Webinar Series

Luxoft, a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announces its third IT Star: Paul Bakker to perform on January 29th. Paul is a software architect for Luminis Technologies and the author of “Building Modular Cloud Apps With OSGi.” Speaking on Modularity, Bakker will explain how it is becoming essential for our IT existence. Bakker will highlight what is most important about Modularity and how it is key to a maintainable code and the ultimate agile tool; for it enables us to change.

As a global educational project Luxoft hopes to create an IT knowledge platform with Luxoft Technology Webinar Series (LTS), enabling IT professionals across the world to share their experience. On its third run LTS is perfecting its premium interactive project that offers free webinars hosting international IT stars. Professionals can register at www.Luxoft.com as well as access the lectures on Luxoft’s Youtube channel.

“Today the world is all about learning from each other, collaboration, excellence and change. It is privilege to have IT experts from around the world who have acquired IT super star status due to their accomplishments in the field to share their knowledge with us. Luxoft Technology Webinar Series (LTS) is on its third IT Star and now has the growing potential to really become to the IT industry an IT “TEDx.” says Przemysław Berendt, VP Global Marketing, Luxoft.

Paul Bakker, as a software architect and author, believes that modularity and the cloud are the two main challenges we have to deal with to bring technology to the next level, and is working on making this possible for mainstream software development. Today Bakker is working on educational software focused on personalized learning for high school students in the Netherlands. Paul is an active contributor on open source projects such as Amdatu, Apache ACE and Bndtools. Bakker has a background as a trainer on Java related technology and is a regular speaker on conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx and JFokus.

Modularity is becoming more relevant each day; code bases keep on growing and we need to be more agile at the same time. Modularity is key to maintainable code and the ultimate agile tool; it enables us to change.

In this talk Bakker will demonstrate what we have learned about creating modular Java applications based on a service oriented architecture using µServices. We will see how to deploy modular applications in the cloud using an open source approach without locking into one of the PaaS providers. We also will discuss OSGi, scalable web application architecture, and setting up cloud deployments including automated scaling and failover.

During this presentation you will learn and see:

  • Why modularity is important;
  • What modularity means for a code base;
  • How a µServices based architecture looks like;
  • Practical examples of modular code;
  • How to leverage IaaS for large scale deployments.

About Luxoft

Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. Luxoft’s software development services include core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. Luxoft’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The company’s core resources are located in Central and Eastern Europe, where Luxoft has 14 delivery centers, 19 offices and presence in 12 countries, employing over 6800 people. Luxoft has its principal executive office in Zug, Switzerland and is listed on New York Stock Exchange (LXFT US).

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