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Yakov Fain

Yakov Fain

Farata Systems, USA

Yakov Fain is Java Champion and a co-founder of two software companies: Farata Systems and SuranceBay. He authored several technical books and lots of articles on software development. He leads Princeton Java Users Group. Recently Yakov co-authored the book “Enterprise Web Development” (O’Reilly). Two of his books will be published this year: the second edition of “Java 24-Hour Trainer” (Wrox) and Java For Kids” (No Starch Press, drafts are available here).

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My manager sucks!
May 22
45 minutes

Abstract: Software developers can be divided into two groups: those who think that their manager sucks, and those who believe that managers are not needed at all. Managers can be divided into two groups too: those who think that they know how to write software and those who know how to deliver the product. In this talk we’ll discuss all points of views to put your mind at ease and come up with a definition of a good manager and a good employee.


Slides are available here.