Thanks for an awesome event!

Ruby Unconf Hamburg 2018 happened on 5th and 6th of May 2018.

200 participants, 20 talks, 8 lightning talks and 1 workshop, all given by community members. It was a blast to host such a nice conference.

Videos & Photos

The recordings of the talks are available on Youtube: Ruby Unconf Youtube Channel and some photos can be found in this shared album: Ruby Unconf Photos.

Family Photo

family photo


Day 1, Sat, 5th May 2018

emacs vim 1st floor
08:30 - 09:30 Registration & Breakfast
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome
09:45 - 11:00 Proposals & Voting
11:15 - 11:45 Keynote by Aaron Patterson
12:00 - 12:30 Background Jobs at Scale
Kerstin Puschke
Building Confidence on a Docker Devbox
13:00 - 13:30 The (even longer) Road from Capistrano to Kubernetes
Tobias Schwab
The Importance of Cross Cultural Competency when Speaking with a Candidate
Julia Hurrelmann
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:00 Ruby is Full of Suprises
Jan Lelis
Understanding Unix Pipes with Ruby
Sergio Gil Pérez de la Manga
15:15 - 15:45 RabbitMQ to the Rescue
Andreas Finger
Cultural Bias in UX Design
Gerrit Bruno Blöss
15:45 - 16:30 Coffee & Cake
16:30 - 17:00 Property Testing
Ana Maria Martinez Gomez
Updating Dependencies sucks, so let's do that more often
Workshop: Getting your feet wet with elm
17:15 - 17:45 preconnect, prefetch, preload, pre-what? How to speed up websites with Resource hints
Robin Drexler
Cached Rest Models
17:45 - 18:00 Family Photo
20:00 Party at Bidges and Sons

Day 2, Sun, 6th May 2018

emacs vim 1st floor
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
10:00 - 11:30 Votings
11:30 - 12:00 A MP3 player for very small, small and big kids
petra "Yeah, I'll commit that later"
Stefan Exner"
12:15 - 12:45 It looks like ruby, but it doesn't Quack!
Ole Michaelis
Seeding in a microservice architecture
Darius Murawski
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:15 The basic income experience
UX Sketching 101
14:30 - 15:00 The Crystal Language from ~scratch~ ruby
Sérgio Gil
Find a bar with the power of PostGIS
Patryk Pastewski
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee & Cake
15:30 - 16:15 Lightning Talks
16:15 - 16:30 Closing


Presenter Title  
Christoph A MP3 player for very small, small and big kids Download
Ana Maria Martinez Gomez Open Source Download
Ana Maria Martinez Gomez Property Testing Download
Darius Murawski Seeding in a microservice architecture Download
Amr Abdelwahab The question of privilege Link -


2018 was hosted by the

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Design, Media and Information
Finkenau 35
22081 Hamburg



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