Kevlin Henney addresses the motivation, implications, pros and cons of a craftsmanship view of software development, as well as touching on other metaphors and their implied practices.
Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant, trainer and writer based in the UK. His development interests are in patterns, programming, practice and process. He has been a columnist for many magazines and web sites and is co-author of A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages, two volumes in the Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture series.
The inaugural Agile Singapore Conference was themed around Producing Software, Professionally. Speakers included Jim McCarthy, David Hussman, Kent Beck, Tom Gilb, Kevlin Henney and Bas Vodde who hosted some of the 26 talks and workshops during the two day event.