Quality Coder

The second episode of LETs talk for year 2019 was successfully concluded with a great impact on young professional coders and developers in Sri Lanka.

Themed Quality Coder, the event held on the 25th of July 5 PM onwards at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology; metro campus in Colombo 3. LETs talk was initiated with the intention to educate the young professionals in Sri Lanka, with timely consequential matters through a series of technical and non-technical talks.

Quality coding is an area that lacks in most of Sri Lankan Software personals which holds a glass ceiling for Sri Lankans to compete with the international world. The key-note speaker for the evening, Mr. Chamil Jeewantha, a software architect, a visiting lecturer, consultant was contributing to overcome this issue; being a co-author of ICTA Quality Corder Manual. He walked the audience through a real life example highlighting the quality code practices.

He commented,

Coding is a war in english

emphasising the fact that writing a quality code should comprise delivering the accurate idea of the application that, naming classes, variables should illustrate what they do. He also emphasized that the best practice of code development is test driven development.

“With this approach, you are starting to identify the business scenarios earlier during development.”,

he stated.

Around 35 participated to this evening. Among them were young professionals and interns in software industry.