Michael is an independent consultant, an active member of the software development community and a member of the ACM and IEEE. He regularly speaks at software conferences around the world. When Michael isn't engaged with a team, he spends his time investigating new ways of altering design over time in codebases. His key passion is helping teams surmount problems and connect with practices that make software development fun and enriching. Michael is also the author of the book ' Working Effectively with Legacy Code'.
Chad Fowler is an internationally known software developer, trainer, manager, speaker, and musician. Over the past decade he has worked with some of the world's largest companies and most admired software developers. Chad is SVP of Technology at LivingSocial. He is co-organizer of RubyConf and RailsConf and author or co-author of a number of popular software books, including Rails Recipes and The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development.
One the evening before our conference kicks off you're all welcome to join the warm-up party, organized by our friends from 010DEV. There will be talks from Jim Webber and Michel Rijnders and of course free beer.
Everybody is invited to join us from 19.00 in Locus Publicus. Click here to register.
The Joy of TDD on the Raspberry Pi
Marc Evers, Willem van den Ende and Rob Westgeest
Testing and refactoring Legacy Code
Enjoying client-side development with AngularJS
Robin Roestenburg, Kees de Kooter and Jettro Coenradie
A little Graph Theory for the busy developer
Killing me softly - with this Pair
Jonathan Perret and Emmanuel Gaillot
Johan Martinsson and Rémy Sanlaville
The Poutsma Principles
FP State of mind
Matthijs Ooms and Michel Rijnders
Java is from Mars, Ruby is from Venus
Keynote: Practicing Joy
Time for beer!
Visitors of the conference can benefit from a special discount for the ART Hotel Rotterdam, two minutes walk from the venue: one night for only € 85,00, instead of € 120,00. Book your ticket and receive the discount code.
In the heart of the old port of Rotterdam is the Maassilo. A silo, built in 1910, for storage of grain in the early days of the 20th century. A huge and impressive building, still recognizable as a grain silo, but completely rebuilt and decorated as an event location with modern facilities.
Joy of Coding will be held at the 10th floor of the Maassilo, with a beautiful view on the city of Rotterdam.
Car: get your car navigation and enter: Maashaven Zuidzijde 1-2, Rotterdam. You can park near the building, for free.
Public transport: travel to Rotterdam central station, take metro line D or E heading to Slinge or De Akkers and get out at Maashaven.