The Spider and the Ant: the Impact of Software Development Size

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Wednesday 27th November, 2013

9:00am to 10:00am (CET)

Ants are social insects that evolved from wasp-like ancestors 100 million years ago and the spiders have converted protein into webs for at least 100 million years. When 300 million ants collaborate to build one single anthill, they don't benefit from the same processes and tools as a lone' spider crocheting it's cobweb.

Is Git always preferable to CVS? Do we get more productive with Eclipse or Emacs? Are computers better tools than paper and pencil? And what about meetings---do we need them at all? The answer is: it depends. Scale-up and scale-down are two different beasts. They require different setups and different work flows.

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Staffan Nöteberg KEYNOTE

Author of 'Pomodoro Technique Illustrated'. Love programming, baklava and turkish coffee -- in that order.

Staffan Nöteberg wrote the world-wide popular focus booster Pomodoro Technique Illustrated---voted #6 Best Career Book 2011 in China nationwide and published in many languages. He's a programmer, Agile/Lean coach and a frequent speaker at the major conferences in Europe and America. And he's passionate about Regular Expressions---yes, he is.

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10:30am 101 on how to structure JavaScript to be easily used across multi-disciplinary teams by Francisco Ferreira

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jDays 2013

Sweden Sweden, Gothenburg

26th27th November 2013

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Time 9:00am10:00am CET

Date Wed 27th November 2013


Drottningporten 3, Clarion Hotel Post

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