Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Friday, February 13, 2009
- Quality-Speed Tradeoff — You’re kidding yourself: Ron Jeffries on the quality vs. speed argument
- The Pomodoro Technique
- Agile in a Flash: Agile Reference in the form of flashcards, with explanations and comments
- Clean Code Grades: Clean Code Developer Grade system is a graduated collection of principles, rules and practices which a software professional can use to produce "cleaner" code. It is based partly on the contents of the book Clean Code by Robert C. Martin.
- Kanban, Flow and Cadence
- Burndowns and Flareups in Agile Design
Friday, January 30, 2009
- Announcing Trinidad: In-process test runner for FitNesse wiki pages
- Rake Stats: How to log Rails 'rake stats' command output over time and add extensions to it into CruiseControl
- Clarke Ching's "Rocks into Gold": a biztech parable for software developers who want to Survive - and then Thrive – through the Credit Crunch.
- Hiring Software Developers: The Agile Aptitude Test
- Agile Payback: The adoption of agile programming methods has proved one of the most effective and popular strategies of the past year
- Anthrax and Standups: Slightly old but relevant post from Brian Marick on story-based standups
- Playgrounds & a Thought on Testing
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The prescriptive architecture is due for delivery in the fall of 2009, said Steve Elfanbaum, Asynchrony’s president. But it won’t take the full length of the contract for new Web-based capabilities to come out, or for the transition architecture to be fully defined.
“People (in USTRANSCOM) are already clamoring for new services and want to use what we have now,” he said. “So as things come out of this process, as the various templates and standards fall out, we’ll start to use those as soon as we can.”
That's textbook agile philosophy, providing value as soon as possible. Who says government contracts can't be done agilely (or at least more agilely)?
Monday, January 26, 2009
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
They're relatively cheap to make (just go to Kinko's if you don't have your own laminator or teacher friend), though Dan advises getting the "special kind" of laminate for easy cleaning.