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Bill Dudney

Bill Dudney is an architect with Object Systems Group. He has been doing distributed computing for 14 years starting way back at NASA building software to manage the mass properties of the Space Shuttle. Bill started doing Java in late 1996 after years of building software on the NeXT. Currently Bill is working on a Use Case management tool that will change the world (at least he hopes so). In his spare time he has written three books, J2EE AntiPatterns, Jakarta Pitfalls and Mastering JavaServer Faces. Bill is traveling on the No Fluff Just Stuff symposium tour, you can catch him in a city near you.


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Test what you think of and even what you don't!

Posted by bdudney on June 3, 2004 at 5:19 AM PDT

The other day I was taking with my friend Kent who works for Agitar Software, a vendor of a really cool unit test automation tool called Agitator, and he was saying that they found an interesting bug for one of their clients using the tool.

Colorado Software Summit

Posted by bdudney on March 3, 2004 at 7:19 PM PST

The Colorado Software Summit is calling for papers. I went last year for the first time and absolutely loved it! I blogged about each session I went to. It is a geeky place for sure, everyone there is a geek.

JSF: UIComponent.getAttributes() -- good, bad or ugly?

Posted by bdudney on February 14, 2004 at 3:49 PM PST

Back in September Allen Holub said that accessors are evil, there was also a long thread on TSS about Allen's article.

Software Summit - What a Blast!

Posted by bdudney on November 2, 2003 at 3:39 PM PST

There were about 700 really smart people at the conference. Every talk I went to was chock full of great content.
One of my favorite things in the world is to learn something new and man has this been a feeding frenzy. I had many great conversations with the people I've meet ranging from Lego Mindstorms to process and methodology.