Fresh off of the European tour of “So you think you can code” *, we bring you the hit sensation, 10 Practices Every Developer Needs to Start Right Now. Recently, off Broadway you are not only going to learn something new, you are going to have a fun time learning it! (Seriously, Caleb recently gave this talk at the Microsoft office in New York? right off Broadway) Yes friends, this is the talk that kicked off a controversy at the Dallas Tech Fest (http://developingux.com/dallastechfest2010), read the blog, see the slides.. then come see and learn for yourself!
Based on years of consulting, and working with some of the largest (and smallest) software companies in the world.. these are the 10 practices that if you started doing today, would drastically improve the quality and delivery of your software! Also, be sure to hang around afterwards in the Open Spaces area.. Caleb will be around to discuss any of the areas from his talk in more detail. It?s going to be great time!
Topics hit on: Object Oriented Principals, SOLID Coding, Security Concerns, Software Patterns, Automated Testing, Source Control – Branching and Merging Strategies, Continuous Integration, Agile | Scrum | XP | Lean, Team Dynamics, Continually Learning
* Caleb was never in Europe, but it’s still going to be a great session!
Caleb Jenkins is a Principal Agile Coach with Sabre Airline Solutions and former Senior Architect with the Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. Sabre is a global leader in the travel industry with over 90k employees worldwide, developer teams that span the globe; connecting people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities.
As a long time community leader, former Microsoft Developer Evangelist, founder and principal mentor at Proaction Mentors, Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. As a developer, architect and coach Caleb has helped to design and implement enterprise solutions for some of the largest companies in the world; Travelocity/IgoUgo, Six Flags, Countrywide Mortgage, American Airlines, Sabre, CGI-AMS, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group and Sunoco Inc. to name a few.
You may also recognize Caleb from his previous work with Improving Enterprises, or from his work as an active national speaker for the International .NET Association (INETA), a Microsoft MVP for ASP.NET , a Certified Scrum Master. He’s worked as a technical editor and author for Wrox Press, and has been a featured presenter on xTrain and Adobe.TV. Caleb is also the host, cameraman and editor for CommunityCast TV
He lives in the Dallas area where he continues to date his beautiful wife and busy himself playing Candy Land, Xbox 360 with his four incredible children. Occasionally he writes curriculum, speak at conferences, and write code for silly things like Twitter applications. Eventually he’ll post some of the gazillion interviews that he’s recorded on CommunityCast TV or blog more at http://developingUX.com
AgileDotNet Houston (http://www.agiledotnet.com/houston-2011/)
Improving Enterprises (http://www.improvingenterprises.com/)