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SkillsCast

What I Talk About When I Talk About Coding

10th January 2017 in London at CodeNode

This SkillsCast was filmed at What I Talk About When I Talk About Coding

Robert Hardy will talk about some of the issues, ideas and personal intuitions that influence his approach to coding and his choices of tools. Interested in learning more about utilising quants? Join Full Stack Quants for this month's meetup!

This month, we'll be looking at:

• Using shell scripts.

• How much TDD and when?

• How do you do exploratory data analysis but still keep your work reproducible?

• Why Vim? Why no IDE?

• A Git workflow that really helps.

• Preparing for deployment.

• Some thoughts on documentation.

• What does a functional language look like?

• What next after Python?

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Coding

Robert Hardy

Robert Hardy is a full stack quant, with over 12 years of experience in the front office teams of major financial institutions. He has built professional portfolio management systems entirely from open source components. He experienced an epiphany when he was introduced to TDD, pair programming and Agile methods. Robert talks and blogs on topics related to software and mathematics, and with his diploma in painting and ceramics in hand he claims to even have some level of expertise in the Fine Arts.