September 3 / In-person day
Kill All Mutants! (Intro to Mutation Testing)
Would your tests all still pass if the tested code was changed? If so, you may have test gaps, ineffective code, or both! Mutation Testing reveals these cases. This talk will tell you all about it.
Dave Aronson is a software development consultant with 37 years of experience. He is the T. Rex of Codosaurus, LLC (his one-person company, which explains how he can get such a cool title) near Washington, DC, USA. In his spare time, he brews mead.
The Genesis of a Universal Video Transcoder
This is a story which starts with screen capturing, continues with automation of UI processes and finally evolves in the art of extreme reverse engineering by the means of deep dive into hex code.
By Blagoj Jovanov:
Blagoj is working as a Senior Software Engineer at Swiss software company Netcetera. He started as a fullstack developer (Spring Boot + Angular). Currently he is Lead Dev of a SAFe team consisting of 10+ people working in challenging environment.
Why are you making your own programming language?
I will be trying to convince you, that making a programming language is not a complete stupid idea and how to do that without hurting everyone.
I like to describe myself as anti floating point, also I'm currently on the team Taylor Swift + programming languages.
Writing a Game Boy compiler in Forth
Why read the manual if you can reverse-engineer a ROM instead? This talk shows how you can use Forth to learn about retro hardware with an incremental approach.
Tijn is a software engineer at Reaktor. He mainly writes TypeScript during the day, and likes to tinker around with esoteric compilers after office hours.
I'm a Barcelona based software engineer. Trying to make cute software with Reason and OCaml. I co-host EmelleTV a streaming show talking about these languages. I currently work at Ahrefs, building styled-ppx.
Weird Machines: Exploiting Turing-Completeness
There are tiny machines everywhere in your computer, in your motherboard, your network stack, even your fonts. We'll be learning how to make them do our bidding - for fun, of course!
By Pedro Castilho:
Pedro Castilho (@coproduto) is a Brazilian software developer. He spends most of his time either working at @appcumbuca, writing Elixir code or thinking about little computers running quietly inside your fonts.
September 10 / Online day
Klonoa in Sonic 1
I am working on a Sonic 1 ROM hack where I attempt to replicate Klonoa's gameplay mechanics in place of Sonic's
By Barak Shahino:
I'm a big fan of different Medias and a big Sonic The Hedgehog fan. I have interest in drawing and programming and just recently finished a course in Software QA.
Nyxt: The Internet on your terms
Nyxt browser has features that allow you to quickly analyze, navigate, and extract information from the web. Plus, Nyxt is fully hackable - all of its source code can be introspected, modified, and tweaked.
By Pierre Neidhardt:
Atlas is an independent software engineering firm based in Chicago and Paris. Our technological expertise is focused on Common Lisp. Pierre is a partner of Atlas Engineer.
My Blog is Hilariously Overengineered to the Point People Think it's a Static Site
Dynamic webapps don't have to be slow. In this talk I will break out how I overengineered my blog with Rust to the point that people think it's a static site.
Xe Iaso is the archmage of infrastructure at Tailscale. Xe writes a lot about tech, philosophy and original short stories. Xe likes chaotic good computing and can usually be seen to be up to no good on Twitch.
Finding and creating gambiarras with python ASTs
Let's talk about how PyASTrX can find messy stuff in your codebase, then discuss a chaotic approach using metaprogramming with ASTs to create new behaviors in the sklearn pipelines
I'm passionate about how we can use computers and math to solve real and abstract problems. I've experience developing open-software projects and community management. Today I work at @idwall_co and pursuing my Ph.D. in graphs(ML) and survey analysis.
Network Technocracy: A Tale of Monitoring, Spoofing, Intercepting and Social Engineering
Forced to use a SOHO router he was given no permission to manage, Rodrigo Laneth embarks on a journey to regain control over his personal network segment.
Laneth dedicates most of his time to the projects of Miralium, his own micro-sized cybersecurity company. Likes anime, network protocols and typography. Likes flight simulators too, but is wary of actual flight. Dislikes developing web apps with React
A One Woman Show of Migrating an Entire R&D SCM From Bitbucket Cloud to a Self-Hosted GitLab
I'll share my journey of migrating an entire R&D's codebase from BitBucket to GitLab on my own. you'll gain takeaways you could adopt for your projects!
Hila Fish is a Senior DevOps Engineer at Wix. She believes the DevOps culture is what drives a company to perform in its best, and carries the vision to enhance and stabilize the business by taking care of its infrastructure.
Resurrecting ancient routers for fun and necessity
In this talk, we will discuss some tricks and "gambiarras" that are still viable in order to extend the lifecycle of firmwares for routers with 4 to 8 MB of flash space and 32 to 64 MB of RAM.
By Fernão Vellozo:
History teacher who became a sysadmin. GNU/Linux user since 1999, specialist in all sorts of gambiarras and an enthusiast of free software and other non-liberticide technologies.
Building a serverless PHP Laravel application using Laravel Vapor
Codotto aims to be a platform for IT communities where they organize meetups. We'll cover how we built a serverless application that can handle millions of requests per minute
By Bruno Francisco:
My name is Bruno. I have worked 6 years as a Software Engineer in multiple companies and now I'm focusing on building solutions that are scalable and secure. Currently I'm interested in PHP (Laravel) and JS/TS (Vue)
Reverse Engineering Satellite Communication
How I reverse engineered the GOES Satellite Protocol to receive a few images.
By Lucas Teske:
“I play, hack stuff, create and destroy stuff. Check it out to see live hacks! Or destroying my computer (it happens). I'm also the creator of OpenSatelliteProject and SegDSP!〞