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What do handicrafts and programming have in common?

August 30, 2020

Software development is often described as “craftsmanship”. What is craftsmanship? And does that mean software development and programming have something in common with, say, a more traditional craft like handicrafts (sewing, knitting, weaving, etc)?

In this presentation, I will talk about the meta level similarities between handicrafts and programming, and demonstrate that any crafter/maker has the essentials meta level skills of a programmer.

Presenter: Senja Jarva

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