Events

I will be traveling once again to São Paulo near the end of January 2015 where I will be teaching an open enrollment course on Pragmatic Test Driven Development (TDD) and Refactoring Jan 28th and 29th. I will be presenting an enhanced 2-day version focusing on the primary points for Clean Code, Refactoring and TDD. More details can be found here:
      http://timesinovadores.com/inscricoes-abertas/

If anyone you know might be interested could you please forward them to the above link. There is limited enrollment as I really work on keeping it focused. I’d really appreciate it if you can pass this on to any of your colleagues.

Also if you have time to get together and talk while I’m in São Paulo, please let me know. I always enjoy Brazil and as it will be very cold in Illinois during January I am looking forward to going south :-)!

Israel bound!

by Joseph Yoder on November 30, 2014

The First Israel Conference on Software Architecture asked me to make the trip to talk about Taming Big Balls of Mud and Sustaining Architecture. I agreed and am now thoroughly enjoying myself of the culture, geography, and company the conference provides. I’ll also be teaching a tutorial on Ultimate Agility, Letting your Users do your work (AOMs) as part of the conference

Israel is another country on my travel belt. I’ve been prior to this trip, but it’s been a while. I’m really looking forward to catching some of the country aside from the business aspect. I have a few local friends I will be catching up with such as Atzmon, Lior, and David. Of course, the conference provides a great opportunity to meet new developers and enthusiasts, something I really enjoy.

The view from my hotel is incredible.

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In addition to the talk on Big Balls of Mud: Sustaining Architecture I’ll be hosting a tutorial entitled “The Adaptive Object-Model Architecture. Ultimate Agility: Let Your Users Do Your Work!”

Brazil again this year

November 9, 2014

Like my other trips to Brazil, I come for work and enjoy myself of the food, culture, and friends. This past week I’ve been charmed and honored while meeting with some Agile folks at Objective. I was in Maringa talking about Sustainable Architecture and Pragmatic TDD. I traveled back to São Paulo to talk with Vagas […]

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JDD in Poland

November 4, 2014

Back at the beginning of October, I visited Poland for the JDD conference. JDD touts itself as the Java enthusiast conference. I’ve attended in the past and was excited to return. This year I gave a talk entitled, “QA TO QA: SHIFTING FROM QUALITY ASSURANCE TO AGILE QUALITY.” I also hosted a workshop entitled, “REFACTORING AND CLEAN […]

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Returning to the Land of the Agile Sun

August 30, 2014

This past February I went to Japan for the AsianPLoP conference and toured around with a colleague. During this time we gave a tech talk to Rakuten.  I am doing a follow-up and teaching a course at Rakuten on Test Driven Development (TDD) and Refactoring.  I also plan on doing some sight seeing and visiting with some old and […]

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Again at Agile PT #agilept

June 5, 2014

I’ve taken to the skies again. This time I’ve crossed the pond to visit beautiful Portugal for the Agile PT conference. I’ve attended in the past and am excited to visit again. Of course, I’m also looking forward to hanging with Ademar and others that I’ve gotten to know through the years. At this Agile […]

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Taking it to ScrumPLoP

May 17, 2014

ScrumPLoP is happening on May 24th and yours truly will be heading to Denmark to attend. Now this isn’t the first ScrumPLoP. There’s actually been five others before it. I’ve never had the chance to attend, but made an effort to get out there this year. I’m equally excited because I’ll be hanging with Ademar, […]

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Cosmic Tour Hits Krakow

October 10, 2013

From Portugal to Brasil, and now onto Krakow, Poland, the cosmic tour has been a journey of mind, spirit, and best practices. I’ve given talks at the National Institute for Space Research in São José dos Campos, attended MiniPLoP and CBSoft, sat on a panel, talked twice while there, and presented with Eduardo Guerra on […]

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Agile and Test Driven Design Training in South Korea

July 14, 2011

As I finish this last day in South Korea, I’m reminded of the entire trip. It started a few months ago, with talks held in the balmy Florida heat. Today they’re fnished and I’m grateful to have been a part of such an exciting trip that took me literally halfway across the world to teach […]

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MetaPLoP is Underway!

June 24, 2011

I’m in Douro Valley, Portugal for the MetaPLoP conference. I’m excited to see the results of this weekend’s efforts. The conference will be mining patterns for the best of the lot. We’ll be talking, discussing, and reviewing patterns related to Meta-Architectures, Adaptive Object Models, and Reflective Systems. The best patterns should stand out from the […]

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