#DAZNLeeds Our Vision for the Future
Your host for the evening will be Rob MacDonald who is the Leeds Engineering Manager for DAZN. He started out his career as a web developer back in 2000, working his way up to Software Engineering Manager for the BBC, before joining DAZN to head up their brand-new development centre.
Talk 1 - Message Driven Micro-Architectures
Many of us have used messages and queueing systems to enhance performance in our applications. They are indeed powerful and flexible! From his experiences at Sky and unique approach being addressed at DAZN, Rich will show us how by leveraging 'message-driven' further in a decoupled architecture using micro-components can enable us to build resilient and fault tolerant systems quickly at scale.
Bio: Rich McIntyre is a no-nonsense straight-talking technology enthusiast who has a wealth of experience in developing and designing systems being accessed by millions of people. He has been active in open-source communities in both Leeds and Japan. He is just moving on from Sky to join DAZN as Software Engineering Manager alongside Rob.
Talk 2: What has RxJS ever done for us?"Practical application and testing of RxJS data streams."
Alex will make a brief overview of what is an RxJS stream. He will take us through a few practical problems solved with RxJS in DAZN and how RxJS helped DAZN write clean, declarative and testable code.
Bio: Alex is a Software Engineer in DAZN, a Storyteller, a coffee drinker and a dog father... Sometimes concurrently and in no particular order.
Adrian Thomas, Software Engineer, DAZN
Mark Pritchett, Software Engineer