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Ferdinando Santacroce

Developer, trainer, author, speaker at Intré srl


Brescia, Italy


Ferdinando Santacroce is a developer, author, trainer and speaker who loves learning new things.

As a software developer, Ferdinando worked a lot on the .NET platform using C#, bridging the gap from old style systems and new platforms. During his career he has allowed COBOL applications to talk with remote services, databases and electronic devices like cash handlers, document scanners and electronic shelf labels. At the moment he is focused on Java and JavaScript projects, working on software for a big Italian energy player.

He pursue continuous improving and the Agile Manifesto, which he follows with great care, in conjunction with eXtreme Programming foundations and Lean Manufacturing.
Since 2016, he is a member of Italian Agile Movement, an associations that takes care of agile disciplines in Italy; every year he contributes to the organization of the Italian Agile Days, the biggest conference in Italy about the topic.

As a teacher, back in 90' Ferdinando realized the first web-based school register on his school district, allowing parents to take a look at grades and absences day by day.
He loves even teach to ordinary people, from children to grandpas, getting them ready for the use of computers, Internet and new mobile devices.

Ferdinando enjoys writing, too; after some years of silence, he started to blog again about his work and passions, which often ends to be the same thing.
He also wrote a book for Packt Publishing about Git, Git Essentials.

Mostly of what he learned comes from his fellows and colleagues, which incites him reading books, attend to inspiring conference like XP Conf, Italian Agile Day, Codemotion, other that helping his growth working on the same code with him.

All the energy he spend comes from his wife, Maria, and their newborn kid, Giovanni.

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software programming git dotnet java agile scrum retrospectives serious gaming tdd bdd clean code ddd xp

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