116-120 Goswell Road
The Codeless Koan - Presented by Martijn Verburg (Approx. 45/50 mins)
The Diabolical Developer will present an illustrated collection of fables concerning the Art and Philosophy of software development, written in the spirit of Zen kōans. Some of the sample Koans include:
* The 1000 words
* The Palace of Infinite Pain
* Roses are Red
This talk will be presented with slides and maybe live coding.
Who should attend:
Martijn Verburg is the co-founder & CEO of jClarity - a Java/JVM performance tools company. He is the co-leader for the LJC, from which he runs the global Adopt OpenJDK and Adopt a JSR programmes, two open source projects (PCGen and Ikasan EIP), and is a bartender at the Javaranch. You can also find him answering thorny questions at the Programmers StackExchange.
He's a regular speaker at conferences (FOSDEM, JavaOne, OSCON, Devoxx etc) and is the co-author of "The Well-Grounded Java Developer" (Manning publications).
Martijn was recently selected a Java Champion in recognition for his contribution to the Java ecosystem There are rumors that he might be the infamous Diabolical Developer, but that's clearly just a lie.
18:15: Doors open
18:30: Lightning talks from members of the LJC
18:45: Main presentation - "The Codeless Koan"
19:45/20:00: Networking and informal discussion at: The Old Ivy House Pub, 166 Goswell Road EC1V 7DT www.oldivyhouse.co.uk
Nearest tube: Barbican
Nearest Coffee Shop: Sun Coffee Shop, 55-63 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN for if you arrive early
Event organised by the awesome folk at RecWorks - check out the blog here: http://blog.recworks.co.uk/
*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link: https://www.skillsmatter.com/meetups/6510-the-codeless-koan
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