Adam Hynes

Atlassian

Don`t be left out: How to develop software in a distributed team

Working with a team on the other side of the world can be a lonely, frustrating experience. But with the right attitude, practices, and tools, it could just be the most effective way to build software with others. Learn how I moved to the other side of the world and stayed productive without changing teams.

Full abstract

In this talk, you’ll learn about the joy of having all your code reviewed while you sleep. You’ll learn of the pain of waiting for a whole day for an answer to an important question. But above all, you’ll learn what you need to do to be able to work productively when your team is ten long hours away.

See how I use tools such as Floobits for real-time remote pairing, and HipChat for asynchronous stand-ups to keep the team on the same page across timezones.