The 5th edition of I T.A.K.E Unconference, the only technology agnostic event in Central and Eastern Europe, is taking place in Bucharest, Romania, 11-12 May. With a line-up of more than 30 international speakers, 6 keynotes, 6 parallel tracks, a technical Open Space and many opportunities for coding, the event brings together top-notch software crafters who lead the change in... Read more
Tag Archive: Architecture
Doing your job as a software developer is not limited to writing code and attending meetings. It should also include keeping in sync with your company’s technical strategy. It may not be that obvious, but a developer should know what the technical strategy of the product is, why it needs a plan at all and... Read more
Let’s say you start an agile project. You identify the requirements, write them down as user stories, define your releases, setup the infrastructure. Are you ready to start sprinting? Before we can answer, let’s try adding in more context. I see two different situations: 1. You have one team that will build an application starting... Read more
“As aspiring Software Craftsmen we are raising the bar of professional software development by practicing it and helping others learn the craft.” The Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship I am very glad to be one of the 70 developers and testers who attended the SoCraTes UK unconference. We were all hoping to work together towards... Read more
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock – Interview with Alex Bolboaca on Architecture, Design, Smalltalk and ProgrammingMay 21, 2013
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock decided to give us an interview on more topics. She will be a speaker at I T.A.K.E. Unconference, Bucharest, 30-31 May 2013. During this video she explains the main reasons why she likes this event: the open space and the fact that it is a coding conference. Another topic of the interview is... Read more
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock is having a discussion with Alex Bolboaca about Agile. She says that Agile existed long before it had a name, as a set of values. Rebecca has been using the Agile principles for Software Architecture and Design.
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock in a discussion with Alex Bolboaca about how much Architecture and Design should programmers know.
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock explains what a Software Architect should do, but mostly what a Software Architect should NOT do. Rebecca will be teaching Agile Architecture Workshop: An Incremental Approach. By the way, Rebecca is coming to I T.A.K.E Unconference 2013. See why she chose to come in this video.
by Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, republished with permission On agile teams, architects do more than design and implement the interesting tricky bits. They typically balance a wide range of concerns: short-term goals, overall system design integrity, risks versus efforts, design expediency. The successful agile architects I know aren’t ivory tower experts. They take a leadership role... Read more
A few months ago we were announcing the launch of a unique technical conference: I T.A.K.E. It’s now time to tell you more about why it’s unique. Speakers are obviously a very important part of a conference. We put a lot of effort into bringing the best development minds from around Europe. They are community... Read more
Our team is very proud to launch an innovative conference, unique in Central and Eastern Europe: I T.A.K.E. It will take place in Bucharest, on 30-31 May 2013. I T.A.K.E. is a technical conference targeted at everyone involved in software development. It is different because: Many passionate developers, testers, architects and managers coming from... Read more