Torbjørn Marø over at kjempekjekt.no has posted his personal agenda for NDC 2009, and thought it was a great idea. And like all great ideas, they are copied relentlessly.
I have some favorites here, but some sessions have stronger competition than others.
|10:15||Michael Feathers||Seven Blind Alleys in Software Design|
|11:30||Michael Feathers||Working Effectively with the Legacy Code: Taming the Wild Code Base|
|13:30||Jeremy D. Miller||Lessons Learned from a Long Lived Codebase|
|14:45||Udi Dahan||Designing High Performance, Persistent Domain Models|
|16:00||Udi Dahan||Intentions and Interfaces – Making Patterns Complete|
|17:15||Michael Feathers||Design Sense Deep Lessons in Software Design|
I have intentionally left a couple of spots blank, ‘cause I can’t make up my mind. And unfortunately it has more to do with lack of topics in those particular slots than the opposite.
|09:10||Peter Provost||The Butterfly Effect|
|11:30||Ted Neward||Extend the Customization Possibilities of your .NET App with Script|
|13:30||Robert C. Martin||Clean Code: Functions|
|14:45||Ayende Rahien||Object Relational Mapping +=2: More than just Data <-> Object|
|17:15||Robert C. Martin||Clean Practice: Agility and Craftsmanship|
Even though this has some of the most interesting talks, I can live with seeing them later on video. I just don’t want to miss an opportunity to sharpen my saw with Scott Bellware.
Moltke said “No battle plan survives contact with the enemy”. If I rephrase it just a little to “No plan survives contact with reality”, it will properly relay my feelings about my plan on this occasion.
There will probably changes in the official agenda, and I might be infatuated with a speaker or two during the conference. Looking at my list, I sway in the direction of technology-agnostic topics. That sounds about right.
But more important: I’ll see YOU there, won’t I?