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GOTO 2021 • Dungeons, Dragons & Developers • Matt Brunt


This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia February 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia
Matt Brunt - Dungeon Master, Code Tinkerer & Cybersecurity Pro
ABSTRACT You enter the dungeon, as the echoes of your footsteps sound around you, something catches your eye — is that… oh, oh no. You grab your trusty sword and with your fellow adventurers, you seek to overcome the mighty challenge that lays ahead of you: building software. This talk is a look at some of the parallels between dungeons and dragons, and software development. Matt will show you how lessons learned through delving into dungeons and fighting monsters with a party of adventurers can help teams of developers when building software in the real world. Are you ready to join him in a mighty quest [...]
TIMECODES 00:00 Intro 04:32 Dungeons & Dragons 06:16 The dungeon master 07:36 Our story begins with you 09:31 Wizards 10:58 Our party 12:25 The quest 16:25 Quest requirements 23:48 Losing the path 25:57 Decisions need context 31:58 The final hill 35:31 Summary 36:38 Outro
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