The 10th edition of Devoxx UK was just as awesome as the previous ones. Even with train strikes looming over London, the attendance was, by my guesstimate, somewhere around 1200. This was my fourth speaking appearance at the conference since 2016, It is always a pleasure coming back to London and Devoxx UK!
My talk Modern and Lightweight Cloud Application Development with Jakarta EE 10 was on Thursday, the second day of the conference. It was well attended and I had some great discussions following the demos I included. The slides from the talk are available on SpeakerDeck.
The rest of the conference was spent attending talks by the amazing speaker lineup, talking to exhibitors, and engaging with the community. The annual DevRoxx party is also a favorite.
Kicking off the conference day with an early morning run is something I have been advocating for a long time. The usual distance for these morning runs are around 5K Here is a picture of Olena and I on London Bridge at the halfway-point of our morning, the distance to the Thames and back made it into a 10K run this morning. London is bigger than you’d think!