James Lewis tells the story of building a resource oriented, event driven system out of applications about 1000 lines long.
James Lewis is a Principle Consultant for ThoughtWorks based in the UK and a member of the ThoughtWorks Technical Advisory Board. Most recently he has been helping to introduce Agile at various blue chip companies: Investment Banks, Publishers and media organizations. Most recently, James has been spending his time helping ThoughtWorks' clients develop enterprise software as a coding architect.
Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.
Good tips, questionable results
My Tip 10: don't re-invent the wheel. Understand and apply best practices.
Nonetheless, I'd prefer to see more architecture- and design-oriented talks like this instead of the fluffy Agile stuff that is occupying infoq lately.
Re: Good tips, questionable results
What kind of wheel do you think they reinvented?