Top 10 Events for Software Developers

Whether you are a constant learner or you just want to be up-to-date with technologies such as:

  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Big data analytics
  • Mobile
  • Security
  • Cloud computing
  • DevOps
  • Containers
  • Virtualization
  • Software-defined computing
  • Programming languages

We have gathered a list of the top 10 vendor-specific and independent events where you can check out the latest trends and collaborate with others in the industry.


1. DevNexus

FEBRUARY 21 – 23, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Promoted as “the professional developer’s conference,” DevNexus connects developers from all over the world, provides affordable education, and encourages Open Source values.


2. PyCon 2017

May 8 – 17, 2018 | Cleveland, OH

PyCon is the most significant annual gathering of the Python community. Is devoted to diversity and affordability. Tutorials and sprints are always central to the fun, as well as the  “lightning talks” and poster sessions.

3. I/O 2018

MAY 8 – 10, 2018 | Mountain View, CA

Google I/O (simply I/O) is an annual developer conference held by Google in California. I/O brings together developers from around the globe for an immersive experience focused on exploring the next generation of tech. It also showcases technical sessions aimed to build web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open sources such as Android, Chrome and Chrome OS, APIs, Google Web Toolkit, App Engine, and more.


4. Velocity

JUNE 11-14, 2018 | San José, CA

Velocity is a conference that provides a comprehensive look at the tools, technologies, and insights needed to make complex distributed systems fast, durable, and secure. If you want to learn how to build and manage large, complex, unpredictable systems, make plans to join the O’Reilly Velocity Conference next June. 

5. VMworld 2018 US

AUGUST 26 – 30, 2018 | LAS VEGAS, TX

VMworld is VMware’s premier thought leadership and education destination for cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology professionals. In only five days, you will learn new skills, hear expert insights and gain the tools to enable business success.


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6. TechCrunch Disrupt SF

SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

At Disrupt SF, you’ll be able to find programming across four stages, interactive workshops, networking, and companies featured in Startup Alley from all aspects of tech but focused in on these twelve category tracks:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented/Virtual Reality
  • Blockchain
  • BioTech
  • FinTech
  • HealthTech
  • Investor Topics
  • Justice/Diversity
  • Mobility
  • Privacy/Security
  • Robotics
  • Space


8. Dreamforce

SEPTEMBER 25 – 28, 2018 | San Francisco, CA.

Not just your average tech event, the Dreamforce Developer Zone claims to be the largest gathering of cloud devs anywhere, bringing 25,000 people together for technical sessions for all skill levels.


9. Node.js Interactive US

OCTOBER 10 – 12, 2018 | Vancouver, Canada

At JS Interactive, attendees collaborate face-to-face, network, and learn how to better their skills with JS in serverless, IoT, backend, and frontend. The program will cover a broad spectrum of the JavaScript ecosystem including Node.js, frameworks, best practices and stories from successful end-users. If you are interested in learning more about Node.js and its main characteristics, take a look at this blog post that explains it all. 

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10. JavaOne

OCTOBER 22-25, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

JavaOne is an annual conference organized by Oracle Corporation to address Java technologies, primarily among Java developers. Technical sessions on a variety of topics are held during the day.

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