Writing Code for the Future

Track: Practices and Other Tech

Are you still referring to your primary instances as “master?” In our evolving culture, there are myriad words and phrases to be avoided in our code, towards the goal of software being an equitable, welcoming space. Join me to learn what’s problematic to include in your code, why these things ought to be avoided, and what to write instead.

Valarie Regas

Valarie Regas is a DevOps enthusiast, a Georgia Tech coding bootcamp graduate, and a veteran mommy. She holds a BA in Psychology and currently works as a DevOps Engineer. After years being a stay-at-home mom, she decided to change her life by entering Tech, and has learned a lot along the way. In addition to DevOps, she enjoys mixed martial arts fighting, table-top role playing games, public speaking, creating tiny humans, and political activism.