Based in Halifax, Alex ‘Sandy’ Walsh is the owner of Dark Secret Software. He has been a senior professional developer for nearly 20 years, a Pythonista for 10+ years and a Golang developer for the last year. He currently works for Planet Labs on the Public API team. Planet labs has the largest constellation of cubesats in the world and takes over 1.5 million photos of the entire earth every day. Previously, he was a core developer on the OpenStack Nova project with Rackspace.

Maritime DevCon 2018

Sandy shot the sheriff, er, unit tests. Sandy puts unit tests on notice with his talk Unit tests are dead – Observability enforces a DevOps mindset.

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