Getting it Done

Wez Furlong (Message Systems, Inc.)
Programming
Location: Ballroom A3/A6
Average rating: **...
(2.38, 8 ratings)

Stressing out about meeting deadlines for delivering software? A good development process can make a world of difference to the quality of your work and work environment. I’d like to share my experiences and tell you about the process that I use to manage my development teams at Message Systems.

This is not a manager-only talk; I’m an Engineer and my process is engineering focused. We’ll talk in practical terms about all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from roadmap management, through development, testing, bug fixing and release.

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Wez Furlong

Message Systems, Inc.

Wez Furlong is the Director of Engineering at Message Systems. In the PHP world, Furlong is a PHP Core developer, the so-called “King of PECL,” the PHP Extension Community Library, and helps to maintain the php.net server infrastructure. Furlong has authored and maintains a number of PHP extensions, and designed and implemented the PHP Streams layer. Furlong currently resides in Columbia, Maryland with his wife, son, and dog.

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Timothy Ace
07/23/2009 9:01am PDT

This talk seemed too general. I’d have liked some more specific scenarios discussed.

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