A passionate developer, Paul has worked fifteen years across the software landscape. His experience ranges from boutique consulting to rapid growth SASS microservice development to international enterprise software. From Atlanta to Silicon Valley, from insurance to aviation, from Sybase to Spring, his focus remains the same: deliver quality software that drives business value.
Could your application benefit from greater configuration? Could you build a configuration framework to make certain changes in your applications easier? Should you? This talk will explore the dynamic between code and configuration. We will seek to understand the difference between code and configuration and the pros and cons of each. Ultimately, we will seek to arrive at practical guidance for which parts of an application are best suited for configuration and how to focus configuration efforts.