Behavior-Driven Development is not just a buzz word in Kansas City. Come hear about how this technique has been applied in real-life applications right here in the KC area. Writing JUnit tests may be part of your everyday life already, but find out how using a more descriptive language and an open-source tool like Cucumber can enhance the quality and maintainability of your Java applications.
About the Speaker:
Keith Shakib has been a principal consultant in Kansas City since 2000 and has been with Keyhole Software since 2011. He came to the Kansas City area from Cary, North Carolina in 2000 after a 14 year stint at IBM where he worked in various roles including developer, product planner, manager, and architect. Projects at IBM included Information Management, C++ Class Libraries, VisualAge for Java, and the early stages of Eclipse. While consulting here in K.C. he has work worked with many different clients including Sprint, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), Argus, USDA, and currently YRC Freight. Keith is passionate about helping clients write extensible, maintainable, feature-rich applications in a highly collaborative, agile development environment. Outside of work Keith enjoys the NFL and MLB as well as coaching his 11-year old son's baseball team.
5:30 - 6:30 Food and social hour
6:30 - 6:35 Java and group news
6:35- 7:30 Main presentation
After meetup - Happy hour at Top Golf