The forest for the trees

Greg Young (04.Apr.2011 at 11:10)
Talk at 4Developers (English - UK)

Rating: 5 of 5

The forest for the trees

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Rating: 4 of 5

04.Apr.2011 at 12:49 by Joshua Thijssen (94 comments)

Excellent presentation about the do and don't of sacred cows. Agreeing with Rowan, this talk should be seen more on PHP conferences.

Rating: 5 of 5

04.Apr.2011 at 13:06 by Jakub Zalas (48 comments)

Inspiring talk. In our daily coding we're focusing on a clean code and possibly the best coded solutions. Presentation shown me that creating technical debt is not always a bad thing.

Really recommend to listen to Greg if you have a chance. It's awesome how good presentation can be without slides when done by a good speaker.

Rating: 5 of 5

04.Apr.2011 at 13:14 by Leszek Prabucki (130 comments)

Greg Young's speech gives food for thought! We as developers often make things complicated, without good reason. Very good talk!

Rating: 5 of 5

05.Apr.2011 at 15:55 by Rowan Merewood (130 comments)

I wouldn't have normally gone to the Java track, but it happened to be the only English talk on in the time slot. Luckily, Greg is very engaging and the talk was applicable to *all* developers regardless of language. Going with no slides worked well too, I was slightly worried at the start that it was going to be a bit rambling but Greg tied the various ideas together really well. I especially liked the various real world examples. Arguments always seem more convincing to me when a person is telling you about their own mistakes and experiences.

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