Let's focus on what agile means before trying to emobdy it.
Tony pushing my buttons to get on my podium about estimating story points.
TDD is so easy, it's hard. Just some thoughts about why it's so hard to get a team to practice TDD consistently.
Having a routine enables sustainable velocity. Here's the process I encourage my teams to follow in order to establish a routine and reach a healthy, sustainable velocity.
Amber Teamann wrote a post on her blog titled, How can we all keep the kindergarten spirit?. I thought it would be interesting to post a version of Amber's article that changes the context from school to work.
Or rather, you think there's going to be a conflict about a particular subject and so you don't even broach it. You don't even know if all the subsequent decisions and problems could've been avoided had you just asked.
I started out writing a verbose post about how to create a DevOps culture in an enterprise. After sleeping on it, I realized that people really need tactical suggestions on how to create a DevOps culture, not just a description. So here's a DevOps Culture todo list.
I want to capture and share my journey about how I increase my work output as a software engineer by multiples of 10, 100, 1000.
I want to work on a team who's culture has these characteristics.
Has your boss ever asked you to increase your code quality? How did you do that?
In order to reuse code, it must pass the teams measurement of readability and discoverability.
Every web site should respond with the requested representation for a resource. Let's cut through the chase.
This has been a long time coming. I've preached about blogging for years and yet, have never done it myself. Well, I have but that was back in 1997 and I didn't keep it up and I don't have proof. Not only that, but I'm a big believer that programmers should write code and if you're a programmer AND gonna write a blog, that you should write the blog engine yourself. It shows off your talents, or lack there of, and you'll learn something along the way.