Rafał Leszko – Speaker interview

Rafał Leszko is a Java developer at Google. Trainer and speaker at international conferences (Devoxx Morocco, Voxxed Days Thessaloniki). In the past he worked in a number of companies and scientific organizations: CERN, AGH University, Luxoft and more. His roles varied from a team lead, trainer, PhD researcher to developer, but one thing remains unchanged: he loves to be as active as possible, looks for challenges and has a lot of creative ideas (he was the one to introduce the Luxoft Lunch & Learn initiative).

 

Talk: Mutation Testing

Workshop: Continuous Delivery: Jenkins, Docker and Spring Boot

 

Q. Tell us a bit about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests?

Beside programming, I love traveling and hiking. At the moment, I’m visiting Japan with my wife Maria and my small daughter Rose (4 months old). Last year I climbed Mont Blanc and Dufourspitze.

 

Q. Why did you select this topic for your session at Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca 2017? 

I’m very into the topic of code quality and everything related to Continuous Delivery. I published a book this year called “Continuous Delivery with Docker and Jenkins”.

 

Q. Who should attend your session? 

Developers and DevOps.

 

Q. What are the key things attendees will take away from your sessions? 

Mutation Testing – what it is and how to use it
Continuous Delivery – what it is and how to build a complete Continuous Delivery pipeline.

 

Q. Aside from speaking at Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca 2017, what is the year review look like for you?

As mentioned earlier, I was working the whole year on a book and it was finally published. I also spoke at a few conferences and gave a few workshops.

 

Q. What are your plans for the next year?

A lot of plans, start working on the next book, maybe move abroad for some time, prepare more talks and trainings. However, nothing defined yet.

 

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