Kevlin Henney

Independent consultant, speaker, writer and trainer

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Kevlin Henney

Kevlin Henney is a GOTO legend with more than 500k views on the GOTO Youtube channel. He will deliver an honest session about success and failure.

He's an independent consultant, trainer, reviewer and writer best known for being the author of two volumes in the Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture series and editor of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know and 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know.

Kevlin's development interests are in programming, people and practice. He has been a columnist for various magazines and web sites, a contributor to open source software and a member of more committees than is probably healthy (it has been said that "a committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled"). Kevlin also boasts over 500K views on the GOTO Conferences YouTube channel.

He has written on the subject of computer programming and development practice for many magazines and sites, including Better Software, The Register, C/C++ Users Journal, Application Development Advisor, JavaSpektrum, C++ Report, Java Report, EXE and Overload.

One of our favorite quotes by Kevlin: "Less code = less bugs"

Topic focus: Programming, people and practice

Check out some of Kevlin’s past talks:

A few of Kevlin’s books:



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