Sharing our thoughts on Software Design, Design Smells, and Refactoring
Ganesh Samarthyam is an independent consultant, corporate trainer and author based in Bangalore. Earlier, he worked for the Software Architecture and Development team in Siemens Corporate Research & Technologies in Bangalore. His work involved providing consultancy to development teams on code and design quality, pursuing applied research in the areas of software design, and conducting trainings on topics related to software design and refactoring and quality-driven development. Ganesh has 11 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to Siemens, he worked in Hewlett-Packard's C++ compiler team for 5 years where he also represented HP in the ANSI/ISO C++ standardization committee. He is an IEEE-certified Software Engineering Certified Instructor (SECI) and regularly conducts training for the IEEE SWEBOK Certificate Program (SCP) and IEEE Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) program. He has also helped contribute course material for the IEEE’s SWEBOK Certificate Program (SCP). Ganesh has authored/co-authored several books on programming. His latest book titled "Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 7 Programmer Exams 1Z0-804 and 1Z0-805" has been published by Apress in 2013. In his free time, he also regularly contributes to a column on software programming and design in “Open Source For You” magazine. He has written numerous articles on programming related topics for national and international magazines, such as Java Developer’s Journal (JDJ). His areas of interest include design smells and refactoring, bug patterns, software quality assessment methods, and programming languages. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Girish Suryanarayana is currently a senior member of technical staff at Siemens Corporate Research & Technologies, Bangalore, India. At Siemens, he is involved in providing architectural guidance to software development teams, pursuing research in topics related to software architecture and design, and conducting internal software design and architecture training. Girish is a member of the IEEE Software Advisory Board. He actively contributes to software engineering conferences. This year, he is also on the program committee for Software Engineering In Practice (SEIP) track in International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE). He also serves on the external advisory board for the IT department at the Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College of Engineering and Technology, Nandyal, India, and helps formulate industry-relevant curricula for the B.Tech and M.Tech programs.
Girish received a PhD in information and computer science from the University of California, Irvine, in 2007. His research interests include software architecture, design patterns, design smells, and reputation-based trust management systems. He is an IEEE-certified Software Engineering Certified Instructor (SECI) and regularly conducts training for the IEEE SWEBOK Certificate Program (SCP) and IEEE Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA). He has also helped contribute course material for the IEEE’s SWEBOK Certificate Program (SCP). He is regularly invited by local universities to deliver guest lectures on software architecture and design topics. Contact
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Tushar Sharma is a member of the Software Architecture and Development group at Siemens Corporate Research and Technologies India. His work at Siemens involves researching and providing consultation on topics related to software design, refactoring, testability, design patterns, and change impact analysis. He has also been involved in a number of internal design assessments which has afforded him the opportunity to observe at close design methodologies in practice. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, where he specialized in design patterns and refactoring. Tushar has several patents related to software design and also maintains a blog on design and refactoring. He has recently co-authored the book “Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 7 Programmer Exams 1Z0-804 and 1Z0-805" published by Apress in 2013. He can be reached at email@example.com. Here is his Amazon