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11-ти -13-ти октомври

A software development conference for developers, by developers

HackConf е една от най-големите конференции за софтуерна разработка в страната. Започвайки през 2015-та година насам, събитието се превръща в едно от ключовите за региона "организирано от програмисти за програмисти".

За първи път тази година, конференцията ще представи два успоредни потока с лекции и цял ден с работилници! Събитието ще се проведе изцяло на английски. Елате на 11-13-ти октомври в НДК за петото издание на HackConf!

Лекции

Stefan Kanev

CTO @Receipt Bank

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Stefan Kanev
About:

Stefan has been involved in programming since he remembered. He loves Ruby, Vim,  automated tests, bowls, Apple products and all kinds of exotic programming languages. During his most busy time, he programs in Rails, but when he's free - occasionally teaches at FMI of Sofia University, writes a lot of code, which later deletes it, and apart from that, he also tries not to kill himself with his mountain bike. He doesn't like PHP and he is ambivalent to Java.

Bozhidar Batsov

VP of Engineering @Toptal

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Bozhidar Batsov
About:

Bozhidar loves computers in general and programming in particular. His fanatic devotion to Emacs is known world-wide. Bozhidar spends a lot of his time on GitHub, contributing to various Ruby, Clojure and Emacs Lisp open-source projects. He’s also passionate about building teams and products, helping people achieve their full potential, and the fine art of personal productivity. Believe it or not, Bozhidar has (fun) interests outside computers and IT as well! We won't, however, bore you with those here.

Ivan Vankov

Principal Blockchain Architect @CognitionFoundry

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Ivan Vankov
About:

Ivan Vankov (gatakka) has a very diverse background in different IT technologies like back-end development, Machine learning, security, cryptography, Blockchain and system architectures. Currently he is principle blockchain architect and consultant.

Marian Marinov

Chief System Architect @SiteGround

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Marian Marinov
About:

Marian is a system administrator by heart. He is working with Linux for almost 20 years. Currently he is Head System Architect of Siteground.com, CEO of 1H Ltd. and CTO of Kyup.com. He is a big fan of FOSS and regularly speaks at different FOSS conferences around the world. Marian also helps with the organization of OpenFest - Bulgaria's biggest FOSS conferences. In his spare time he teaches Linux system administration and Network security courses in Sofia University and SoftUni.

Pauline Vos

Senior Software Engineer @Werkspot

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Pauline Vos
About:

Pauline is a PHP developer currently employed by Werkspot in Amsterdam. She likes good, clean software design and being as efficient (lazy) as possible. Also cocktails, video games and animal memes. She lives in Amsterdam with her cat, Phife Cat, and about three plants.

Radoslav Stankov

Developer @Product Hunt

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Radoslav Stankov
About:

Web developer with 15+ years of experience, currently is head of engineering at Product Hunt (by Angel List). Lately, he is juggling between Ruby, Javascript projects, with the belief that it’s equally important to work both on the frontend and on the backend. Organizer of React.NotAConf conference and React.Sofia meetup.

Martin Chaov

Software Architect @SBTech

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Martin Chaov
About:
Who are you? - Martin Chaov
 Why do you want people to know about you? - I don’t want people to know about me. I want people to do good software.
Who’s your favorite member of One Direction? - Is this something solved with Dijkstra shortest path algorithm?

I don’t take myself too seriously. I am a tech enthusiast. Most of my sentient life I have tinkered with tech. In IT I’ve done almost every job imaginable. I was doing cables, PC assemblies, IT support, domain controllers, networks, ISP, graphic design, software development… And I am equally bad at everything, meaning I have a lot of hands-on experience to share :)

Anthony Dang

Technical Director @Radley Yeldar

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Anthony Dang
About:

Anthony is the Technical Director at Radley Yeldar (London, UK). He writes tech articles, and is a regular presenter at conferences & meetups. He loves automation & development processes, experienced in scaling high performing teams across multiple countries, a Scrum certified Agile enthusiast, and a vocal proponent of Behaviour Driven Development. Originally from Sydney, Australia, he is now based in London.

Euan Finlay

Integration Engineer @Financial Times

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Euan Finlay
About:

Euan is part of the Operations & Reliability team at the Financial Times, managing incidents across the globe. Before that, he lead a distributed team responsible for Go microservices, Docker containers in Kubernetes, and the backend APIs powering the website.

Tosho Trajanov

CTO @ExploreAdeva

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Tosho Trajanov
About:

A tech consultant with extensive experience in working with startups and enterprises. Over the last few years, Tosho consulted many companies to improve their engineering practices and level up their technology.

Rositsa Kotseva

Full Stack Python Developer @HedgeServ

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Rositsa Kotseva
About:

Rositsa is a solid Mid-level Python Developer. She joined HedgeServ in April 2017. Her main responsibility is in the creation and maintenance of applications used by both internal and external clients. This includes partnering with other developers, testers, application support engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers to ensure a smooth development and operational pipeline. Rositsa takes part of the interview process in HedgeServ and is a skilled engineer that knows how to execute and innovate in a modern and dynamic environment. She is also a Python lecturer in Hack Bulgaria Academy. 

Robert Avram

Software Engineer @REWE Digital

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Robert Avram
About:

Robert is a software engineer currently working at REWE Digital in Cologne and spends a lot of his time writing functional microservices in Clojure and Scala. He concurrently seeks refuge from the imperative in the world of purely functional programming, and from time to time likes to pester unwilling individuals with it.

Matt Landheim

Founder and Principal Architect @Object Systems International

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Matt Landheim
About:

Matt Landheim is the founder and principal architect of Object Systems International, a software development company founded in 1998 with 115 employees in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Sofia, Bulgaria.  He's lived in Bulgaria, loves Bulgaria, and speaks Bulgarian.  He currently resides in the Salt Lake City, Utah, area with his wife and four kids.

Majid Hajian

Software Developer

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Majid Hajian
About:

Majid Hajian is a software developer has developed and architected complex web applications since 2007 after he graduated as a software engineer. He loves sharing his knowledge with the community. Majid is the author of “Progressive web app with Angular” book published by Apress and “Progressive Web Apps” video tutorial published by PacktPub and Udemy. He is a/an (co)organizer of a few main meetups and conferences in Nordic countries for web and mobile platform.

Svetlin Penkov

Researcher in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

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Svetlin Penkov
About:

Dr. Svetlin Penkov works at the intersection of artificial intelligence and robotics and is interested in enabling robots to learn structured models (computer programs) from raw data. He did his PhD in AI & Robotics at the University of Edinburgh and currently is a Research Scientist & Tech Lead at FiveAI, the biggest autonomous vehicles start up in the UK, where his team works on learning models from data that capture how vehicles and pedestrians behave in dense city traffic. He has been actively involved in the entire process of bringing state of the art research into production code on the vehicle.

Mila Petkova

Psychoanalyst And Online Counselor

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Mila Petkova
About:

Dr. Mila Petkova is counselor and psychoanalyst. Her mission is to help her clients achieve emotional balance and find their way to become their version 2.0. In 2016, after a decade working in the corporate field she defends her PhD thesis in Madrid and opens her online practice where she helps people from four continents overcome anxiety, burnout, loss, body image issues and existential crises.

Lucas Fernandes da Costa

Software Engineer

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Lucas Fernandes da Costa
About:
Lucas is a Brazilian software engineer living in London.
He loves JavaScript and OpenSource and is a core team member of Chai.js and Sinon.js, two of the most popular libraries in the JS ecosystem.

Lucas is always trying to find better and more efficient ways to solve problems: his motto is "strive to be lazy".

Ayelet Sachto

Production Engineer @SIMILARWEB

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Ayelet Sachto
About:

Ayelet is a passionate problem solver with 15 years of experience in different companies from big enterprises to small startups. Focusing on architecture and engineering leadership which provided her with the opportunities to design and implement a variety of architectures with different constraints, tackling problems of scale, reliability and data integrality. Ayelet is also an active member in the tech industry, she is a mentor, lecturer, and leading ״Women in Hi-Tech״ community's content and mentoring program. 

Vassil Lunchev

CEO & co-founder @Homeheed

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Vassil Lunchev
About:

At Homeheed, Vassil works on a computer vision algorithm to distinguishing between available and fake apartment listings. Previously he worked on:

- Leanplum: anything from big data pipelines to (machine) learning the optimal time to send an email

- SoundCloud: an automatic music genre classification system

Yegor Bugayenko

CEO @Zerocracy & Author of Elegant Objects

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Yegor Bugayenko
About:

Yegor Bugayenko is a founder and CEO of Zerocracy, which replaces annoying bosses with AI bots; an OOP fundamentalist; an author of “Elegant Objects” book series; a provocative blogger at yegor256.com; a creator of Zold, a non-Blockchain cryptocurrency for fast micro-payments; a hands-on Java programmer; a creator of Cactoos, Takes Framework, JCabi, and Rultor; a philanthropist donating four thousand dollars annually to an open source award.

Vranac Srdjan

CEO/Team Lead @Code4Hire

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Vranac Srdjan
About:

Vranac has been in this industry for a long time. He had good fortune to work with a lot of talented people, and had a chance to see some brilliant code, and some of the worst ever written. He gets paid for writing code that performs exceptionally. He runs Code4Hire, a small outfit dedicated to solving tough problems.

Alexander Georgiev

Senior Software Engineer @Skyscanner

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Alexander Georgiev
About:

Alexander (a.k.a. espr1t) has been programming for 10000 years now – in the beginning as a participant in programming competitions (he has won a few of those), and now as a professional developer. His work experience includes companies like Facebook and Google and he's currently a senior engineer at Skyscanner. As he likes saying, without IT he's just espr.

Tim Driscoll

Technology Director @HedgeServ

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Tim Driscoll
About:

Tim Driscoll  has been programming at HedgeServ for the last 12 years. During his tenure, he has benefited from working with many smart engineers, product owners and leaders.


Now he strives to give back by sharing what he has learned. When he is not coding, Tim enjoys running and a good beer (usually not at the same time).

Alexander Popov

Site Engineering Lead @Uber

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Alexander Popov
About:

Alex Popov has 20 years of experience in Software Engineering. He has been leading engineering teams in the US, UK and Bulgaria in 3 Unicorns during the last 7 years. At the moment Alex leads the engineering site of Uber in Bulgaria. 

His charters are involved with the generation of financial documents and the data analytics products powering Business Intelligence. The Tax & Compliance products owned by his teams generated the data and rendered more than 8 billion financial documents and the taxes and surcharges data for transactions of more than 10 Billion USD in 2018. His Finance Intelligence teams are powering the revenue prediction and cost analytics products in a pre-IPO environment. Before Uber, Alex spent close to 8 years in the travel industry. 

He led teams in the UK and later co-founded and led the engineering site of Skyscanner in Sofia after a similar role with Kayak in Boston, MA. Alex is actively working with startups, VCs and NGOs in Bulgaria and is a passionate supporter of the maturing startup scene in the country.

Ivan Vergiliev

Tech Lead @Heap

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Ivan Vergiliev
About:

Over the last few years, Ivan has been building distributed systems and leading distributed teams at early stage startups. Prior to that, he has researched recommendation algorithms at SoundCloud, interned at Google (twice) and Facebook. He is also a bronze medalist from the International Olympiad in Informatics.

Martin Ivanov

Senior Software Consultant @Accedia

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Martin Ivanov
About:

Martin is a Senior Software Consultant at Accedia. Although his career took off with some Python projects, he currently finds JavaScript tech quite fascinating and works with a various set of technologies in the Angular/React world.

Speaker Surprise

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Speaker Surprise

Работилници

Maciej Treder

Senior Software Development Engineer @Akamai Technologies

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Maciej Treder
About:

Senior Software Development Engineer at Akamai Technologies.

Enthusiast of web technologies especially Single Page Apps, Progressive Web Apps, microservices, and Internet of Things. Author of articles about JavaScript, NodeJS, and Angular. Open Source contributor - creator of @ng-toolkit opensource project - set of tools for expanding existing Angular applications.

Workshop:

Workshop 1: Angular Universal - be more SEO/CDN/User-friendly with server-side rendering
Workshop 2: E2E testing of the Single Page Applications  

Vassilena Valchanova

Digital Marketing Strategist, Trainer & Public Speaker

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Vassilena Valchanova
About:

Василена е маркетинг консултант, трейнър и презентатор. Има над 10 години опит с изграждане на цялостни маркетинг стратегии, маркетинг чрез съдържание, growth маркетинг и измерване на резултати в различни индустрии като потребителска електроника, е-търговия и SaaS (software-as-a-service).

В свободното си време организира събития за популярна наука с Ratio, преподава контент маркетинг в SoftUni и пише блог за дигитални стратегии и онлайн маркетинг

Василена има бакалавърска степен по “Връзки с обществеността” от СУ “Св. Климент Охридски” и магистърска степен по “Международни комуникации” от Leeds Beckett University и Нов български университет. Успешно преминава редица сертификации, включително Google Analytics и Google AdWords Individual Qualification, Hubspot Inbound certification, и 6-седмичен курс по Growth Marketing в академията Growth Tribe в Амстердам.

Workshop:

The 10 productivity commandments 

Iancho Dimitrov

VP Innovation, Strategic Clients & Business Development @Musala Soft

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Iancho Dimitrov
About:

Iancho has been in the software industry for 20 years and considers himself to be an IT professional with business affinity, or the other way around. He has gone through many operational roles – software engineer, business analyst, software architect, project and program manager, CTO, Business-IT Consultant. For more than 15 years he has also been dealing with sales, marketing and key account management. In his current role as VP at Musala Soft Iancho covers both business and operational responsibilities - which includes leading the Business Development team that drives sales and new clients acquisition.

Workshop:

Sales Skills for IT People 

Daniel Maher

Developer Relations @Datadog

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Daniel Maher
About:

Daniel Maher is a Developer Advocate at Datadog, where he enjoys measuring things, and talking about measuring things.

Workshop:

Public Speaking for Technologists 

Ieva Treija

Certified Facilitator in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method

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Ieva Treija
About:

Ieva has over 10 years’ experience in marketing. For the past two years, she has run her own marketing agency Marketingfans. Ieva has discovered that companies often struggle to find the right creative and strategic solutions. So she started to look for ideas how to help her customers and discovered the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method. This method is useful for fostering innovations, making strategic decisions, building teams and creating products. The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is a unique method as it facilitates engagement as well as hearing, taking the opinion of each and every member of the group into account.

Workshop:

LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® - different approach to your everyday challenges 

Ilian Iliev

Python/Django/Web developer

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Ilian Iliev
About:

Programming since 2003, in love with Python since 2009. Big fan of Python for its simplicity to use, power and flexibility. Working as a software engineer at Lifesum, a digital health company based in Stockholm, Sweden. Writes about Django & Python at http://www.ilian.io/. Spends his free time snorkelling, fishing, travelling and with his cute baby girl )

Workshop:

Mocking in Python 

Alexander Todorov

Senior QA engineer & Project Lead @ Kiwi TCMS

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Alexander Todorov
About:

Alex is a Senior QA engineer and Python developer with more than 10 years of experience. He is also the project lead of Kiwi TCMS - an open source test case management system, the current maintainer of pylint-django and a contributor to pylint. He loves everything open source, cooking and motorcycles.

Workshop:

Learn Python & Selenium the fast way

Venera Sokolova

Business Process Outsourcing and Talent Acquisition Consultant

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Venera Sokolova
About:

Venera Sokolova has been working as a freelance HR/Recruiter and Operations for the past 6+ years in the field of IT. She have helped IT professionals find their remote dream job or figure out the next step in their career development. Being an advocate for remote work and working to gather remote teams worldwide Venera started coaching people how to work Remote/Freelance/Contractor roles. She is going to talk about freelance platforms, how to make an online presence that help you be noticed and a portfolio that works, how to get a remote job and what you need to know about contracts, security while being remote and getting paid on time.

Workshop:

Remote IT Work Career Workshop

Georgi Atanasov

Director Software Engineering @Progress

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Georgi Atanasov
About:

Georgi is a technical professional and people manager with over 15 years of experience in multiple software technologies. Ten years ago, he joined Telerik, later acquired by Progress, and he has set up and led multiple products and teams since. His latest endeavor is building a product that unveils the AR/VR value for line of business applications.

Workshop:

Building your first Virtual Reality App 

Panayot Cankov

Principal Software Engineer @Progress

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Panayot Cankov
About:

Panayot has 15 years of experience focused on UI. For 9 years in Progress, he has been working on the XAML stack and the NativeScript framework. Today he is pushing forward AR/VR technologies as he is a big believer in those, along with AI/ML for being the foundation of the next generation line of business application experiences.

Workshop:

Building your first Virtual Reality App 

Deyan Yosifov

Senior Software Engineer @Progress

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Deyan Yosifov
About:

Deyan is an Architect, Senior Software Developer and Mathematics enthusiast. He joined Telerik 6 years ago and for that time he participated in the development of several different projects - Document Processing Libraries, RadPdfViewer and RadSpreadProcessing WPF controls and most recently in Telerik's AR/VR. He is passionate on 3D technologies and loves solving challenging problems.

Workshop:

Building your first Virtual Reality App 

Hristo Zaprianov

Senior Software Engineer @Progress

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Hristo Zaprianov
About:

Hristo is an avid last-gen technology enthusiast and VR/AR developer. He’s been creating 3D-graphics applications for over a decade now, with experience in scientific research in the field of image processing, game development, ship simulators and all kinds of VR & AR projects. He’s done stuff for Oculus Rift/Go/Quest, HTC Vive, Microsoft Hololens and also mobile apps for iOS & Android, utilizing ARKit, ARCore and Vuforia.

Workshop:

Building your first Virtual Reality App 

Ivaylo Ivanov

Software Developer @Auxcode & Part of the core team of KiwiTCMS

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Ivaylo Ivanov
About:

Ivo is a software developer at Auxcode, part of the core team of KiwiTCMS - the open source test case management system, and a participant and contributor to the Vratsa Software Community. He is still in school and loves drawing, the Lord of the Rings and black metal.

Workshop:

Git from Scratch 

Svetlin Penkov

Researcher in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

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Svetlin Penkov
About:

Dr. Svetlin Penkov works at the intersection of artificial intelligence and robotics. He is interested learning programs from large amounts of data, which was the topic of his PhD at the University of Edinburgh. For the past 2 years, he has also been working as a Research Scientist & Tech Lead at FiveAI, the biggest autonomous vehicles start up in the UK, where his team works on learning models from data that capture how vehicles and pedestrians behave in dense city traffic. He has been actively involved in the entire process of bringing state of the art research into production code on the vehicle.

Workshop:

Playing ATARI Games with Deep Reinforcement Learning 

Kadi Kraman

Senior Software Engineer @Formidable London

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Kadi Kraman
About:

Kadi is a Senior Software Engineer at Formidable London, working primarily with React, React Native, Node.js and GraphQL. She is an active member and contributor in the JavaScript Open Source community, and enjoys keeping up to date with the cutting edge tech in the JavaScript space.

Workshop:

React Native Workshop

Martin Chaov

Software Architect @SBTech

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Martin Chaov
About:

Who are you? - Martin Chaov
 Why do you want people to know about you? - I don’t want people to know about me. I want people to do good software. 
Who’s your favorite member of One Direction? - Is this something solved with Dijkstra shortest path algorithm?

I don’t take myself too seriously. I am a tech enthusiast. Most of my sentient life I have tinkered with tech. In IT I’ve done almost every job imaginable. I was doing cables, PC assemblies, IT support, domain controllers, networks, ISP, graphic design, software development… And I am equally bad at everything, meaning I have a lot of hands-on experience to share :)

Workshop:

Crash course in JS Event loop

HackConf 2018

Четвъртото издание на HackConf, се проведе на 15-16-ти септември в София Тех парк. За първи път събитието се проведе изцяло на английски и приветства гости и лектори от чужбина. Участници от 17 националности взеха участие в конференцията. 

Всички материали и видеа можете да намерите в YouTube, както и в тази блог статия. 2018.hackconf.bg

HackConf 2017

HackConf 2017 беше третото издание на конференцията. Събитието се проведе под наслов “Как да пишем по-добър софтуер”. Над 1200 човека посетиха HackConf 2017. Конференцията беше домакин на 16 интересни и ангажиращи лекции, представени от експерти в ИТ сферата. Всички видеа и материали можете да намерите в плейлиста на HackConf 2017 в YouTube. 2017.hackconf.bg

HackConf 2016

HackConf 2016 беше второто издание на ИТ конференцията. Събитието се проведе под наслов “Как да станем по-добри програмисти и ИТ специалисти?”. 

В рамките на два дни чухме и видяхме 16 лекции, изнесени от 17 лектора. "Част от темите бяха", "Как да се научим да програмираме за 10 години", "Кодът е минно поле", "Добрият програмист: въпрос на гледна точка", "Security in today’s world". Всички лекции може да гледате в YouTube плейлиста на HackConf 2016. 2016.hackconf.bg

HackConf 2015

HackConf 2015 беше първата мотивационна конференция за ИТ образование, организирана от HackBulgaria. Целта на събитието беше да мотивира и да даде посока на всички млади хора, които са започнали или тепърва започват своето развитие в ИТ сектора. 

В рамките на два дни чухме и видяхме 18 лекции, изнесени от 19 лектора. Част от темите, които засегнахме бяха "Indie Game Development", "Как успешно да акселерираме своята идея", "Книгите, които всеки програмист трябва да прочете". Всички лекции може да гледате в YouTube канала на HackConf 2015.

Билети

Билетите са в продажба! Както всяка година, билетите включват:

✔️ 2 дни интересни лекции за софтуерна разработка

✔️ Цял ден с работилници, с които "да си изцапате ръцете"

✔️  Бариста кафе

✔️  Обяд и в двата дни на конференцията

✔️  Страхотна тениска и специална торбичка

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