Patterns and Anti-Patterns with Steve Smith and Brendan Enrick
We all want to believe we have good habits when it comes to programming - but what about the bad habits? Carl and Richard chat with Steve Smith and Brendan Enrick about some of the many anti-patterns that exist in software development. Part of this conversation also ties back to a cool product that Steve and Brendan create - the Software Craftsmanship calendar! Be part of the Kickstarter and get yourself a hilarious and inspirational calendar!
Steve Smith (@ardalis) is an entrepreneur and software developer with a passion for building quality software as effectively as possible. He provides mentoring and training workshops for teams with the desire to improve. Steve has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for over 10 consecutive years and is a frequent speaker at software developer conferences and events. He enjoys helping others write maintainable, testable applications using Microsoft's developer tools. Connect with Steve at ardalis.com.
Brendan Enrick is a passionate software developer, focusing a great deal of his time on agile and software craftsmanship methodologies. Brendan is a proponent of continuous learning and improvement, who believes in cultivating strong development communities. Along with other like-minded individuals, Brendan has co-founded a training technology company called DevIQ.