YYC.js – Zero day bugs and the risk of a long deployment cycle with Llewellyn Falco
It’s 2010 you change something and your site breaks,
It’s 2020 you change nothing and your site breaks,
Welcome to the web!
What happens when you wake up to find that your servers have been hacked by a previously unknown bug that has been lying dormant for years?
We often hear about the importance to developers of Continuous Deployment and Short cycle times, but in this talk, I want to explore the liabilities to the business of a long deployment cycle.
We will hear stories from 4 different teams about the same exploit and how it affected them differently.
About the Speaker: Llewellyn Falco
“[After Llewellyn’s coaching] I have NEVER seen our team work so well together, so much knowledge transfer and productive work!”
– Tim F, Healthesystems
Llewellyn Falco is an agile technical coach who specializes in teaching teams how to slay their legacy code dragons. His style is akin to a personal trainer: working with the teams to create healthy and lasting technical habits.
He is the creator of the open source testing tool ApprovalTests (www.approvaltests.com), co-author of the Mob Programming Guidebook () and Co-founder of TeachingKidsProgramming.org. He is an internationally renowned speaker who has presented over 200 conference sessions since 2009.
If you would like to get a sample of him, check out his Practical Refactoring talk ( )
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