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Thursday, October 22 • 19:30 - 19:35
Why can't we simply add a button that does X?

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How hard is it to add feature Y, and why does it take so long? These are questions engineers need to handle regularly. Often, people without the appropriate skill set question the answer supplied by the engineers.

If we build a physical structure, we all understand that we cannot endlessly build new things on top of the existing parts. w However, when building software, we magically expect we do.  We made it an art to build crapy software and still make it look shiny on the outside.
Making the impossible work with minimal resources is a great accomplishment by our engineers. But what if ...
Let me show you how all of us make the same mistake over and over again.

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Brian Vermeer

Developer Advocate for Snyk and Software Engineer with over 10 years of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining software. He is passionate about Java, (Pure) Functional Programming and Cybersecurity. Brian is an Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador, Utrecht JUG Co-lead, Virtual... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2020 19:30 - 19:35 BST
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