Agile done right: Streamlined JavaScript and Node.JS

Agile development is difficult. Teams can often miss their delivery goals; the unsustainable pace of development can result in fatigue; and technological bottlenecks can make it impossible to deliver a high quality end product. When done right Agile can enable your team to deliver a sustainable and consistent forward flow of features. To achieve this goal you must use technologies that discourages skill silos, are easy to work with and allow for the straightforward application of Agile Engineering Best Practices. JavaScript and Node.JS are the perfect set of technologies that can organically grow within your organization and existing code base utilizing a RESTful architecture. The web is the OS of this decade, and JavaScript is its native language. Creating a technology strategy that effectively utilizes JavaScript is essential to unlocking the full potential of your team and allowing for greater flexibility and reduced risk.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Realities and challenges of Agile development
    • Identifying teams in trouble
    • Help teams get back on track with practical solutions
  • Insanely Simple Organization: One API REST Architecture
    • Summary of my "Modernize Your .NET Software Development Environment" article series on DevPro
    • REST Basics
    • Impacts of simplifying architecture
  • Why Node.JS?
    • Summary of my "Node.JS Tools For Visual Studio and Azure Integration" talk
    • Node.JS Basics
    • Reasons to use Node.JS
  • Creating Human JavaScript
    • Summary of my "MVVM and .NET: A Great Combo for Web Application Development" article on DevPro
    • Maintainable JavaScript
    • Impact of code architecture
    • Designing UX of the future
  • Skill sharing and fast delivery with the LEBRON stack
    • Overview of a full stack seed project, which I'll be publishing on GitHub during the presentation
    • Creating code that looks and works the same on the client and the server

Learning Outcome

  • Qualities needed for a successful Agile development team
  • Architectural benefits of working with RESTful communications stack
  • Organizational benefits of utilizing JavaScript as a full stack solution
  • Learn about Node.JS, Hapi.JS, LevelDB, Angular.JS, Gulp, Browserify and npm tools

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Developers, Testers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Stakeholders

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