My job as a software engineer is not to write code - Andrew Murphy
Many software engineers are lead into the false assumption that we are hired to write code. This talk challenges that perception and discusses the real reason we are paid to turn up to work every day.
Am I a Good Developer? - Emad Alashi
"Am I a Good Developer?" is a question, I believe, we asked ourselves at least once in our lifetime as developers. In the pursuit of becoming better developers, we try to assess ourselves, but that's not an easy task!
In this session I will share with you my views on what it means to be a good developer, how to become one, and the pitfalls we might fall in this pursuit.
Not a story the Jedi would tell you: CodeGen on .NET - Reuben Bond
Underpinning so many of the libraries and frameworks that we take for granted is a heavy reliance on code generation. In this talk, we will discuss code generation on .NET. We'll cover the pros and cons of different approaches for code gen, including Expression Trees, IL, and syntax generation with Roslyn, and we'll look at some real world examples
Data Generation Made Easy - Marcus Denny
A look at some useful techniques for generating “random” test data in a refactoring-friendly way.