Craft 2023 - Adam Tornhill
Adam Tornhill
Founder at CodeScene
About Adam Tornhill

Adam Tornhill is a programmer who combines degrees in engineering and psychology. He’s the founder of CodeScene, the leading Software Engineering Intelligence tool. Adam is also the author of multiple technical books, including the best selling Your Code as a Crime Scene, as well as an award-winning software researcher. Adam’s other interests include modern history, music, retro computing, and martial arts.

Code Red: The Business Impact of Code Quality
Software Delivery Craft Matters
code quality
technical debt
Level: General
In schedule:
Craft Cirque
May 18, 16:00 - 16:45 CET

Code quality is an abstract concept that fails to get traction at the business level. Consequently, software companies keep trading code quality for new features. The resulting technical debt is estimated to waste up to 42% of developers' time, causing stress and uncertainty, as well as making our job less enjoyable than it should be. Without clear and quantifiable benefits, it's hard to build a b...

Treat your Code as a Crime Scene
Software Delivery Craft Matters
technical debt
healthy code
code analysis
efficient teams
Level: General
May 16, 8:30-17:00
Supercharge Office Budapest, Károly krt. 11, 1075

In this workshop you learn novel analysis techniques that support both technical and organizational decisions around your codebase. The techniques use data from the most underused informational source that we have in our industry: our version-control system. Combined with metaphors from forensic psychology you learn to analyze version-control data to:Identify the code that’s most expensive to main...