All the things we Took from Attending Full Stack Europe 2022

As we begin a brand new 12 months we’re reflecting on among the occasions from 2022, a type of being Full Stack Europe in Antwerp, right here’s what they discovered and why they imagine attending conferences has big advantages for workers.

Each October (nicely with out COVID-19) Full Stack Europe takes place in Antwerp, Belgium bringing collectively tons of of builders from around the globe. 

The occasion is made up of two full days of talks from among the main builders and engineers within the business. 

This 12 months we despatched 3 of our very personal builders to seek out out as a lot info as they may about varied completely different matters from quantum computing to CSS. 

We’re dedicated to making sure our groups are capable of continually develop their information and recognise that this isn’t all the time by means of finishing a web based course or watching a video on-line. 

So when Joel, our Full Stack Developer entered and received 2 tickets by means of a twitter competition, we bought one other and despatched Joel, James, Senior UX Developer and Ben, Senior Developer on their option to their first ever Full Stack Europe. 

We spoke to them on their return and right here’s what they needed to say..

Which was your favorite discuss from the occasion?

James: “For me, my favorite discuss was on Day 1 from Belgian artist Dries Depoorter on Surveillance Artwork, Dying Telephones and Pretend Likes. It’s because it was participating, it was very humorous and creative. The mixture of {hardware} and software program with the unique concepts made it extremely spectacular but in addition fairly scary because it highlighted prospects with fashionable tech.”

Ben: “I agree with James, for me my favorite discuss was from Dries Depoorter. It was fascinating to find out about among the work he’s finished this 12 months.”

Joel: “Though Surveillance Artwork was an excellent discuss, for me mine was the discuss on Superior Git Magic from Pauline Vos, it actually gave me some meals for considered our present processes at Adzooma round model management, visibility and debugging in case one thing goes improper.

What had been your largest takeaways from FSE?

James: “There’s lots of key takeaways I may record however to encapsulate them into one, it lets you attempt to open up your thoughts and contribute in the direction of being a great all spherical engineer reasonably than only a succesful developer.”

Ben: “Personally, I felt like FSE gave us quite a bit that we are able to incorporate into our day-to-day growth, documentation and tradition and made me take into consideration how it’s our accountability to move that information on as effectively as doable.

Joel: “My largest takeaway was studying that it needs to be okay to problem the choice making processes on the subject of new characteristic requests and that really we’re not alone, as a growth crew, the place we’re juggling upkeep of a legacy platform, seeking to enhance it and construct new options for our customers.

What had been the principle advantages from FSE?

Joel: “Surprisingly you don’t actually suppose earlier than the occasion about how a lot downtime you have got and it was actually nice for sparking conversations about Adzooma such because the technical path Adzooma is headed and the issues we have to do to get the place we need to be in 1, 2 or 3 years.”

James: “Yeah, I agree with Joel on that, this was a large one and I believe the change of surroundings and completely different tradition and environment added to it, we had lots of time for discussions to movement and primarily realised we’re all on the identical web page with lots of issues.

Joel: “One other profit for me was that the convention particularly was very broad, it wasn’t simply technical but in addition checked out comfortable abilities, like how builders and designers can work together with their customers to higher perceive their wants and use these to develop higher options or enhancements to a product.

How do you are feeling attending a convention differs from studying the knowledge on-line?

James: “For me, it’s that completely different method of studying and as we mentioned beforehand, it provides you downtime to essentially spark some significant conversations along with your friends reasonably than whenever you do a web based course alone as it may be fairly isolating. 

It additionally provides you a complete record of latest folks to observe on social media, individuals who you possibly can proceed to be taught from and construct connections with.”

Lastly, how does it make you are feeling that you simply’re capable of attend these conferences by means of the enterprise? 

Ben: “It’s nice, as an worker, it’s inspiring and makes you are feeling invested in by the enterprise. I personally suppose it’s a very engaging perk to have the ability to provide.

All in all, it seems like our crew had a good time at FSE, we’re wanting ahead to seeing how they’re capable of implement what they discovered throughout the crew and their common everyday. 

Jaye Bonser

I am a Social Media Government at Adzooma, With a powerful ardour for social I am continually studying and adapting to On-line Advertising and marketing. I am a soccer lady and play for a Sunday league crew, but when I am not working or kicking a ball you will discover me solo travelling to as many locations as doable.