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Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Justin Heyes-Jones

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Justin started his career in the video game industry, where he was a key developer on many titles for major publishers, including Sony, Disney, Activision and Electronic Arts. More recently, he has been focusing on distributed systems and building solutions for businesses where performance and scaling matter. At Yoppworks, he has worked on large consultancy projects for various…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Ajay George

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Ajay has five years of software development experience. He started his career as a java developer working on android applications, and after he became a backend developer. Ajay has worked at early-stage startup companies as a full stack developer. Most of his work involved the use of scala, play framework, android, web, PostgreSQL environments. Ajay…

Tech Team Tuesday: Yong Hu

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Yong is a software engineer with experience in various business domains. He was working on the development of backend systems using object-oriented design principles. Recently he is focusing on functional programming, reactive systems and streaming process technologies. What is the biggest misconception of a reactive architecture system? Some people think the reactive architecture is very…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Neil Derraugh

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Neil has a broad technical background in full stack customer-facing applications, backend reactive microservices, scalable distributed computing solutions, and data science and analytics. He’s also a recovering lean startup entrepreneur. He has lived and breathed devops for several years, and has a considerable amount of experience in agile software development which has provided him ample opportunity…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Andres Blanco

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Andres started his career as a “.net developer”, I’m now he’s a “software engineer” that uses whatever tool that works for the problem that needs to be solved. He has worked with C#, Java, Scala, PHP, Python, Javascript among others, implementing from monoliths to reactive microservices, from backend to frontend with some devops work too.…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Jorge Gonzalez

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Jorge is a Senior Software Developer with more than 20 years of experience building and designing large and complex distributed systems using Java and Scala. What is the biggest misconception of a reactive architecture system? That just using a reactive programming framework will provide a reactive architecture, communicating all microservices in a coupled synchronous architecture,…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Marouane Amghar

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Marouane is a backend developer who coded mainly with Scala and Java. After working as a civil engineer for more than a year, he moved into CS and hasn’t stopped programming since. He worked on monolithic and reactive applications, OOP and FP designs. What is the biggest misconception of a reactive architecture system? For me,…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Alex Weinstein

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Alex started out on the YoppWorks team right from Carleton University, in January 2020. He’s extremely eager to learn and spent a couple of months taking Lightbend courses and Martin Odersky’s Coursera course. He quickly joined in on a project and now six months in, he’s already on his third

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Mariano Diaz

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Mariano is a Software Engineer with over ten years of experience developing and designing applications for a variety of industries. From monolith to microservices, he enjoys working in different languages such as Java, Kotlin, ReactJS, or Angular, and likes being involved in the full cycle of developing applications. Fascinated by software architecture, he could spend…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Syed Ali

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Tudor is a full-stack developer that relishes in taking a craftsman approach to the art of software design. Having more than 6 years of experience in various domains ranging from IoT to finance, he is skilled in solving problems by dissecting them into their constituent parts for analysis. Tudor enjoys skiing and discussions on NASA’s…