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JULY 28 2018 / 9am-4pm

carolina code


A conference for everyone who codes


JULY 28, 2018 9am-4pm


Brickyard Greenville

400 Birnie Street, Suite J

Greenville, SC 29611


Carolina Code Conf is a welcoming community driven, "polyglot" conference in Greenville, South Carolina. We would like to invite coders of all experience levels and life experiences to attend. If you've never been to a conference. It's time.


The Brickyard
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Women Who Code Greenville
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Tropical Grille
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Doing it all
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8:30 AM-9:00 AM

Morning coffee social time

David Berry


9 AM - 9:45 AM

Unit Testing Things That Are Hard To Test

Some things like File IO and HTTP calls are hard to test meaning they don't get the test coverage they should. This can lead to hard to find bugs, especially in tricky failure scenarios. I'll show how you can write tests for these scenarios and how that results in a better quality code base.

Jeremy Smith


9:50 AM - 10:35 AM

Solo: How to Build and Manage Successful Web Apps By Your Lonesome

You're building a web app alone. How do you ensure project success? We'll look at the pros and cons of working solo, the kinds of projects that are well-suited, strategies for professional growth, and development and operational processes that will save you time and help you sleep better at night.

Cameron Presley


10:40 AM - 11:25 AM

How To Have Code Reviews Developers Actually Want

Are your code reviews useful? Do you feel that you're learning something new and issues are being caught? Or are they just a rubber stamp? Let's make code reviews effective again!

In this talk, I'll give you some tips and tricks to have valuable code reviews for you and your team.

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Lunch Break

Bhakthi Liyanage

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

12:35 PM - 1:20 PM

How to become a Jedi: Introduction to Mind Machine Interfacing using Brain Activity(EEG) and Azure IoT

Come and learn how to control your surrounding like a Jedi with your brain power!!!

J Scott Chapman

Stratus Data Systems, Big Sky Code Academy

1:25 PM - 2:10 PM

Monkey at the Machine: How human biology puts us at odds with being a knowledge worker and how to overcome it.

From our early history we've been great noticers of changes in our environment. Pair that penchant for "shiny things" with a constant barrage of interruptions both of our own doing and from others and it can be difficult to get anything done.

Barry Jones


2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Repeating History...on Purpose...with Elixir

A dive into what makes Elixir the ideal language for the web, what makes it special that can't be duplicated in other languages, and how the problems most languages are trying to address today were solved 30 years ago.

Grayson Hicks


3:05 PM - 3:50 PM

Dive into Styled Components

Leave your flames and preconceptions about CSS-in-JS at the door. I love CSS and JS no matter who's where. I'll talk about the benefits of, and why I love, the styled-components library. I'll show you the fundamental power of styled-components, and illustrate why it's my favorite complement to JSX.

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks, Thanks, Closing Socials


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