Here at Skills Matter, we go for Domain Driven Design and Software Architecture in a big way. To show our commitment, throughout May, June and July, we have put together a superb programme of courses, free events and one magnificent conference that features the outstanding experts in the DDD Universe. Eric Evans, the originator of DDD, will be with us to Keynote at the 4th annual DDD eXchange, with a line-up completed by the considerable expertise of Udi Dahan, Greg Young and Patrik Fredriksson.
On top of that, Udi Dahan and Greg Young are back here at Skills Matter eXchange with their expert DDD courses on SOA and CQRS respectively. We also have Brian Sletten, Simon Brown and Alberto Brandolini coming along to lead courses on the Semantic Web, software architecture for developers and enterprise software development.
And for the DDD die-hard who still hasn’t had their fill, we have our evening talks known as In The Brains to attend and a plethora of SkillsCast videos to watch and learn from. It’s a Festival of Software Architecture! Even we’re astounded by how good it is!
DDD EXCHANGE 2011 JUNE 10th
Eric Evans, the originator of DDD and the author of the seminal Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software, will be with us to Keynote at the 4th annual DDD eXchange, a 1-day conference, scheduled for the 10th June this year. The theme is DDD in a host of circumstances and
environments. Udi Dahan, Distributed Design expert, is going to talk about Domain Models and Composite Applications. Greg Young, creator of CQRS, has a talk that is so secret you’ll only learn what it is if you keep checking back on the website. Patrik Fredriksson makes up the all-star line-up with a presentation about using DDD with a Functional Programming Language.
Learn from the Experts!
The speakers also will take part in a Park Bench Session, where delegates will get to pose those tricky Domain Driven Design conundrums to the very experts who will best be able to help. Park Bench Sessions differ from panel discussions in that there is an extra chair — anyone from the floor may ask a question, but to pass an opinion they have to take the spare chair at the front and one of the panelists must join the audience in exchange. This continues throughout the session, the audience becoming the experts and the experts becoming the audience and the knowledge flowing from one to the other and back again as the Park Bench morphs continuously. This is a great way to exchange insight and understanding, as can be seen in the SkillsCast from the Park Bench at DDD eXchange 2010. Check out our DDD eXchange 2010 page for more speaker info and programme details. And follow the Twitter tag #dddx for event updates and discussions related to this exciting occasion.
To get a flavour of the event, you could watch Eric Evans’ SkillsCasts from last year’s DDD eXchange, including his talk on Folding Together DDD & Agile.
Tickets are going fast, so if you would like to join us, don’t delay and buy your ticket today! However, even if you can’t get hold of a ticket, even if you live too far away from Skills Matter’s Hallowed Grounds to be able to attend, even if you’ve had to use your carefully-saved DDD eXchange entrance fee to bail your Grandma out of jail, you can still follow proceedings in Almost-Real-Time. The whole event will be SkillsCast, each talk appearing online approximately an hour after it happens. And there will be photos and tweets galore to keep you informed as to what’s happening in the very place you know you want to be. It’s not quite like being there, but it’s infinitely better than missing out entirely.
IN THE BRAINS – FREE EVENING TALKS
In our continuing effort to illuminate and enthrall the DDD and Software Architecture community, we have arranged a rich syllabus of In The Brain evening talks which will take place here at Skills Matter eXchange on Goswell Road in East London. Check out our website or follow #dddx, #dddsm and @skillsmatter on Twitter for regular updates!
Talk: REST: Beyond the Basics
Speaker: Brian Sletten
Date: May 26, 2011, 18:30-20:00
Talk: Reliable Integrations with NServiceBus
Speaker: Andreas Ohlund
Date: June 2, 2011, 18:30-20:00
Talk: Software, and All That Comes With It
Speaker: Alberto Brandolini
Date: June 7, 2011, 18:30-20:00
Talk: Simple Is Better
Speaker: Greg Young
Date: June 14, 2011, 18:30-20:00
Talk: Hidden NServiceBus Gems
Speaker: Udi Dahan
Date: June 16, 2011, 18:30-20:00
Talk: Effective Sketches
Speaker: Simon Brown
Date: July 7, 2011, 18:30-20:00
More details & sign up here.
SKILLSCASTS OF NOTE
DDD eXchange 2010
In The Brain
- In The Brain of Simon Brown: Good code isn’t enough
- Simon Brown: Software Architecture – Where Do You Start?
- Brian Sletten: RDFA – Weaving Richness and Meaning in the Web
- In The Brain of Alberto Brandolini: Agile Development with SOA
- In The Brain of Udi Dahan: Asynchronous Systems Architecture for the Web
- In The Brain of Udi Dahan: CQRS, race conditions, and sagas – oh my!
- In The Brain of Greg Young: CQRS, not just for server systems
- In The Brain of Greg Young: 5 common reasons DDD projects fail and how to avoid them
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