SJUG #50 - Building Microservices with Kotlin and gRPC
- 5:30 PM - 5:40 PM - Start
- 5:40 PM - 6:20 PM - Building Microservices with Kotlin and gRPC by Marharyta Nedzelska [ENG]
- 6:20 PM - 6:30 PM - Q&As
- 6:40 PM - Networking
We have the honor to invite you to our 50th meeting. It's going to be very special because this day Silesia JUG joins forces with DataArt company and would like to invite you to listen to Marharyta Nedzelska who is a Software Engineer at Wix Engineering and Kyiv Kotlin User Group leader.
Marharyta will tell us about building microservices with Kotlin and gRPC!
Microservice architecture is now a huge trend. All big organizations with millions of users are doing microservices. This means they have lots of channels of communication between services and need to send and get much data. At some point, you can find yourself in a situation where your current approach doesn't provide you with efficient communications, you pay more, wait for more, lose more, etc. Maybe it's time to look at gRPC… gRPC is asynchronous by its nature. But old API, java infrastructure and verbosity make people write lots of noise and break their beautiful minds to make things done. In Kotlin we have awesome coroutines concept. So async gRPC and coroutines could be a perfect match! Let's discover if this is possible. In this talk, we'll learn how to build microservices using gRPC with minimum pain. We' ll discuss the pros and cons of this approach, what can be improved, what should be added.
# Speaker's Bio
Marharyta Nedzelska is a Software Engineer at Wix Engineering and Kyiv Kotlin user group leader. Interested in Kotlin, Scala, Microservices, Android, IoT and Machine Learning.
She is also working on making Kotlin one more programming language for JVM at Wix and try to spread the light of Kotlin to other developers.
She is very passionate about knowledge sharing, so she is involved in conferences such as Kotlin Night Kyiv, Devoxx UA and one of the organizers of Rockstar Night dev club. As a speaker, she participated in JUG UA, Morning @ Lohika, IT Weekend, JEEConf, Voxxed Minsk, JFuture, Voxxed Ticino, Devoxx UA.