Everyone asks us what are the best developer conferences. It’s subjective and the conferences come and go but here is our current list.
Nov 27-Dec 1, 30,000+ attendees.
The leading tech event in the world at the moment. Announcements from AWS define the cloud infrastructure and cloud services markets. Developer and IT training and certifications on day zero.
May 10-12, Seattle, 15,000+ attendees
Aimed towards software engineers and web developers using Windows, Windows Phone, Microsoft Azure and other Microsoft technologies.
May 17-19, Mountain View, 7,000 attendees.
The conference showcases technical in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open sources such as Android, Chrome and Chrome OS, APIs, Google Web Toolkit, and App Engine.
Nov 13-15, San Francisco, 1900 attendees
The event is for managers of large enterprise orgs that support DevOps best practices. DOES is frequently named the best DevOps conference.
Apr 17-20, Austin, 5,000 attendees
A multi-day conference completely focused on Docker, the leading open-source software system that helps automate Linux application deployment inside individual software containers. Docker is one the the most influential DevOps tools vendors.
May 22-24, Austin, 1,500 attendees
Chef is the leading infrastructure management platform. The conference discusses continuous delivery and automation of infrastructure.
Oct 10-12, San Francisco, 1,300 attendees
Puppet is an open-source software configuration management tool. It runs on Unix-like systems as well as on Microsoft Windows.
Aug 30-31 San Francisco, 1,300 attendees
The leading open source automation server.
June 19-22, San Jose, 2,000 attendees
This is an O’Reilly conference, so the quality of the content and attendees is higher than vendor conferences. It helps application developers, performance engineers, system architects, and other IT professionals stay up to date on the cloud, distributed systems, performance.
May 17-25, Portland, 3,000 attendees
An annual convention for the discussion and promotion of the Python programming language. Python is the fastest growing and possibly the most used programming language (surpassing Java).
Oct 1-5, San Francisco. 5,000 attendees
Concurrent with OOW.
May 16-17, SLC, 500 attendees
Dozens of DevOps Days conferences worldwide including 3 in North America 2017. These are smaller, ad hoc events organized by local leaders.
May 8-11, Austin. 1,000 attendees
Open source developer conference from publisher O’Reilly. Highly engaged and very smart attendees but they generally have no budget.
May 8-10, Orlando, 3,000 attendees
The conference focuses on professionals in cloud operations, IT operations management and IT service support. More of an IT conference than Dev conference.