4–7 Nov 2019
Kevlin Henney

Kevlin Henney


Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant, speaker, writer, and trainer. His development interests are in patterns, programming, practice, and process. Previously, he has contributed to open and closed source development, has been a columnist for a number of magazines and sites, and has been on far too many committees (it’s been said that “a committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled”). He’s coauthor of A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages and the editor of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know and the forthcoming 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know. He lives in Bristol and online.


11:0011:45 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: M8
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview, Theoretical
Kevlin Henney (Curbralan)
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"It's just semantics." Semantics is all about meaning. If there's one thing we struggle with and need to get better at, it's the search for and clarification of meaning. Kevlin Henney explores how the very act of software development is an exercise in meaning—its discovery, its formulation, its communication. Paradigms, processes, and practices are anchored in ways of arriving at meaning. Read more.
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