Principles, Patterns, & Practices --
A decade of progress

Robert Martin
Object Mentor

Tuesday, November 25th 2003, 7:00-9:00pm
Building SRC, Room 1450a


Principles, Patterns, and Practices -- A decade of progress.

Based upon the Jolt Award Winning book. The last ten years have seen remarkable progress in software development technology. This progress includes design principles, design patterns, and agile practices. This keynote summarizes and integrates these areas of progress, describes some of the accomplishments and failures, and then looks to what might be next.

Speaker Bio

Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) has been a software professional since 1970 and an international software consultant since 1990. He is founder and president of Object Mentor Inc., a team of experienced consultants who mentor their clients worldwide in the fields of C++, Java, OO, Patterns, UML, Agile Methodologies, and Extreme Programming. In 1995 Robert authored the best-selling book: Designing Object Oriented C++ Applications using the Booch Method, published by Prentice Hall. From 1996 to 1999 he was the editor-in-chief of the C++ Report. In 1997 he was chief editor of the book: Pattern Languages of Program Design 3, published by Addison Wesley. In 1999 he was the editor of "More C++ Gems" published by Cambridge Press. He is co-author, with James Newkirk, of "XP in Practice", Addision Wesley, 2001. In 2002 he wrote the long awaited "Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices", Prentice Hall, 2002. He has published many dozens of articles in various trade journals, and is a regular speaker at international conferences and trade shows.

Getting to the meeting

The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, November 25th, 2003, at the College of DuPage, building SRC - room 1450a.

        College of DuPage
        Building SRC, Rm 1450a
        Fawell Boulevard and Lambert Rd.
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599

Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56). Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd, then Lambert Rd North to Circle Drive.
Turn right and look for Lot P (fka Lot 8) or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (just north of Lot P).
Walk to the SRC building, and enter through the south entryway.
Room 1450 is on the first floor, accessable through the cafeteria by walking through it to the far north e nd.

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