The latest episode of the Community Megaphone Podcast is up!
In this episode, Dane and I talk with Eric Kepes from Pittsburgh, PA, continuing a conversation on Software Craftsmanship that began with an offhand comment by Andrew on Twitter, and continued in a panel discussion at the Northern Virginia Code Camp for our previous episode. During the conversation, we try to unpack what software craftsmanship is all about, how it got started, and its proper role in our industry.
Eric Kepes is an aspiring software craftsman specializing in developing distributed systems using agile methods. He enjoys sharing his experiences using technology with the .Net community at user group meetings and Code Camps. He is on the board of directors for the Pittsburgh .Net User Group and the Pittsburgh Code Camps.Having spent over 16 years in software development wearing many different hats, he currently works for McKesson Automation as a Technical Lead Developer building pharmacy automation solutions. He is a reformed certification junkie with a wall full of Microsoft Certifications from long ago.
When he’s not playing with computers or studying the latest fads in agile engineering and process, he enjoys spending time with his wife Barbara and two daughters Anna and Paige.
Eric on Twitter
Pittsburgh .Net User Group
Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship
Software Craftsmanship Calendar
Dan North: Programming is Not a Craft
And a Response to Dan
Steve Smith’s blog
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