Today was the last day of this great JAOO Conference. Rickard, Emil and Irene had to leave. I’ll stay for two more days. Tomorrow some tutorials and squill hacking with Jevgeni .
I had some really great discussions over the last couple of days. The conference atmosphere is the best place to breed new ideas.
As a [...]
Sitting a mere 200 km from home, 7 hours late by now and hopefully there at dawn, I’ll try to recapture the events of this day.
After the last day of the exciting QCon week ended on Friday, I used the time on Saturday morning to buy some family gifts in Covent Garden. Taking the Gatwick [...]
Its very funny how many guys are interested in your laptop if its a MacBook Air. I actually spotted only one other at the SpringSource Booth. At Monday I got awarded the Canadian maple leaf tag by Kirk Pepperdine, who forced me during the next days on several occassions to show off :)
The benefit was [...]
As the Haskell session with Lennart Augustsson was unfortunately canceled, Mathias and I decided to attend the Architectural Implications of RESTful design talk by Peter Rodgers of 1060research. It was very insightful.
The basic principles of the talk were:
1) all resources are named by an URI
2) resources are immutable and copied
3) you can construct arbitrary URI [...]
So I attended another agile session on the mashup of agile methodologies. Unfortunately it turned out to be just a basic introduction of the different agile practices. The real mashup of practices regardless of the borders of the methodologies I expected was not presented by Rachel. I.e. something like Kents XP graphs depicting which practices [...]