Its time to admit that sometimes it’s okay to incur technical debt,
particularly when it comes to getting it done. So many times, I’ve run
7 replies - 6823 views - 02/19/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
The idea behind the technical debt metaphor
is that there is a cost to taking short cuts (intentional technical
debt) or making mistakes (unintentional...
2 replies - 11630 views - 02/15/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
Earlier this month I attended the monthly meeting of the Seattle PHP Meetup Group.
In ways I didn’t expect, it was a very interesting meeting. The...
3 replies - 16466 views - 01/13/12 by Brian Swan in News
Everyone knows from reading The Mythical Man Month that as you add more people to a software development project you will see diminishing marginal...
1 replies - 6217 views - 12/14/11 by Jim Bird in Articles
“A talented employee may join a company because of
its charismatic leaders, its generous benefits, and its world class
training programs, but how long...
1 replies - 6961 views - 09/10/11 by Esther Derby in News
We are really, REALLY pleased to announce that the third Day Camp 4 Developers has now been announced and tickets are now on sale. This time...
0 replies - 8357 views - 08/16/11 by Cal Evans in News
I was setting up a Continuous Delivery system using Maven as the
build tool, Perforce as the SCM and Go (ThoughtWorks’ CI system). All
7 replies - 10790 views - 07/07/11 by James Betteley in News
Project Management in a software company. As told through the hit video game - "The Sims"
2 replies - 7553 views - 05/27/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
The question of why and how git is so flexible is a
really interesting one. Is it a consequence of its having been around
for so long? Or that it was...
0 replies - 3712 views - 05/26/11 by Rob Williams in Articles
As a developer at DRW, technical debt is
often on your mind. Our front office teams work directly with their
traders (often sitting directly next to...
1 replies - 7159 views - 03/16/11 by Jay Fields in Articles
What is it? In essence, Test Driven Development
(TDD) is a practice in which the interface and the behavior of a
component is designed while writing a...
0 replies - 6560 views - 03/03/11 by Dennis Doomen in News
What is it? A formal review of all code and
artifacts related to a requirement or task by another person than the
original developer. Rework because of...
0 replies - 5556 views - 03/02/11 by Dennis Doomen in News
It ain't easy slinging codeOver the course of my more than
twenty years in the software development industry, I've worked with
hundreds if not thousands of...
8 replies - 9919 views - 11/19/10 by Michael Norton in News
We often use Feature Toggle
on my current team (when gradual release isn't possible). My experience
so far has been: gradual release is better than Feature...
1 replies - 4540 views - 11/01/10 by Jay Fields in Articles
Did you try pair programming but it didn't work? Are you wondering if
it's worth it? Then, this play is for you.In this live play, recorded at Øredev...
0 replies - 9171 views - 07/02/10 by Nitin Bharti in Videos