QCon is coming back to London

Tutorials: March 8-9, 2010

Conference:  March 10-12, 2010

The fourth annual London enterprise software development conference designed for team leads, architects and project management is back! There is no other event in the UK with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the Java, .NET, Ruby, SOA, Agile, and architecture communities. Key takeaway points and the many blog discussions from last year's QCon London can be found in this article.

Some of our 100+ speakers include:  

Dan Ingalls – The principal architect of five generations of Smalltalk environment

Ralph Johnson – Co-author of the now-legendary book, "Design Patterns" and "Gang of Four" member

Robert C. Martin  – Uncle Bob "I want to code till I die" Martin

Martin Fowler – Loud-mouth on Object Design

Rod Johnson – Creator of Spring

Joe Armstrong – Father of Erlang

Michael T. Nygaard – Author of "Release It!"

Dylan Schiemann – Cofounder, Dojo

Dan North – Agile troublemaker, developer, originator of BDD

Simon Brown & Kevin Seal –  Founders of "Coding the Architecture"

Ulf Wiger – CTO of Erlang Solutions

Robert Schwegler – Chief Architect, bwin

Tracks for QCon London 


Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About - Features Facebook, Skype, Sky.com, Bwin, League of Legends

Agile Evolution - the changing face of Agile andfuture directions.

How do you test that? - Difficult problems and state ofthe art in testing:  functional, performance, integration, and more.

AlphaGeeks on .NET - Alpha geeks go beyond MS’prescriptive .NET solutions, hear how.

Cool Stuff with Java - Practitioner examples ofunusually cool problem-solutions in Java.

Functional programming - Everything you ever wanted to know about functional programming but were to afraid to ask.

SOA 2010  - New approaches to SOA,Incremental SOA and Tactical SOA, etc.<

Software Craftsmanship - an emerging movementaround the importance of the detail, of how to code and how to do it well.

2015 Software Development - Early stage ideas andtechnologies that may be mainstream in 2015.

Irresponsible Architectures and Unusual Architects  - Meet some irresponsible architectures and unusual architects, who leave their ivory towers and share knowledge

Browser as a Platform - Rich client applicationsdeployed on a vanilla web browser.

Dev and Ops: A single team - Closingthe gap between developing software and placing it into production.

Non-Relational DBs & Web Oriented Data - CouchDB,MongoDB, Tokyo Tyrant, Redis, MemcacheDB, AtomPub feeds, graph databases, and more.

The Concurrency Challenge - Not just fast; but also comprehensible.

Pragmatic Cloud Computing "Cloud without the Fluff" and "Pragmatic Cloud Computing"

IT - more than Tools and Technology - Excellence in IT demands more than technical knowledge


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QCon Videos

Rich Hickey - "Persistent Data Structures and Managed References"
Martin Fowler - "Three Years of Real-World Ruby"
Tony Hoare - "Null References: The Billion Dollar Mistake"
Jonas Bonér - "Pragmatic Real-World Scala"
Aditya Agarwal - "Facebook: Science and the Social Graph"

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