How to do dependency management right: know thy neighbours

by Brian Vermeer

DevOps English

We all love scaffolders. Creating a brand new app with all the latest versions of the libraries we need to get going, enabling us to build awesome applications quickly. But after creating our initial application who is responsible for the dependency management and what happens over time when new features get added. How can we make sure this large proportion of your application gets the attention needed to ensure we keep a secure and functional application. In this session, we look at how to build a proper dependency management strategy. And what are the consequences of not being on top of this

Brian Vermeer
Developer Advocate, Snyk

Developer Advocate for Snyk, Java Champion, and Software Engineer with over a decade of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining software. He is passionate about Java, (Pure) Functional Programming and Cybersecurity. Brian is a JUG leader for the Virtual JUG and the NLJUG. He also co-leads the DevSecCon community and is a community manager for Foojay. He is a regular international speaker on mostly Java-related conferences like JavaOne, Devnexus, Devoxx, Jfokus, JavaZone and many more. Besides all that, Brian is a military reserve for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and a Taekwondo Mast