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Sharpening the Tools
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| by Dan North Follow 3 Followers on Sep 28, 2010 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Dan North advices programmers on how to advance from beginner to expert: practice the basics, learn from others, understand trends, share knowledge, maintain the toolbox, learn how to learn, and start all over again.


Dan North writes software and coaches teams in Agile and Lean methods, putting people first and writing simple. He believes that most problems that teams face are about communication, so he puts much emphasis on "getting the words right", and is passionate about BDD, communication and how people learn. He has been working in the IT industry since 1991, and he occasionally blogs at

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