Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday July 10 will be "Software Craftsmanship", with Kev McCabe.
TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)
CFML has been around for over 18 years. However, many projects are still failing. A pile of code no one understands and everyone is scared to touch. Developers are still seen and treated as resources and companies are still outsourcing software development to cheaper places, disregarding software quality. So, what developers can do about that? How can we turn this situation around? In this talk we will be discussing what Software Craftsmanship is and how it addresses these problems. Are we really professional software developers? Do we act like professionals? Come along if you are interested to know what is to be a real software craftsman.
MEETING URL: http://experts.adobeconnect.com/cfmeetup/
DURATION: Approx. 1 hour, plus time for questions
RECORDING: All meetings are recorded. The URL will be posted after meeting at recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker)
Kev has worked with large corporations in the Finance, Media and E-commerce spaces. He’s currently the Solutions Architect & Coach for General Electric; he has had an Interest in all things Agile since 2002, mainly XP, but of late Scrum & Kanban having become a Certified Scrum Master in 2012 and Accredited Kanban Practitioner in 2013. Kev started with ColdFusion in 1996 version 2 when it came free with O’Reily’s WebSite Professional. Kev is an Adobe Community Professional and runs the London CFML & Web Community. He maintains a blog @ bigmadkev.com and is active on twitter at: @bigmadkev
WHEN: Thurs. Jul 10, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-4)
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