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I love Programming

I love Programming

The lightning talk version of my blog post about how Software Development is actually pretty different from what people think it is. http://pragtob.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/i-love-software-development-because-its-very-collaborative-and-communicative/

I gave this talk at a RailsGirls Berlin event.

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Tobias Pfeiffer

October 20, 2012
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  1. I ♥ Programming Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.wordpress.com/

  2. I ♥ Programming

  3. ...but I feel misunderstood

  4. A typical situation

  5. None
  6. So Tobi, what do you do?

  7. I study Software Engineering.

  8. Oh. So you're the lonely guy, sitting in the cellar?

  9. WRONG!

  10. Communication is everywhere...

  11. The Team http://www.flickr.com/photos/jiheffe/3462940215/

  12. The Customer http://www.flickr.com/photos/in_future/4570347825/

  13. Pair Programming

  14. The Code “(…) when you program, you have to think

    about how someone will read your code, not just how a computer will interpret it.” Kent Beck
  15. The Code http://www.osnews.com/story/19266/WTFs_m

  16. And so much more...

  17. Not everyone works like this...

  18. Not everyone works like this... ...but there enough tech companies

    out there.
  19. So you like to...

  20. Communicate

  21. Collaborate

  22. Solve problems

  23. Work in a constantly evolving field

  24. Build something awesome

  25. Congratulations!

  26. Software Development might be just your thing!

  27. Thanks! Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob Blog post about this