Great news for those of us in constant dire need for caffeine!
IBM has brought their own barrista to the exhibition area – so all our cravings may be met – Long blacks, Flat whites, Espressos, Macchiatos, etc.
For those of you that missed QCon London 2009 and those who just want to have the experience refreshed, I have collected a few blog posts about the conference. Both speakers and attendees has been writing very energetically about sessions on blogs and on twitter – some live from the conference and some as reflection [...]
Even after more than a decade of organising conferences, you can still learn how to do it better.
At our latest conference, QCon London, the speakers and attendees used Twitter to great effect. You can read the tweets at: #qcon-tweets
What you might see is how the presentations were rated in real-time, and this had some interesting [...]
Today the QCon London conference was off to a good start. The opening keynote was by Sir Tony Hoare and what a great start to the day. He talked about the difference between the science and the engineering part of computing – the different goals and the different ways to get succes. We took only [...]
After an exciting keynote by Anders Hejlsberg, I got the opportunity to have a little talk with him. As you all probably know, Anders is working as a Technical Fellow at Microsoft (which should be a pretty nice and interesting job). Anders is the inventor of Pascal; has worked at Borland with Turbo Pascal and [...]
At QCon London in March Rachel Davies gave a talk about Agile Mashups and asked her audience:
Can you claim to be an XP-team…
if you don’t use index cards?
if you don’t write code test-first?
if you don’t program in pairs?
if you don’t sit together?
If you don’t have an onsite customer?
What do you think? What are the basic [...]