May 4 - DevProdEng Lowdown: Prioritizing and managing DPE initiatives at LinkedIn

In our upcoming DPE Lowdown, we are joined by Max Kanat-Alexander from the LinkedIn Knowledge Systems team to get the details on how LinkedIn prioritizes and manages their developer productivity and experience initiatives.


Join us to hear real world productivity engineering insights and actionable tips from an expert who applies his productivity practices to the development of one of the world’s most popular applications. Topics include:

  • How LinkedIn defined developer productivity metrics

  • What they did to identify quantitative and qualitative metrics to measure the success of developer tools

  • Why it made sense for them to set up DPE working groups 

  • How DPE practices led to successful projects like migrating to GitHub and boosting remote development

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Gradle ❤️️ Kotlin

At the recent KotlinConf in Amsterdam, the Kotlin Foundation announced that Gradle Inc. has joined as a new member. Gradle has the distinction of being selected as the Foundation’s first new member since its founding by Google and JetBrains in 2017. In the words of Jeffrey van Gogh, Secretary of the Kotlin Foundation’s Board of Directors: 


“We look forward to collaborating even more closely with Gradle on language and ecosystem development and promotion. As the creator of the most widely used build tool for Kotlin, Gradle is a longtime supporter of the language and we’re thrilled to have deepened our partnership with this announcement.”


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Gradle Inc. announces the release of Gradle Enterprise 2023.1

Gradle Inc. has announced the general availability of Gradle Enterprise 2023.1. Some of the most impactful areas of innovation in this release include deeper insights into artifact transformations, a new query language for advanced Build Scan™ searches, and enhancements to security that include automated SCIM-based user management and custom roles for granular access control.


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DPE Summit 2023 announced, Call for Speakers closing soon

DPE Summit, the industry's premier event dedicated to DPE thought leadership, practices, and tools, is coming back to San Francisco, CA on September 20-21, 2023. If you are interested in a speaking opportunity, you can learn more about our Call for Speakers and, if selected, attend for free along with a guest. This is your chance to share your expertise and "next" practices alongside some of the leading experts in Developer Productivity Engineering.


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Don't Miss These Opportunities to Learn More

May 4, 9:15 am - 10:00 am CEST: Community Event - DevOps Days - Zurich, keynote by Gradle’s Justin Reock

May 4, 10 am - 11 am PT: Virtual Workshop - DPE Lowdown S3 E2: How LinkedIn Prioritizes DPE Initiatives 

May 16, 9 am - 12:15 pm PT: Online Training - Android Apps with Gradle Build Tool

May 16, 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm EDT: Community Event - Atlanta JUG 

May 17, 7 am - 10:15 am PT: Online Training - Android Apps with Gradle Build Tool - EMEA

May 18, 9 am - 10 am PT:Online Training - Gradle Enterprise for Developers

May 19, 7 am - 11 am PT:  Online Training - Advanced Dependency Management - EMEA 

May 23, 9 am - 1:30 pm PT: Online Training - Introduction to Gradle Build Tool 

May 24, 7 am - 11:30 am PT: Online Training - Introduction to Gradle Build Tool - EMEA

May 25, 9 am - 11:30 am PT: Online Training - Introduction to DPE Workshop 

May 30, 9 am - 10 am PT: Online Training - Managing Test Failures & Flakiness with Gradle Enterprise 

May 31, 9 am - 12 pm PT: Online Training - Maven Build Cache Deep Dive

Visit our website for the complete schedule of upcoming training and industry events.