Handling Null Values

Brian Hartin

Brian will briefly talk about how he has used a particular approach to almost ignore the concept of null values. CAVEAT: this approach probably makes the most sense in languages that have an Option type. Brian will also talk about how optional values increase complexity and how Scala 3 has features to essentially prohibit null values.

What the heck is Lean BYTES?

Lean BYTES is a short, 16-minute (get it? two bytes equal 16 bits... #nerdjokes), presentation designed to provide you with the tools you need to take your teams to the next level in an easily consumable, shareable format.

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Thriving in Change: A Playbook for Creating Resilient Teams
Jim Lowery
Jim Lowery

The ability to drive meaningful and lasting change is a critical skill for leaders.