YAML Considered Harmful

We have all become YAML engineers, because everybody loves it, right?! Sometimes it can also burn you pretty badly and this is what this talk is about.

We dive into some common errors people encounter when working with YAML. These seem to be commonly accepted, which might be a form of the Stockholm Syndrome. And we are also taking a quick look at alternative formats and what they do (not) have to offer. Will you still love your YAML files after this talk? Let’s see…



Emanuil Tolev

Emanuil is a Community Engineer with Elastic, the company behind the open source Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, APM, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash). He’s based in London. He used to be a freelance ...