I really enjoyed the CodeCraftConf last Friday. Well done to the organisers for a great set of discussions. A very different style of conference, and a refreshing change from the lecture-based conferences. A lot of good discussions, and I just wanted to throw some thoughts down whilst it’s still fresh in my head. technical lead … More Thoughts about @codecraftuk conference
I had a great time at the CodeCraftConf, and I’ll be writing up my thoughts on the other sessions shortly, but for the benefit of those who attended the technical leadership session and those who were interested in the questions, I made a few notes on each question to reflect suggestions, and discussion points that … More Technical Leadership at @codecraftuk follow up
I had a great time at DDD Scotland, so many thanks again to the organisers and everyone who came. As promised, here are the slides for my talk : “HTML5 : The language of the cloud?” in HTML5 format. The talk was given in Firefox 3.6 with the MiniMap (geoDiscovery) and Tails Export (microformat) extensions. … More HTML5 : The language of the cloud
As a final sign-off on my talk, before it’s released fully to the world, I wanted to discuss the feedback I got and direct people to other thoughts on TDD. It’s all in the interests of openness, so feel free to add any further comments. First of all, I would like to say that my … More DDDS2 : TDD? I Don’t Have Time round-up
The final cut of my “TDD? I don’t have time” presentation and code is available … More DDD Scotland roundup : TDD talk available for download
OK. Slides are written, code is prepared. Laptop is charged up. Hopefully I’m ready for tomorrow. The final cut of the presentation is quite different from the one linked in my last post. I hope to be able to get it up for sharing on Google Docs, but it is available via the ScotAlt.Net code … More Developer Day Scotland 2 is tomorrow
An update for anyone following this. I’ve decided to refactor the talk linked to from my last post. I’ve created three sections to try and create a better flow and justification. The first act sells the idea of testing itself. The second act looks at the test-first approach, and the final act looks at Test-Driven … More Developer Day Scotland : Talk refactoring
Just heard about next year’s Developer Day Scotland 2 event in Glasgow. I may be attending, and I might think about giving a talk. Possibly IronPython, possibly Alt.Net. I’d be interested to hear any of your talks to, so pop over and have a look.