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Simple methods for Good Software Design

  • 12 Aug 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • GJmakerspace


  • Free for members of GJmakerspace
  • Available to the public, no membership needed

Age 7+ allowed for this event
Add children as guests, up to 1 per adult
An adult must be with children during the event
Guests are for children only

Please contact us at info@gjmakerspace.org for more information
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Event description

Even good coders can have trouble when asked to make an initial design for a software project.

In this talk we will discuss simple methodologies for creating a good software design independent of applications and languages.

Key points

o    A high level view of all software projects

o    Disadvantages and costs of a bad design

o    A methodology for creating a good design that will organize and simplify the coding

o    Advantages of good design. Cheaper and faster development. Easier organization of teams. Higher quality of product

o    Discussion


This talk is intended for people of all ages who write code or work on software development.

Ages: 12 and up. 
*Adult required to be with children during the event.


Members: Free   Non-members (Public): $20

Guest lecturer and GJmakerspace member Tom Fernandez  has a Bachelors in Mathematics. He has worked for IBM, 3M, Siemens, Neuromed and others. He has a Masters and PhD in Computer Science and has retired from teaching at Florida Atlantic University where he taught Software Development, Artificial Intelligence, Graphics, Game Programming and other subjects. He is now enjoying randomly traveling around the country in a motorhome. His favorite state is Colorado.

2591 Legacy Way, 

Grand Junction, CO 81501

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