Month: March 2020

We're all about the individual developer, not our employers.

Opinion: Gradle > Maven

Mike takes on a giant with his belief that Gradle > Maven. He has been portraying a software engineer for over 20 years and finding out as every day passes by, what a beginner he is. Mike discovered XP programming 12 years ago and has been hooked ever since. His passions include anything that makes the daily grind of creating and delivering value suck less than the day before. He currently resides in Farmington, Michigan and works for one of the major employers in the Southeast Michigan area.

New Logo – You Decide

To keep it lean, we went to and made an investment. Now we need to vote on which logo. Join slack to vote!

Growing the Community: March 2020

Growing a meetup in a pandemic, wasn’t the goal – but here’s how we’re doing.

Upcoming April 15th : Bob Allen BDD Mobbing

It’s our first in person meetup. Forced online during the 2020 Pandemic, we’re going to learn about Behavior Driven Development with Bob Allen ins a mob format. Code will be written, as as group. RSVP today!

Flash Mob Programming

On March 25, we hosted a mob programming live stream including Woody Zuill. It instigated a problem; our community started to mob program katas on video chat. If you’d like to mob program with us, follow us on Twitter and look for a flash mob or join our slack, it’s free.

March 25th Meetup Livestream, “Who’s the Mystery Mobster?”

Look, it’s unfortunate we’re all at home, but we’re safe and sound. At Canton Coders, we see that as an opportunity to make the “global” and new local. It’s an awesome way to get better, and we have PROFESSIONAL Coaches willing to lead the session. If you want to be on stream, drop us a…
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#March25Mob Mystery Mob Partial Line Up

Who’s the mystery mobsters? We’re sure you’ve heard of them, read their books, or maybe their your peer. Anyway, it will be fun and educational.

March 18th Livestream, “What most people get wrong with CI/CD?

A little pandemic won’t stop us from having a meetup, virtually. We’ll call this spring training, with Bob Allen kicking the season off April 15th in person at our normal location. This month, we’ll go south to Arkansas, where Dana and Bryan will have a live conversation. “What people get wrong about CI/CD”. We will be answering live questions from our slack so join, it’s free. The video platform will be announced later this date.