Mash is a pragmatic software craftsman always looking to improve his software creation skills and helping others do the same.
He firmly believes that a well-rounded software craftsman must have a keen interest in all aspects of software creation, including; process, people, technology, user experience, development, operation, maintenance, and social impact. He relishes the daily challenges that Codurance brings to him–stretching his existing knowledge and expertise allowing him to constantly grow as a professional.
Talks I've Given
Panel Discussion - Present and Future of Extreme Programming
Featuring Michael C. Feathers, Mashooq Badar, Rachel Davies and Steve Freeman
The panel will discuss the current state of XP, modern XP practices, and the challenges of bringing XP to organisations.
Lightning Talk - TDD with Clojure Spec
Featuring Mashooq Badar
In this lightning talk, Mashooq will discuss how Clojure Spec is a great addition to your TDD workflow. He will discuss how it helps narrow the scope for testing and simplifies the production code. Mashooq will also demonstrate it’s use through the Mars Rover Kata.clojure