GOTO Amsterdam 2024

Wednesday Jun 12
15:40 –

Navigating Backstage: A Year in Developer Life

In today's rapidly evolving landscape of software development, the role of developer portals has become indispensable. This presentation delves into the experiences of developers over the course of a year, exploring the transformative impact of Backstage developer portal on their workflows, collaboration, and overall productivity.

Backstage, an open-source framework developed by Spotify, has revolutionized how developers interact with tools, services, and knowledge repositories within their organizations. Through a comprehensive exploration of real-world scenarios, this talk offers insights into the daily challenges faced by developers and how Backstage empowers them to overcome these hurdles.

From streamlined onboarding processes to simplified access to internal services and documentation, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the multifaceted benefits that Backstage brings to developer teams. Moreover, we'll discuss best practices for leveraging Backstage to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement. Join me as I tell a story through the eyes of developers navigating the intricate landscapes of modern software development, and discover how Backstage serves them and influences their experience.

Key topic covered:

  • Onboarding and Integration
  • Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing
  • Efficiency and Productivity
  • Customization and Extensibility
  • Evolution and Future Trends