Xavier F. Gouchet

Senior Software Engineer at Datadog

Talk Title

Successfully publishing a tested, upgradeable and documented Open Source Library






14:40 > 40 min


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You’ve written some code, and you’d like to make it Open Source. Congratulations!

Publishing an Open Source library goes beyond just releasing your code on Github. New users with different use cases means preparing for the unpredictable. How do you ensure your code is safe and efficient? Is your code easy to read? Do you have a plan for upgrades in the future?

This talk will look at best practices and showcase a checklist to follow when writing and publishing an Open Source Library, from the documentation to ensuring your library never fails for developers using it.

Speaker Bio

Xavier F. Gouchet is a Senior Software Engineer at Datadog, experienced public speaker, and proud father. Passionate about open source, testing and architecture, he has been dabbling in Android since the Cupcake days and has been working as a professional Android engineer since 2012.