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Modern software craftsmanship

Software craftsmanship began as a belief that our industry would work brilliantly if it was modelled on the medieval craft guilds of Europe. This metaphor proved popular enough that a community grew around it. As the community has grown, the meaning of software craftsmanship has evolved into something new. In this talk I look at the ways in which software craftsmanship has evolved and what it means to be a software crafter today.

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Modern
software
craftsmanship
DevNexus 2018
Daniel Irvine
daniel@conciselycrafted.com
@d_ir
Daniel IrvineModern software craftsmanship
You may already be a
software crafter without
even knowing it!
Daniel IrvineModern software craftsmanship
It’s not a methodology…
… although there is a lot of
method to it
Daniel IrvineModern software craftsmanship
It’s not about Test-Driven
Development…
… although we will discuss
Test-Driven Development
Daniel IrvineModern software craftsmanship
It’s not just fancy
consultancy…
… although it is an easy thing
to sell
Daniel IrvineModern software craftsmanship
It’s not art…
… it is a little bit

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