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Software Naturalism - Embracing the Real Behind the Ideal
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| by Michael Feathers Follow 1 Followers on Feb 17, 2012 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco April 9-11, 2018. Join us!

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Michael Feathers analyzes real code bases concluding that code is not nearly as beautiful as designers aspire to, discussing the everyday decisions that alter the code bit by bit.

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Michael Feathers is a consultant with Object Mentor. He balances his time between working with, training and coaching various teams around the world. Publically, Michael developed Cppunit, the initial port of JUnit to C++, and FitCpp, a C++ port of the FIT integrated-test framework. Michael is also the author of the book 'Working Effectively with Legacy Code' (Prentice Hall 2004).

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