IntroductionI went to ForwardJS. Here are my notes for day 1:Livable CodeSarah Mei @sarahmei @LivableCodeShe's the chief architect at devmind.io. She's been doing software consulting for 10 years--half of her career. She runs RubyConf and RailsConf.She talked at a very high level about the software process in general such as the Capability Maturity Model, Conway's Law, the statement that there's no silver bullet, etc.There's the code, and then there's the team. She's focusing on the codebase.If you see a problem in your code, it's reflecting a problem in your team, and vice versa.http://bit.ly/brooks-1986 is Brooks' paper on "No Silver Bullet".Software is more like theater people putting together a play than factory workers making cars.Software projects are never "done" these days.She talked about software architecture.New jobs are in application development. Rarely do they focus on the architectural concerns. The frameworks alre…
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