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Extreme Readable Acceptance Tests
Featuring Alex Fernandez
Description: Following Paul’s and Alex’s LSCC #14 talks about ATDD and readability, I would like to share my view of common problems of ATDD application in large projects and how can be minimized using tools that push your code readability to the limit.atdd
Starting from clean slate at EncycloKidia
Featuring Zahir Koradia
Zahir Koradia started as the CTO and the sole tech employee at EncycloKidia in January 2015. He had the rare opportunity to build a web app from scratch. In this talk he will share his experience of and approach to chosing technologies to build out EncycloKidia's web app. The talk will...
"Can we submit yet?"
Featuring Paul Stringer
In a world of sophisticated and complex mobile Apps, business fortunes are increasingly dependant on App software. How do we get Apps right early, and keep them working as intended?
Acceptance Testing is an essential part of the software development process but often misunderstood. By revisiting...
LSCC Talks #13 with Kevlin Henney: SOLID Deconstruction
Featuring Kevlin Henney
The SOLID principles are often presented as being core to good code design practice. Each of S, O, L, I and D do not, however, necessarily mean what programmers expect they mean or are taught. By understanding this range of beliefs we can learn more about practices for objects, components and...software-craftsmanship solid-principles agile-project-management object-oriented-design
30,000,000+ songs! Explore your favourite music with Spotify's JSON Web API, MVC5, Dapper and OAuth2
Featuring Dave Mateer
Challenge: "While coding at work I want to listen to great songs and albums that I know" - This live MVC5 site shows the most influential, seminal albums and great songs of different musical era's. Explore the lists, preview songs (without a Spotify account). Select what you like,...json mvc-5 dapper .net
Migrating to continuous delivery in the world of financial trading
Featuring David Genn
In 2013, IG Group started to move towards a continuous delivery model. This allowed them to break away from an ever increasing monthly software release and to enable higher quality and stability by releasing small change sets into production more frequently.continuous-delivery microservices
Taking back BDD
Featuring Konstantin Kudryashov
Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and Domain Driven Design (DDD) seen a great growth in adoption in recent years. We are all creating new practices and tools that try and bring these two very important modern methodologies together. What if we have it backwards and they were actually together...software-craftsmanship bdd ddd