Three Rivers Institute
Kent Beck is the founder and director of TRI. He has pioneered patterns for software development, the xUnit family of testing frameworks, the HotDraw drawing editor framework, CRC cards, refactoring, and most recently Extreme Programming. He is the author of Extreme Programming Explained, Planning Extreme Programming, and The Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns. He lives on 20 acres in rural southern Oregon with his wife, five children (one sadly now gone to college), four dogs, two sheep, and a variable number of domestic fowl.
Presentation: "Values, Practices, and Principles"
Tuesday 14:00 - 14:45 Conference Hall
Values are big ideas that apply across many aspects of life. Practices
solve a particular problem in a particular context. Principles are
domain-specific guidelines to help you map between the two. Since every
day you decide what you are going to do, being aware of your values,
practices, and principles can help you improve your own work and your
satisfaction with your work. The talk will present the interplay of
values, practices, and principles using examples from Extreme