Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Aug 7 will be a repeat of "Software Craftsmanship for CFML developers", with Kev McCabe. Because of technical difficulties, Kevin has kindly offered to repeat it.
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 can developers 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 code smith.
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 a Software Craftsmanship Mentor for General Electric; he has had an Interest in all things Agile since it all started, mainly eXtreme Programming, but of late Scrum & Kanban having become a Certified Scrum Master in 2012 and Accredited Kanban Practitioner in 2013. Kev started programming when he was 10 with an Amstrad CPC 464 in basic, then upgraded to a Wang i386 PC at 12. Kev is an Adobe Community Professional and runs the London CFML & Web Community. Kev’s passion today lies with Software Craftsmanship and Automated Testing. He maintains a blog @ bigmadkev.com and is active on twitter at: @bigmadkev
WHEN: Thurs. Aug 7, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-4)
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