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Loosely Coupled Thoughts

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A collection of related ideas about software development picked up over the last couple of years of experience.

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Loosely Coupled Thoughts

  1. 1. Loosely Coupled Thoughts<br />Andrew Lenards<br />Feb. 12, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Andrew Lenards<br />iPlant Collaborative<br />S/W Eng on Core S/W team<br />University of Arizona<br />CS Grad, 2001<br />Reformed .NET developer<br />Former consultant, instructor, & technical trainer<br />Domain experience:<br />Motor Vehicle Domain<br />Phylogenetics / Bioinformatics (sort of) <br />
  3. 3. Andrew Lenards - Activities<br />Learning about:<br />Requirements, User Stories, etc. <br />S/W Design/Architecture, Patterns, SOA<br />Molecular Biology, Phylogenetics, Phyloinformatics, Genetics, and Genomics<br />Active in:<br />Tucson Java Users Group<br />Semi-active in:<br />Tucson Startup Drinks<br />Ubuntu Arizona Local Community / TFUG<br />
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  5. 5. What do you expectwhen you graduate? <br />
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  9. 9. The Myth of the Lone Developer <br />
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  11. 11. SRS -&gt; * -&gt; Code<br />(rarely talking to anyone else, if so only other devs)<br />
  12. 12. in-practice: lots of interaction w/ technical&non-technical people<br />
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  15. 15. Small team <br />
  16. 16. Varying backgrounds <br />
  17. 17. (brilliant co-workers)<br />
  18. 18. Diverse skill-sets <br />
  19. 19. What’d I get out of it?<br />
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  24. 24. “Lone” Developer, Meet your team:- PastYou-FutureMe<br />
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  26. 26. Systems grow & change in organic ways<br />(related topic: Entropy)<br />
  27. 27. Learned importance of unit testing <br />
  28. 28. “Safety net for refactoring”<br />
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  30. 30. Ruthless refactoringw/ extreme confidence <br />
  31. 31. Automation keepsyou & your team honest<br />(Continuous Integration)<br />
  32. 32. Broken Window Theory<br />(Pragmatic Programmer)<br />
  33. 33. Need an infectious attitude towardtesting…<br />
  34. 34. Robust software is well-tested software<br />
  35. 35. Good day for QA ==Bad day for Dev<br />
  36. 36. &quot;Testing is the engineering rigor of software development.&quot;<br />-- Neal Ford<br />
  37. 37. ExecutableDocumentation<br />
  38. 38. Testing affects your design<br />
  39. 39. TDD: Test-driven Development<br />
  40. 40. TDD: Test-driven Design<br />
  41. 41. Flexible design grows out of making code“testable”<br />
  42. 42. “Legacy Code”:any source w/o unit tests<br />
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  44. 44. … of the community, by the community,for the community <br />
  45. 45. Empowering the next generation of biologist<br />
  46. 46. Why?<br />
  47. 47. The world faces tough problems in the future<br />
  48. 48. Fuel/Energy<br />
  49. 49. Food<br />
  50. 50. Water Supply<br />
  51. 51. …<br />
  52. 52. Cyberinfrastructure<br />
  53. 53. “In scientific usage, cyberinfrastructure is a technological solution to the problem of efficiently connecting data, computers, and people with the goal of enabling derivation of novel scientific theories and knowledge.” <br />
  54. 54. Large systems designleads to diverse,interdisciplinary teams<br />
  55. 55. With the direction of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics… <br />
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  57. 57. Software Development as aCollaborative Game<br />
  58. 58. Soft skills are important<br />
  59. 59. Speaking in tongues is not allowed<br />
  60. 60. Working in pairs, not just forpair-programming ordebugging<br />
  61. 61. Impromptu design discussions <br />(they often include more than just technical folks)<br />
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  63. 63. Code for Science<br />
  64. 64. I wasn’t always interested in science/biology<br />
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  66. 66. Confused looks are commonplace for me<br />
  67. 67. YOU &gt; me<br />
  68. 68. Biology is an interesting domain<br />
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  70. 70. I know too much aboutAuto titling & international trucking fees<br />
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  76. 76. Going forward…<br />
  77. 77. Test, test, test<br />
  78. 78. If not test-first, test-very-soon-after<br />
  79. 79. Help a FOSS project(best place to start: testing)<br />[FOSS or F/OSS: Free or Open Source Software]<br />
  80. 80. Practice communicating<br />Join/start a FOSS project (as a group)<br />Writing / Blog / Whatever<br />Present@User Groups<br />Toastmasters?<br />UTA Program?<br />
  81. 81. Design<br />READ<br />Books, Blogs, Magazines, PublicationsAND other people’s code<br />Code<br />Make mistakes and learn from them<br />
  82. 82. Suggested Reading<br />Pragmatic Programmer<br />Andy Hunt & Dave Thomas<br />97 Things Every Programmer Should Know<br />Productive Programmer<br />Neal Ford<br />Read “Uncle Bob”<br />“The Humble Dialog Box”<br />Michael Feathers<br />
  83. 83. Learn a new programming languageevery year (or two)<br />
  84. 84. Groovy, Python, Ruby,Perl, Icon, Scala, Lisp, Self, Scheme, Smalltalk, SML, …<br />
  85. 85. Become familiar with popular FOSS projects… <br />
  86. 86. What’s Inversion of Control?Don’t know? Learn more about Spring or Guice<br />
  87. 87. Interested in biologyor computational biology? <br />
  88. 88. Fun Foundational Materials<br />The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology<br />The Stuff of Life: the Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA<br />Cartoon Guide to Genetics<br />The Manga Guide to Statistics <br />Cartoon Guide to Statistics<br />
  89. 89. Still interested? <br />
  90. 90. Really?!?<br />
  91. 91. More Materials<br />Lawrence Hunter<br />Introduction to Molecular Biology for Computer Scientists<br />http://compbio.uchsc.edu/Hunter/01-Hunter.pdf<br />The Processes of Life: An Introduction to Molecular Biology<br />A Computer Scientist’s Guide to Cell Biology<br />…<br />
  92. 92. Miscellaneous Info<br />Contact Info<br />lenards@iplantcollaborative.org<br />lenards@email.arizona.edu<br />Slides<br />Will be posted here:<br />http://www.slideshare.net/lenards<br />
  93. 93. Image Acknowledgements<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lenards/3955049100/<br />“Mad Scientist Photo” of Andrew by Alex Yelich<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/thatgrumguy/402041540/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/freya_gefn/2777209147/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/pkmousie/2652404430/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sklathill/479528238/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lorelei-ranveig/2294093649/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/roadsidepictures/389828793/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/graylight/72935997/<br />http://www2.genome.arizona.edu/images/bio5bldg.jpg<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/7298460@N03/4335819270/<br />http://www.teachforamerica.org/assets/images/img/logo_tfa.gif<br />
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