4 pages tagged with "yow"

Is readability always better?

September 30, 2022 - 421 words - 3 mins
At the recent YOW Perth conference, Andy Marks & Pam Rucinque of Thoughtworks presented a thought-provoking talk on "Reviving the art of software design". As part of the talk they had a selection of different-but-functionally-identical implementations of a pangram-checking function, a… read more

Mary & Tom Poppendieck - The Scaling Dilemma

November 28, 2014 - 295 words - 2 mins
I’ve been a fan of the Poppendiecks’ work on Lean Software Development for a while, so I was quick to sign up when I saw they were coming back to Perth as part of a YOW! Night. The talk was entitled ‘The Scaling Dilemma’, and covered issues encountered in scaling development teams beyond the popular… read more

YOW! West wrap-up

May 14, 2014 - 195 words - 1 mins
I had a great time at YOW! West over the last few days - highlights for me were the talks from Jeff Patton, Dave Thomas and the unsung Stew Gleadow. Slides for my talk are available for download here. I’ve also made the source code for the demo 'Wishlist' app available on bitbucket. During Dave’s ta… read more

YOW! West 2014

April 26, 2014 - 101 words - 1 mins
Just an update to let everyone know I’ll be presenting at the YOW! West conference that’s on 13th - 14th of May. I’ve wanted to attend the conference on the east coast for a number of years, but haven’t made it to one yet - hopefully our WA flavoured version will be as good (or better). My presentat… read more