Building something fast is, of course, important to get your product or feature to market, but so is investing in well-built technology that stands the test of time. Unfortunately, those two are often mutually exclusive.
This session investigates the trade-offs between the two extremes and the area in between, along with some great real-world examples of how these decisions were made (and their consequences.)
Delivered at Casual Connect Seattle, July 2012.
Scott Lantz is a Sr. Technical Project Manager in PopCap’s Platform Services group. There he works on centralized technology initiatives including PopCap’s metrics platform and other data-related services. Before that, he worked in PopCap’s studio on such titles as Bejeweled Blitz, Zuma’s Revenge, and Peggle Nights.