[UPDATE 7/24/18 -- the YouTube live stream link is fixed! If you can't make it to Groupon HQ, you can stream the talk [see below])
Title: The SOLID Principles in 60 Minutes
Speaker: Chris Powers
You’ve heard about the SOLID principles before, but what are they really? Are they just academic ideals, or can they have real impact on your day-to-day code design? This talk is a primer for any developer who wants to improve the quality and structure of their code. We will walk through each of the five SOLID principles, identify their meaning and value, and walk through concrete examples to see the benefits they can bring to your code and your team. You will leave this talk being familiar with the principles, knowing the tell-tale signs of them being broken, and ready to fix them. Come join us and level up your code design!
Chris Powers has been leading software development teams for the last twelve years, and he loves sharing his passion for building teams and software with audiences nationwide. As a Clean Coders author, Chris is producing an educational video series entitled "Clean Code in the Browser". Chris is a Director of Engineering at Sprout Social and lives in the northern Chicago suburbs with his wife and two children. In his free time he enjoys drumming and tabletop gaming.
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