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LSCC Talks - June 2017
Organised by London Software Craftsmanship Community
The meet up comprises of two talks from members of our community that have volunteered to share their knowledge with us. We will also feature two lightning talks from members of the community - these can be submitted in advance or proposed on the night.software-craftmanship
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Self-organisation: the natural solution
Featuring Marco Consolaro
Driving change via a feedback mechanism is a common pattern in every self organised system and in effect is very common in nature: any alive being (which is nothing more then a complex system) uses the same principles to adapt to its environment. Join this session to understand why iterative...
My five mantras to write better software
Featuring Raúl Ávila
We are reading code for the most part of our days. Surprisingly, when a new feature needs to be implemented we sometimes forget that our code will be read lots of times in the future (by us or someone else).
Dozens of books, articles, posts, etc have been written about improving our software....agile lscc software-craftsmanship
Featuring Dinis Cruz
Don't mock internal functions and methods, mock external dependencies. How to do that? This presentation will present a framework and practical example of creating Surrogate dependencies (think custom proxies, similar to WireMock). They are based on data collected from Integration tests to...software-craftsmanship security build-dependencies lscc
"Who's afraid of the big bad distributed wolf? - An overview of distributed systems for application developers"
Featuring Christo Fogelberg
Depending on who you talk to, distributed systems are either easy or hard, and they're either critically needed or totally irrelevant. The reality's a little bit more complex. In this overview, I'll describe the kinds of situations where distribution is needed and where it's not,...
21st Century Software Testing
Featuring David MacIver
In order to fix bugs you need to find them. In order to find bugs in software, you need to test it. Hypothesis is a modern software testing library that is here to help you out. You focus on the behaviour you want to test and let Hypothesis probe the boundary conditions of your software,...hypothesis java python testing lscc software-craftsmanship
15 Years of Standing Up for Software Development
Featuring Steve Hayes
Many software development teams have regular stand up meetings, but not all teams have good stand up experiences. This talk will briefly cover what a stand up meeting is, common things that go wrong, and changes you can make to improve your use of stand ups. If you're unhappy with your stand...software-development software-craftsmanship lscc
The Programmer's Role in a Teal Organisation
Featuring Alvaro Garcia
The talk will be about the Teal Organisation (a small example, a few characteristics), then explaining how the modern programmer can fit in this kind of organisation and how the fluid roles will affect daily activities.Teal agile software-craftsmanship lscc