Presentation: "10 Ways to Improve Your Code"

Time: Wednesday 15:45 - 16:45

Location: Olympic

Abstract: It is too easy to get into a coding slump and not realize it. This talk revitalizes your relationship to code, forcing you to rethink some of the thing that you take for granted and showing new approaches to solving hard problems. It covers topics that range from improve the overall structure of your code to the way you write JavaBeans, with lots of examples. Everything in this talk may not be new to you, but I guarantee that you'll see some things that will make you reevaluate the way you think about your code.

Neal Ford, Editor of "No Fluff, Just Stuff Anthology"

 Neal  Ford

Neal Ford is an senior application architect at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy with an exclusive focus on end-to-end software development and delivery.

He is also the designer and developer of applications, instructional materials, magazine articles, courseware, video/DVD presentations, and author of the books Developing with Delphi: Object-Oriented Techniques, JBuilder 3 Unleashed, and Art of Java Web Development.

He is also the editor and a contributor to No Fluff, Just Stuff Anthology : The 2006 Edition and No Fluff, Just Stuff Anthology Volume 2: The 2007 Edition. His primary consulting focus is the building of large-scale enterprise applications. He is also an internationally acclaimed speaker, having spoken at numerous developers conferences worldwide. Check out his web site at He welcomes feedback and can be reached at