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PSU Tech Talk: Indyandy Jones and The Project of Doom

Portland State University FAB, Room 86-09
1900 SW Fourth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201, US (map)

Access Notes

Building is at 4th and College. Room 86-01 is in the basement, take the elevator or stairs down to basement and follow the signs.



Over the years I've been on several different teams that have been formed around existing software projects. The original authors were no longer directly involved, if they were anywhere to be found at all. How do you navigate the pitfalls and traps in existing software projects and come out the other side with the gold? What matters, what doesn't, and how do you stay alive?

About the speaker:

Andrew Parker first started with computers on a Commodore 64 and has now been a professional software developer for over a decade. He has been self taught, school taught, and mentor taught by a range of individuals and institutions around the world. He is passionate about TDD, refactoring, and pair programming. Andrew Parker is a software developer at Puppet Labs.