News / Community

April 2019

Conferences and User Groups

TNG was present at the JavaLand 2019 in Brühl with the talks "Test Driven Architecture" and "Stereoscopic Style Transfer AI - Art is not what you see?" The latter talk was also held at the Codemotion in Amsterdam. Colleagues also spoke on "Microservices with Akka Streams" at the microXchg in Berlin, "Applicative DSLs" at the BobKonf 2019 in Berlin, "How Machines learn to code - Machine Learning auf Basis von Source Code" at the AccSoCon in Montabaur and "Preventing Manipulation of Enterprise Databases using Public Blockchains" at the Praxisforum Blockchain 2019 in Munich. Internationally, TNG was present at the Open Source Leadership Summit 2019 near San Fransisco with the talk "FOSSology Project - Latest News and Future Plans" and the lecture "Test Driven Architecture" at the JEEConf in Kiev.

TNG also contributed lectures or organizational assistance to the following user groups: Angular Meetup, Anonyme Agilisten Munich Meetup, Atlassian User Group Munich, Deep Learning Meetup Munich, Design Thinking Munich, Kotlin User Group Munich, Munich Frontend Developers Meetup, Open Infra Meetup Munich, PHP User Group Munich and Software Architecture Munich.

January 2019

Conferences and User Groups

TNG was present at the OOP Conference in Munich with multiple showcases like "Real-time gesture control in a browser game" and the VR game "ParrotAttacks Unreal" as well as the lecture "Stereoscopic Style Transfer AI - art isn't what you see?". The latter was also held at the Intel AIDC in Munich. Another colleague spoke on the topic "FOSSology - Two New Approaches for Licence Scanning" at the Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama. TNG attended the Software Quality Days in Vienna, giving a lecture "How machines learn to code - Machine learning on source code".

Colleagues also gave talks at various User Groups: "Artificial Intelligence in JavaScript using Tensorflow.js" at the Munich NodeJS User Group and the Hacking Machine Learning User Group, as well as "How we run Flink on Kubernetes at Telefónica NEXT" at the Apache Flink Meetup Munich.

December 2018

Bavaria's Best 50

In 2018 TNG was amongst the awardees of "Bavaria's Best 50" for the forth time (after 2010, 2012, 2015). 

November 2018

Conferences und User Groups

TNG organized the MuniHac Haskell Hackathon together with Well Typed and assisted in the organization of the SwaCamp, an unconference about software architecture. Both events took place on TNG premises. Additionally, colleagues organized the Software Architecture Munich Meetup.

A colleague gave a talk "Preventing manipulation of enterprise databases using public blockchains" at the XITASO DEV XCHANGE in Augsburg. Another colleague gave a lecture on the topic "Augmented Reality in Your Browser using Vanilla JavaScript" at the DevTalksJr in Bucharest. TNG was also represented at the Devoxx Belgium in Antwerp with the talk "Stereoscopic Style Transfer AI - Art is not what you see?".

October 2018

Conference Contributions

TNG was represented at the Artificial Intelligence Conference in London with the showcase "Stereoscopic Style Transfer AI - Art is not what you see?" as well as the lecture "How machines learn to code - Machine learning on source code". The latter talk was also held at the Oracle CodeOne in San Francisco.

A colleague also spoke on the topic "Self-Service Jenkins Toolchain through versioned Infrastructure as Code" at the DevOps World/Jenkins World in Nice.

September 2018

Conference Contributions

TNG was present at the JavaZone in Oslo with the lectures "Test Driven Architecture" and "Beam me up - Holographic telepresence using the Hololens". A colleague spoke at the Flink Foward 2018 in Berlin and the Spark & Hadoop User Group Munich on the topic "Monitoring Flink with Prometheus". At the ROSCon 2018, a colleague gave a lecture "RViz - The tale of a migration to ROS 2.0".

A colleague gave a talk on the topic "Getting to a Lego® World Record through Perfect Planning" at the Children's University Zwickau.

August 2018

Talks

A colleague gave a lecture at the LMU Munich Computer Science Teachers' Day 2018 on the topic "Blockchain - an Introduction to functional principles and utility". At the Java Forum Stuttgart on 4 July 2018, TNG was present with the talk "Beam me up - Holographic telepresence using the Hololens".

One of our colleagues spoke on "Apache Nifi - 21st Century Open Source Data Flows" at the Munich Data Engineering Meetup. At the Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences Informatikfest, a colleague gave a short lecture "Dependency Analysis in Dynamic Languages".

June 2018

Conference and User Group Talks

Two colleagues gave the lecture "Beam me up - Holographic telepresence using the Hololens" at the CodeMotion Amsterdam 2018. TNG was also present at the DWX Developer Week in Nuremberg with this lecture and the talk "A Practical Guide to Distributed Stream Processing".

Colleagues also gave talks at various User Groups, for instance "Architecture Documentation" at the Software Architecture Munich Meetup and "Advanced Package Management" at the Munich and Augsburg PHP User Groups.

June 2018

LEGO Millenium Falcon World Record

Inspired by the Heise Livestream, a team of 27 TNG colleages set a new record of 2h 09min 54sec for the construction of the largest Lego set ever produced.

The attained frequency of just under one brick per second was achieved with careful planning. The "Product Owner" created a dependency graph over all 17 packets of the set and, based on that, created stories to be worked on independently by the building teams during the Legothon. Retrospectives and a review process reduced the error rate still further.

The current best time of 6:18:15 was reduced by almost two thirds, although with an unlimited team size.

Previous community news can be found in the archive.