KCD Munich - Platforms, Cloud Native and Communities

I had an amazing time at KCD Munich this week. KCDs are always fun because you get to see where the communities are, which topics are hot and you meet a lot of project maintainers. Kudos to the organizers who did an amazing job at having an amazing third edition of the conference.
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🇪🇸 DevBCN / KCD Barcelona 2024

Another DevBCN conference done! This year was special because the first KCD Barcelona happened. I started the KCD Track on
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Spring I/O, Dapr, and Spring Boot

Last week, I enjoyed attending, presenting, and sharing extraordinary times with the Spring community at Spring I/O Barcelona.
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KubeCon EU 2024 🥳🤯

Loads of exciting initiatives at KubeCon: - The Dapr project is getting more attention - Application Development Working Group was kick-started - Keptn and Argo collaborations ❤️ - Dagger is 🔥 - Cilium and eBPF have conquered the networking space - Big projects are applying for graduation
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Cloud-Native & OSS is thriving in Brazil

Last Saturday and Monday, I presented at two Brazilian events. The first edition of KCD Sao Paulo (sold out in less than an hour) hosted around 400 people, and a Sou Java meetup hosted by IFood with about 50 people.
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Learning in the Open

I wanted to focus on lessons learned when interacting with different projects, advice for people looking to contribute to open-source projects, and suggestions for teams “fighting” against myriad tools being thrown at them daily.
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Wow! What a year it has been! After an incredible 2022, I thought it would be a difficult year to top up, but oh my! This year was intense, but in a perfect way. I’ve traveled the world and met amazing people. I want to thank everyone who approached me to say hello, get a book copy, or share a hug.
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Back to basics: APIs to rule them all (Dapr on Kubernetes) #2

In this blog post, we will package and deploy the application we coded in the previous blog post to Kubernetes. We will create a local Kubernetes Cluster with Kubernetes KinD, install and configure Dapr, to finally deploy our application.
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Back to basics: APIs to rule them all (Dapr Statestore APIs) #1

In this short blog post, I wanted to share some of the projects I've been working on lately. I hope that by sharing some of these integrations, experiments, and simple examples, you can apply some of the lessons I learned to your projects, so let's jump right into it.
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KubeCon NA 2023

Last week KubeCon NA, was personally the most amazing and rewarding KubeCon so far! The highlight of my week was meeting with people interested in the just published and printed Platform Engineering on Kubernetes book.
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