This is a recap of open source activities and development at Zalando in the month of June
Kopf - Kubernetes Operator Pythonic Framework now supports built-in resources and can be used to write controllers of any kind (pods, namespaces, mixed), not only of custom resources. Check out the latest release for more details https://github.com/zalando-incubator/kopf/releases
Skipper publishes new releases weekly. Some of the important features were implemented such as support to proxy Kubernetes API server and support Kubernetes externalName services from ingress.
Kubernetes Ingress Controller for AWS added dualstack and ssl-policy support in its last release. The controller helps to configure AWS application load balancers according to Kubernetes Ingress resources.
Foster diversity and inclusion in tech
Zalando hosted the launch event of Persian Women In Tech Berlin. This is the first event of the new Berlin chapter of the international organization of Persian Women in Tech. Shery Brauner, spoke about her career path from Iran to Germany, daring to take risks and now leading an engineering team at Zalando.
Learn more about Zalando’s initiatives around diversity and inclusion topics here: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/diversity
Zalando Around The World
Meet and connect with Zalando representatives at tech events around the world:
OpenExpo Europe, Madrid, Jun 20: Hong Phuc Dang, InnerSource manager, shared how Zalando applies open source practices internally, tools and processes that we use to foster alignment and collaboration within the company. View Hong’s slides
Public Zalando Tech Presentations Repository is a compiled list of public talks by Zalando employees including meetup presentations, recorded conference talks, slides, etc. We try to keep the list up-to-date. Do check it out!