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Corey Haines

Corey Haines (Corey Haines)
Location: Ballroom I - II
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
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Keynote by Corey Haines.

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Corey Haines

Corey Haines

Corey Haines spent much of his 14+-year professional career in the
Microsoft ecosystem before moving out of the corporate world and into
the wild world of Ruby on Rails. In 2008 he began a year-long journey,
traveling the midwest and east coast of the United States on a
pair-programming tour. He spent anywhere from a day to a week at
different places, pairing with people in exchange for room and board.
While on the road, he also focused on expanding and defining the
message of the Software Craftsmanship movement, as it pertains to both
professionalism and career development.

Corey has been engaged in practicing the Extreme Programming
techniques for over 7 years, following the Behavior-Driven Development
(BDD) ideas since the first rumblings in 2005. Lately, he has been
actively mentoring others in the BDD workflow, as it pertains to
day-to-day engineering practices, such as TDD and executable
acceptance criteria.

In 2010, Corey hosted a series of Code Retreats throughout the USA and
abroad, including Belgium, Sweden and Australia, in which he shared
his ideas surrounding the agile process and test-drive development. In
2011, he continues this activity, focused on helping developers
improve their skills through practicing the fundamentals of software

Over the past year, he has been actively working on his own startup,
exploring how quality development practices provide value at such a
quick pace.

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Jason Lewis
05/19/2011 2:06pm EDT

I keep forgetting to be awesome… it usually comes naturally, but the reminder is quite helpful.

Gabriella Gergely
05/19/2011 11:24am EDT

A breath of fresh air

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Corey Haines
05/19/2011 9:19am EDT

Thanks a lot! I appreciate it.

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Iain Hecker
05/19/2011 7:52am EDT

+1 on the awesome

Steve Agalloco
05/19/2011 5:31am EDT