For a while I've been thinking about what makes me like or dislike a
project. Having spent a very big part of my career working for
6 replies - 5752 views - 06/29/11 by Sandro Mancuso in Articles
Not long ago, I gave a talk
about Software Craftsmanship where I asked who liked to work on
greenfield projects. Almost everyone raised their hands. Then...
3 replies - 15051 views - 06/28/11 by Sandro Mancuso in Articles
A flag argument is a kind of function argument that tells the
function to carry out a different operation depending on its
value. Let's imagine we want...
4 replies - 4922 views - 06/24/11 by Martin Fowler in News
By now everybody and their screensaver have heard the Optimization Mantra: Don’t Do It!
This is commonly wrapped in a three-rule package (I...
10 replies - 4932 views - 06/18/11 by Ashod Nakashian in News
We’re using Fedora on our local developer work stations and some of
the default key bindings of the operating system seem to conflict with
2 replies - 3471 views - 06/17/11 by Mark Needham in News
What is it? Coding guidelines, or coding
standards if you will, are documents consisting of rules and
recommendations on the use of C# in enterprise...
0 replies - 7916 views - 06/16/11 by Dennis Doomen in News
Well perhaps not Nirvana then, but at least having a suitable level of test coverage.
I wanted to write an article around the uptake of test driven...
1 replies - 5674 views - 06/15/11 by Martin Harris in News
I recently reflected on SCRUM and the role of the ScrumMaster. We
know that a ScrumMaster should act as a servant-leader; she should
provide guidance but...
9 replies - 7464 views - 06/14/11 by Marco Tedone in Articles
I’ve been thinking a bit about Parkinson’s Law recently and its’ applicability in software development.
Parkinson’s law is defined as...
1 replies - 3852 views - 06/14/11 by Mark Needham in Articles
In an unsurprising maneuver that seems to echo the strategies of many
other projects, Scala has moved their repository from Subversion to Github. Some...
0 replies - 12974 views - 06/14/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose
At the 2010 Norwegian Developer's Conference, Hadi Hariri explained state and interaction testing so that developers could use both to their full advantage...
0 replies - 8350 views - 05/26/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
I've seen some discussion on Stack Overflow that is best characterized
by the question: "What is Strictly Agile?", or "What's the Official...
0 replies - 3659 views - 05/25/11 by Steven Lott in Articles
we’ve skirted around the edges of Continuous Deployment on this blog,
we haven’t really gone into any details. The main reason...
3 replies - 6899 views - 05/21/11 by Daniel Ackerson in News
Recently I confronted myself (yet again!) with a contradiction
between theory and practice. All the Agile books I have read and the
courses I've attended...
14 replies - 5912 views - 05/18/11 by Marco Tedone in Articles
When it comes to practicing what you preach as a software company, ThoughtWorks Studios is a prime example of an organization that eats its own dogfood. ...
1 replies - 9150 views - 05/18/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in News