Twenty-Five Zeros

Robert Martin (Object Mentor Inc)
Keynote
Location: Ballroom I - II
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 102 ratings)

Up till now, computer hardware technology has been advancing by orders of magnitude every year; has software technology been keeping up? Now that headlong advance of hardware shows signs of slowing. Moore’s law may be dead. Does that mean that software technology will have to pick up the slack? Can it? Is Ruby/Rails a hint of the future solution? If not, what is? What should Ruby/Rails programmers be learning now to meet the challenges of the next decade?

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Robert Martin

Object Mentor Inc

Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) has been a software professional since 1970 and is founder and president of Object Mentor Inc., in Gurnee, Illinois. Object Mentor, Inc., is an international firm of highly experienced software developers and managers who specialize in helping companies get their projects done. Object Mentor offers process improvement consulting, object-oriented software design consulting, training, and skill development services to major corporations worldwide.

Mr. Martin has published dozens of articles in various trade journals, and is a regular speaker at international conferences and trade shows.

Mr. Martin has authored and edited many books including:

  • Designing Object Oriented C++ Applications using the Booch Method
  • Patterns Langauages of Program Design 3
  • More C++ Gems
  • Extreme Programming in Practice
  • Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices.
  • UML for Java Programmers
  • Clean Code

A leader in the industry of software development, Mr. Martin served three years as the editor-in-chief of the C++ Report, and he served as the first chairman of the Agile Alliance.

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Mark J. Levitt
06/14/2010 2:22pm EDT

@Richard, yes, this talk was recorded and is online (see above).

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Scott Smith
06/12/2010 7:52pm EDT

Uncle Bob certainly knows how to spin a compelling story.

Richard Allaway
06/11/2010 3:19pm EDT

Is the video posted anywhere?

John Petersen
06/11/2010 10:50am EDT

This is the first time I have seen Uncle Bob in person. A great talk – very inspirational – very practical.

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