[announce] NYC*BUG Tonight: The Unix Method of Development Management
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Wed May 4 11:52:51 EDT 2011
May 04, 2011
The Unix Method of Development Management
6:45 PM, Suspenders Restaurant backroom
111 Broadway in Manhattan
The Unix approach has been summarized in many ways, but most simply it`s
about a certain method in simplicity, portability and interoperability.
Jamming a square peg into a round hole it`s not.
The chapter entitled Basics of the Unix Philosophy in The Art of Unix
Programming provides more comprehensive explanations.
Take that approach and look at development projects with dozens of
programmers in whatever language.
How is the Unix method relevant? How do Unix principles aid in
structuring and coordinating software development, even for, say, Java
William Baxter argues that the Unix methods and principles are the most
useful set of tools for directing developers, even more so when bad
habits need to be relearned for the goal of creating good code.
William Baxter, a senior developer with decades of experience leading
programming projects, will discuss the process of managing developers
and their projects.
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