Burk Hufnagel

Burk is a long-time programmer and software architect, with experience in multiple languages including Java and JavaScript. He’s a Java Champion who had presented at multiple conferences including ConnectTech, DevNexus, and JavaOne, and contributed to three of the “97 Things” books published by O’Reilly.
Burk works as a Solution Architect for Daugherty Business Solutions where he’s focused on finding ways to deliver better code in less time, and teaching others how to do the same thing.

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Talks

Want to succeed with Test-Driven Development? Stop writing tests!

Test-Driven Development (TDD) has been around for almost twenty years and, despite the claims of its followers, many developers aren't impressed and just don't do it. But wait, TDD is a foundational practice for agile development and things like DevOps, and succeeding with Microservices. So what's a developer to do? Come to this session. You’ll leave understanding the real problem with TDD and knowing how to succeed with it.