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This is a collection of talks, workshops, keynotes that Venkat gives at various conferences.

Keynotes Workshops Presentations

Keynotes (75 mins)
Speed without Discipline: a Recipe for Disaster
Get Past the Syntax, the Real Scare is in the Semantics
The Joy of Functional Programming
The Art of Simplicity
Spearheading the future of programming
Pointy haired bosses and pragmatic programmers: Facts and Fallacies of Software Development
It could be heaven or it could be hell: Pleasure and peril of being a polyglot programmer.
The rise and fall of empires: Lessons for language designers and programmers
Refactor your language knowledge portfolio: We are what we can code in
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About the speaker
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. You can reach him by email at venkats@agiledeveloper.com or on twitter at @venkat_s.

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