Date: Tuesday September 15th, 2009 – 7 PM
Vari Engineering & Computer Centre
Room ENG 288/289
245 Church St. at Gould St.
Enter at northwest corner of the building Ryerson Campus Map
(signs will be posted at the doors)
Topic: Dealing with Technical Debt in Legacy Software
Speakers: Amr Elssamdissy, Gemba Systems Inc.
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Is your codebase getting harder and harder to modify? Do you find yourself and your team making quick fixes to meet a deadline that you know you will never get back to? Attend this session to learn:
- Incremental ways that you can start introducing automated tests into your system to act as a safety-net for change.
- Tactical techniques to break dependencies to begin decoupling your software.
- How to create an environment where developers want to write tests early and often.
Amr Elssamdissy, a partner at Gemba Systems, is a software development practitioner who helps his clients build better software that is more valuable to their organizations.