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  • Oct 2, Code Works Los Angeles
    Topic TBA
    Travis Swicegood, author of Pragmatic Version Control Using Git
  • Oct 2-4, Twin Cities Software Symposium, Minneapolis, MN
    “Third time’s a charm: What’s new in Spring 3.0,” “WAR and Pieces: Breaking down monolithic web applications with Spring-DM and OSGi,” “That old Spring magic has me in its SpEL: DI Wizardy with the Spring Expression Language,” and “Beyond JUnit: Powertools for Test-Driven Development”
  • Oct 3-4, Los Altos Hills, CA
  • Oct 4, Code Works Dallas
    Topic TBA
    Travis Swicegood, author of Pragmatic Version Control Using Git
  • Oct 4
    John Atanasoff’s birthday
  • Oct 4-6, JAOO, Denmark
    Behaviour-driven development—writing software that matters” (1/2 day tutorial) and “Adventures of an Agile Architect”
    Dan North, author of The RSpec Book
  • Oct 4-7, Los Angeles, CA
  • Oct 4-7, Orlando, FL
  • Oct 4-9, Denver, CO
    Models ’09, the ACM/IEEE 12th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems
  • Oct 5, Supreme Court chambers, Washington, DC
    Season Opener: South Carolina v. North Carolina
  • Oct 5-7, Bloomington, IN
  • Oct 7-9, Mumbai, India
  • Oct 10-16, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Oct 11-14, San Antonio, TX
  • Oct 11-14, Big Sky, MT
  • Oct 11-15, San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 11-16, Grenoble, France
    CODE/ISSS, International Conference on Hardware-Software Codesign and System Synthesis
  • Oct 12, Skills Matter, London
    “Refactoring Your Wetware, Full Day Workshop”
    Andy Hunt
  • Oct 13
    Arthur Burks’ birthday
  • Oct 13-14, Rails Summit Latin America, Säo Paulo, Brazil
    Topic TBD
    David Chelimsky, author of The RSpec Book
  • Oct 15-16, Lake Buena Vista, FL
    ESEM 2009, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement
  • Oct 16-18, Voices That Matter: iPhone Developers Conference
    “Peer to Peer Networking for Games and More”
  • Oct 16-18, Voices That Matter: iPhone Developers Conference
    “Custom User Interfaces with Core Animation”
    Marcus Zarra, author of Core Data
  • Oct 16-18, PostgreSQL Conference West 2009, Seattle WA
    “Practical Full-Text Search in PostgreSQL” and “Practical Object-Oriented Models in SQL”
    Bill Karwin
  • Oct 17-18, Voices That Matter, Boston, MA
    Topic TBD
    Marcus S. Zarra, author of Core Data
  • Oct 19-21, Denver, CO
    Dave Thomas and Chad Fowler, author of The Passionate Programmer
  • Oct 19-22, SpringOne and Groovy/Grails Experience, New Orleans LA
    “Grails Quick-Start” and “Not Your Father’s Custom Tags”
    Dave Klein, author of Grails Quick Start
  • Oct 19-22, SpringOne and Groovy/Grails Experience, New Orleans LA
    “That old Spring magic has me in its SpEL: DI Wizardy with the Spring Expression Language”
    Craig Walls, author of Modular Java
  • Oct 19-22, San Jose, CA
  • Oct 19-22, ZendCon, San Jose CA
    “Getting Git”
    Travis Swicegood, author of Pragmatic Version Control Using Git
  • Oct 19-22, New Orleans LA
    SpringOne and Groovy / Grails Experience
  • Oct 19-23, Cambridge, MA
  • Oct 19-24, Beijing, China
  • Oct 20-22, San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 21, JUG, Richmond VA
    “Refactoring Your Wetware”
    Andy Hunt
  • Oct 21-23, Santa Clara, CA
  • Oct 22, Nashua Scrum Club
    “Manage Your Project Portfolio: A Lean and Agile Approach”
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
  • Oct 22, Compaid webinar
    “Pragmatic Lessons Learned in Project Management”
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
  • Oct 22-23, New York, New York
  • Oct 22-24, Fairfaz, VA
  • Oct 23, University City, MO
  • Oct 24, Minneapolis MN
    The Twin Cities Code Camp
  • Oct 24, The Twin Cities Code Camp, Minneapolis MN
    “Meet Ruby”
    Brian Hogan, author of Web Design for Developers
  • Oct 24, The Twin Cities Code Camp, Minneapolis MN
    “No More Excuses: Test Your Javascript!”
    Kevin Gisi
  • Oct 25-28, PNSQC, Portland OR
    Topic TBD
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
  • Oct 25-29, Orlando, FL
  • Oct 26-28, PNSQC, Portland OR
    Topic TBA
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
  • Oct 26-29, Biloxi, MS
  • Oct 27-28, Prague
    A Whistlestop Tour to Naked Object 4.0
  • Oct 28
    Ted Hoff’s birthday
  • Oct 30-31, DevOpsDays ’09 Conference, Ghent, Belgium
    “Non-Functional Requirements: do user stories really help?”
    Rachel Davies, author of Agile Coaching
  • Nov 2, Skillsmatter, London
    “In the Brain of Dan Haywood”
  • Nov 2-4, Agile Vancouver
    Topic TBA
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
  • Nov 6-8, Las Vegas, NV
  • Nov 7, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, UK
  • Nov 8-12, AYE conference
    Topic TBA
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
  • Nov 9-13, Orlando FL
    Agile Development Practices Conference 2009
  • Nov 9-13, Agile Development Practices, Orlando FL
    “Pragmatic Thinking and Learning”
    Andy Hunt
  • Nov 9-13, Agile Development Practices, Orlando FL
    Several topics in the testing sub-conference
    Jared Richardson, author of Ship It!
  • Nov 12, Agile Development Practices Conference 2009
    “Focused Continuous Testing”
    Rod Coffin
  • Nov 14-15, Greater Boston Chapter of ACM, in Boston, MA
    Craig Walls is sharing the stage for two days with Ken Sipe doing an overview of Spring, covering much of the Spring portfolio.
  • Nov 15-17, International PHP Conference, Karlsruhe
    Topic TBA
    Travis Swicegood, author of Pragmatic Version Control Using Git
  • Nov 16-17, Antwerp
    “Introducing Scimpi”
  • Nov 16-20, Devoxx09, Antwerp
    “Pomodoro Technique”
    Staffan Nöteberg
  • Nov 17-19, Los Angeles
  • Nov 20, Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Windows’ birthday
  • Nov 20, Italian Agile Day, Bologna, Italy
    “SOAP is dead, long live REST”
    Paolo Perrotta, author of Metaprogramming Ruby
  • Dec 1-3, Long Beach, CA
    Pragmatic Studio - Ruby on Rails
    Dave Thomas and Chad Fowler, author of The Passionate Programmer
  • Dec 1-4, Long Beach, CA
    Pragmatic Studio - 4 day ‘how to’ for iPhone SDK development
    Bill Dudney, author of Core Animation for Mac OS X and the iPhone and iPhone SDK Development, and Pragmatic Bookshelf editor Daniel Steinberg
  • Dec 2-3, Agile ’09, Copenhagen
    “Pomodoro Technique”
    Staffan Nöteberg
  • Dec 5
    ARPANET expanded to four nodes 40 years ago today, while the Grateful Dead played live at Fillmore West
  • Dec 7
    Tom Waits’ birthday
  • Dec 10, London Geek Nights, London
    “Naked Objects 4.0”
  • Dec 10
    Ada Lovelace’s birthday
  • Dec 16-19, Kochi, India
  • Dec 25, Canada, USA
    “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” opens
    Writer and Director, Terry Gilliam; starring Heath Ledger, Christopher Plummer, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law
  • Dec 28
    Linus Torvalds’ birthday

Jackie Carter is an editor at The Pragmatic Programmers. Jackie pulled together the author events for his calendar.