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Software Craftsmanship, Beyond The Hype



Corey Haines focuses his presentation on two elements of the craftsmanship manifesto: well-crafted software and a community of professionals. He believes that craftsmanship means forming quality software developers who choose their own practices and use them, starting as apprentices, becoming journeymen, and ending coding katas.


Corey Haines, after working with MS technologies for more than 10 years and joining a small startup doing Ruby on Rails, started a one year journey through the Midwest and East on a pair-programming tour, focusing on defining and expanding the message of the Software Craftsmanship movement. He is actively engaged in practicing XP, BDD and TDD, and collecting idea for a craftsmanship-based school.

About the conference

QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community.QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Oct 11, 2010