Introduction to SOLID

Scottish Developers
Wed, 14 Apr 2010, 19:00 - 21:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
SKM Offices , Edinburgh, GB

The Talk

Robert Martin first brought together a number of existing OO principles to create SOLID a few years ago.  Other platforms have been aware of them for awhile, but it took Joel Spolsky to bring them the attention of the .Net masses.  Since then, many people have been more maintainable software that reacts better to change on the .Net platform by taking them into consideration.

In this session we will look into the advantages these guideline's bring and take an in-depth look at the advantages and disadvantages they can bring in a real world application.

The Speaker

Chris has worked at a Web Developer for the past 7 years. Starting with procedural languages like ASP and PHP, he quickly moved onto the .NET Platform when first released. A great believer is
continual–improvement, Chris is constantly looking for new technologies, tools and methodologies that will help in creating robust and maintainable software applications. Having felt the pain of
using Microsoft "Demoware", Chris has become an active member of the Scottish ALT.NET Community to share his findings and ideas with like-minded developers.  Chris current works as a Senior Developer for
Edinburgh based Storm Id, the creators of Twibbon and Colaab.

The Venue

We are meeting at the offices of Sinclair Knight Merz near Haymarket railway station in Edinburgh.

The Agenda

18:45 Doors Open
19:00 Welcome
19:10 Introduction to SOLID (Part 1)
19:55 Break
20:05 Introduction to SOLID (Part 2)
20:45 Feedback & Prizes
21:00 Retire to the Pub

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