Superman or Ironman - Can Everyone be a 10x Developer?

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About the Session

It’s all about productivity or maybe it’s all about delivering value. Or creating secure applications, dealing with changing directions.

Whatever it is we often feel that we’re lacking - that it’s hard enough to be any sort of developer. That even 1x is often a challenge

In this talk we’re going to examine how to think more clearly about being a Java developer: help you understand the tools and approaches that can offer practical insight into how you work now as well as providing guidance on alternatives that just might give you the powered armour you need.

Covering emerging principles like developer productivity engineering (DPE) , practical tips for keeping up to date with the new Java release cadence, supercharging delivery pipelines, simple advise for using Gradle more productively and even how to think differently about creating and running units tests.

A mix of tools, proven processes, new techniques and lessons learnt the hard way make up a session designed to help you understand that being a 10x developer isn’t about having super powers - it’s about using the powers you already have in wiser, more considered ways.

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