DDD Europe 2024 - Program

Technical Debt - Prevention, Management and Reduction

Pre-conference Workshops


Michael Feathers

Michael Feathers
May 27-28

In this intensive two-day workshop led by Michael Feathers, participants will gain a deep understanding of technical debt and learn practical strategies for dealing with it in large software projects. Drawing from the initial insights of Feathers' book, "Working Effectively with Legacy Code," and further work, the workshop will dive into hands-on and automation assisted (AI) techniques that will help you assess, plan and move forward in systems with various levels of debt.


Knowledge of and experience in programming.

Participants should bring a laptop with a development environment for Java, C#, or Javascript. Exercises will be provided.

About Michael Feathers

Michael Feathers is the founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, a company specializing in software and organization design. Michael is also the author of the book Working Effectively with Legacy Code.