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The Rationale for Continuous Delivery (The culture and practice of good software development)

Posted by Dave Farley  on  May 05, 2015

Dave Farley discusses the problems raised by inefficient processes creating poor quality output, too late to capitalise on the expected business value, and proposes solutions to them.


Naming Things

Posted by Ian Barber  on  Apr 24, 2015

Ian Barber discusses the importance of behavior, domains and clarity of the names used when writing software or building systems.


Reducing External Risk

Posted by Donald Belcham  on  Apr 22, 2015

Donald Belcham presents design patterns and development concepts that protects one’s code from external systems that may change in uncontrollable ways.


Groovy and Grails Puzzlers - As Usual - Traps, Pitfalls, and End Cases

Posted by Baruch Sadogursky,Fred Simon  on  Apr 16, 2015

Baruch Sadogursky and Fred Simon discuss the Groovy version of the epic Java Puzzlers.


Treat Your Code as a Crime Scene

Posted by Adam Tornhill  on  Apr 11, 2015

Adam Tornhill teaches how to predict bugs, detect architectural decay and find the code that is most expensive to maintain, how to evaluate knowledge drain in a codebase, and much more.



Posted by Chad Fowler  on  Mar 26, 2015

Chad Fowler attempts to convince people that keeping things "tiny" –small iterations, small methods, small teams - is the best thing one can do for himself and his team.


Integrating UX – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Posted by Ellie Kenwood  on  Feb 27, 2015

Ellie Kenwood discusses some of the challenges of integrating user experience into an Agile delivery model, including a case study.


The Road Less Travelled

Posted by Mike Atherton  on  Feb 12, 2015

Mike Atherton keynotes on aligning work with values to get most benefits from it, to be proud of the results and to make a difference.


Workflows of Refactoring

Posted by Martin Fowler  on  Dec 09, 2014 1

Martin Fowler keynotes on the need for refactoring and different ways to approach it. You can view here part 2 of this presentation:


Property-based Testing for Better Code

Posted by Jessica Kerr  on  Oct 19, 2014 1

Jessica Kerr shows the charm of autogenerated test data, the beauty of expressing only what matters, and the challenge of stating what you need without repeating the code under test using ScalaCheck.


Enterprise JavaScript Architectures–With Some Vanilla Topping

Posted by Adam Rocska  on  Aug 12, 2014

Adam Rocska discusses how to approach an enterprise web front-end architecture, including quality assurance, code documentation, deployment, architectural planning and task delegation.


Using BladeRunnerJS

Posted by Phil Leggetter  on  Aug 01, 2014

In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Caplin Systems, Phil Leggetter discusses concepts for writing structured and maintainable code for single-page web applications with HTML5 and BladeRunnerJS.

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