Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April 2013 Meeting - Simplify Your Architecture with Emergent Design


April 2013 Meeting
For April, the Tampa Java User Group will take deep dive into system architecture design and simplification.  We will look how Valpak used emergent design to arrive at architectural simplification for their internal systems.  While the meeting will not focus on a specific technology, speakers Shaun Chung and Bob Damato will talk about their experiences making design decisions that ultimately created a more flexible architecture at Valpak.

 NOTE: The meeting is schedule for next week Wednesday, April 24 at the Valpak manufacturing plant in St Petersburg.  RSVP to ensure access to the building at http://tampajug-apr2013.eventbrite.com 

Architectural Simplification of Valpak.Com
via Emergent Design
Valpak’s consumer-facing website (Valpak.com) recently underwent a major architectural overhaul. Shaun Chung (Software Architecture Manager at Valpak) and Bob Damato (Directory of Software Engineering) will describe the guiding principles that led them through their rearchitecture process which ultimately resulted in a much simpler and more flexible architecture.

They will present the before and after architecture and will showcase some of the creative ways they used technologies in unique and innovative ways. They will also describe how they “hedged their bets” with additional architectural options in the event that implementation revealed unanticipated issues.
Meeting Info
Speaker(s) : Shaun Chung & Bob Damato
Date: Wed, April 24 2013
Networking: 6:30 pm
Presentation: 07:00 - 8:30 pm
Meeting RSVP: You must RSVP in order to gain access to building - RSVP at http://tampajug-apr2013.eventbrite.com

Meeting Location
1 Valpak Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33716
Google Map - http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1+Valpak+Ave+N+St+Petersburg,+FL+33716


Sponsors
Valpak Corp - Location & Food