Software Development Conferences you Don't Want to Miss in 2018

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Software development conferences offer the ideal opportunity for developers to sharpen their skills, look for new jobs, network or develop ways to implement DevOps in their organization. So what conferences are you headed to in 2018?

Here we’ve put together a list of the top software development conferences that you don’t want to miss in 2018.


When: May 2018

Where: New York, NY

How much: $99 - $299

First up in 2018 is Codeland, a welcoming and pocket-friendly conference specifically designed to welcome newbies to coding. Codeland is ran by CodeNewbie, the most supportive community for developers learning to code. They also run a podcast, Twitter account, and other events throughout the year, check them out if you’re new to the coding scene.

Node Summit

When: July 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

How much: To be determined

Node.js junkie? Node Summit is the largest conference in the world focused specifically on Node.js. Node.js is used to build network applications that can be scaled to user needs, and npm, Node.js’s package ecosystem, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world. Put Node Summit on your list if you want to mingle with some of the best Node.js engineers in the world and other leading industry experts from Google, Twitter, and Microsoft to help you build your scalable network applications.


When: Summer 2018

Where: New York, NY

How much: $249 - $945

Kicking off the summer is a big conference – DeveloperWeek sees over 3000 developers, DevOps experts, and other pros come through the doors to network, learn and share ideas to make development better. There’s truly something for every developer at every point of their career at DeveloperWeek, so make sure you don’t miss out on this one – book early to avoid disappointment!


When: Summer 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

How much: To Be Determined

This is a new conference being offered by GitHub this year. This conference will be focused on Electron, a framework which GitHub calls ‘the easiest for building cross-platform desktops apps.’ This is popular for developers, as many businesses are looking to build these kinds of apps. With hands-on workshops, sessions, art installations, and local vendors offering educational and inspirational experiences, ElectronConf is going to be an exciting time for developers working with Electron.

GitHub Universe

When: October 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

How much: $299 - $499

Set in an old, industrial warehouse at Pier 70, GitHub Universe allows attendees to naturally flow through the more open conference space experiencing all the products, services, installations and vendors on offer. Content is broken down by tags to help you identify what installations and attractions will best suit you. With something of value for all attendees, along with awesome food and drinks, so you’ll want to keep hanging out in this exciting conference space, and learning even more.

DevOps Enterprise Summit

When: November 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

How much: $1250 - $2150

Serving the cream of the crop of the DevOps world, DevOps Enterprise Summit is designed for the leaders of large, complex organizations who are aiming to implement DevOps practices and principles in their businesses. Leaders walk away able to develop software faster and more effectively, by learning how to implement widespread architectural and technological changes. With both keynotes and panels, as well as breakouts, Q&A’s and Networking, the learning happens on every level to help cultivate deep and effective knowledge and skills.

Related Content: How DevOps Can Change Your Development Process for Good

AWS re: Invent

When: November 2018

Where: Las Vegas, NV

How much: $1799

This epic conference is hosted by Amazon Web Services, built as a learning conference for global cloud computing developers. 30,000+ developers, systems admins, systems architects, and technical experts attend – so this conference is unlike any other. The conference is so huge; you can’t participate in every session. But you can book a seat at the sessions early, so get in quick to reserve your place. You can also tune in remotely to stay on track even if you can’t make the conference in person. But attending provides those valuable networking opportunities, and with so many attendees, there’s also more opportunity to make some excellent connections.



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