What: A technical meetup where anyone can spend 3 hours working with the Netflix Spinnaker team on contributing to Spinnaker.

Who: – New contributors looking for help getting started- Existing contributors who want a PR looked at or want to pair program- Anyone who wants to conduct technical discussions around features/direction for Spinnaker

Prerequisites: A familiarity with Spinnaker and ability to code.

Goal (taken in part from Our goal for this event is to create something that others can use; whether it be working software, improved documentation, or better educational materials. Our intent is to end this night with a patch or similar contribution submitted to Spinnaker or a Netflix OSS project.

Held at Netflix Los Gatos on Wednesday, December 13th. 

Capped at 50 attendees (prioritized based on the following)

a) Already familiar with Spinnaker Architecture and are a current user or evaluator.

b)  Willingness to actively contribute to Spinnaker

Schedule: 6-9pm

6:00 – 6:30: Sign in (name + email), get food and drinks, pick a room.

6:30 – 8:00: Start coding in a room.

8:00 – 9:00: Switch to a new room if desired.

Room 1 (beginner):

  • First steps to contributing
  • Getting a local dev environment working
  • Adding to the docs

Room 2 (intermediate):

  • Building a custom stage (orca + deck)
  • Customization in deck for your organization
  • Integrating with your tools

Room 3 (advanced):

  • Getting a PR looked at
  • Discussing architecture or a feature
  • Developing in Orca or Clouddriver

Room 4 (intermediate):

  • Halyard
  • Kubernetes

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Balaji Sivasubramanian

Balaji Sivasubramanian is the Vice President of Product at OpsMx. He is passionate about creating and evangelizing winning products with expertise in all aspects of the business – strategy, product management, product marketing, GTM, and business development in early-stage startups and innovative companies. He is a Subject Matter Expert in CI/CD, DevOps, Applications, Containers/Microservices, Data Center IT / Cloud Infrastructure - Network, Compute, and Storage, IT Security, Machine Learning and AI, Enterprise, SaaS, and Cloud. He is an ambassador for the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF).


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