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Giles Davies

 Giles  Davies Giles works in the Developer and Platform Group at Microsoft in the UK specialising in Visual Studio Team System. After gaining a Zoology degree he moved naturally into a 15 year software development career involved in projects ranging from tax to oil and gas systems, working for a variety of development organisations and software vendors. He is a strong advocate of using the right processes and the right tools to deliver successful projects. Giles believes in the value of architectural modelling, continuous integration and the importance of beer in a balanced diet.

Presentation: "Managing mixed Java and .NET development"

Time: Friday 13:00 - 14:00

Location: St. James's Suite

Abstract: Java developers and .NET developers can work together! ...as demonstrated in this session, which will highlight how both Java and .NET developers can follow the same processes, share a common source code repository, collaborate on work items and contribute to team metrics and reporting using Team Foundation Server.