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Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 22

November 15, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week. Quite much based on Google Testing blog this time - they happened to have a number of excellent articles in a row.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

» Software Development Poll: Unit Testing: Still Widely Informal Recent poll results. TDD is still not practiced much.
» Leading Agile: Evolution of a Project Schedule Typically I don't include the articles by our permanent contributors to the weekly link set, but this article that describes agile methods to project managers is excellent. I'll probably base on it when speaking to project managers myself.
» thekua.com@work " Application logging principles When and what it makes sense to log things.

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 21

November 8, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week. Quite much based on Google Testing blog this time - they happened to have a number of excellent articles in a row.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

» MF Bliki: EstimatedInterest A way for estimating the technical debt
» Role Storming Excercise for identifying the user roles - via all about agile
» Certified ScrumMaster Training - My Slides Slides that Boris Gloger actually uses on his Certified Scrum Master classes.
» Scrum Case Studies A number of success stories
» Equipo docente Factors of the Scrum adoption success

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 20

November 1, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week. Quite much based on Google Testing blog this time - they happened to have a number of excellent articles in a row.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

» Alistair.Cockburn.us | Agile contracts An excellent collection of ideas people have for contracts on Agile projects
» Larry Page On Evaluating Projects A short tip on what could be a good way for evaluating the project proposals :)
» TotT: Contain Your Environment Google's advice on making your objects work with the different kinds of environments easily.
» GUI Testing: Don't Sleep Without Synchronization Google's advice on UI testing. Details are C++ specific, but the concept is appliable to other languages.
» Testability Explorer: Measuring Testability A Google tool for advices on the testability of your Java code.
» Brian's House of Bilz: My Year With TDD I started out in August of 2007 with what I THOUGHT was TDD. Sure, I wrote my tests before my code, but the philosophy behind it wasn't enough to be effective. It wasn't until I went to Boston for a 3-day seminar on TDD.

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 19

October 25, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week.

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Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 18

October 18, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

If you happen to encounter another interesting content published since last Friday, please, post links in the comments.

» Agile for the rest of us There is no other way to success but the hard work
» Google Testing Blog: Test Engineering at Google What test engineers do in Google
» The new user story backlog is a map Linear product backlog is not the only way
» James Shore: Successful Software Excellent description of the Kanban approach to planning. Especially useful in extremely dynamic and hardly predictable environments
» Notes from a Tool User: Advantages of TDD List of advantages of test-driven development
» Acceleration: An Agile Productivity Measure A possible way for comparing the different teams
» When is Scrum not Scrum? A list of eight antipatterns

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 17

October 11, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

If you happen to encounter another interesting content published since last Friday, please, post links in the comments.

» Use Risk Management to Make Solid Commitments How to be able to commit to the long term schedule while being explicit about the amount of risk. And the real-life example
» Notes from a Tool User: Agile 2008 Post Roundup A great collection of links to posts about the conference Agile 2008
» thekua.com@work " The world mocks too much Advice on what should and what should not be mocked
» Google Testing Blog: To "new" or not to "new"... Google on what factories are good for and what they are not good for
» Agile Software Development: Agile Project Elaboration: Seed Money An idea on how to start the agile project

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 16

October 3, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

If you happen to encounter another interesting content published since last Saturday, please, post links in the comments.

» Scrum Log Jeff Sutherland: Agile Specification: is it a hoax? or a necessity? Agile and specification aren't the opposite things. Here's how you can build the extensive specification step by step.
» Scrum Log Jeff Sutherland: Roots of Scrum: Object Technology Did you know that Scrum was designed to support the object oriented software development?

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 15

September 27, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

» Agile Game Development: Shared Infrastructure Teams Tips on what to do if you work in a shared infrastructure team andwant to use the Agile methods
» Why does a Scrum Process grind to a halt? | Kurt Nielsen " Scrum 4 You A translation of the Kurt Nielsen's article on the reasons for Scrum adoption to decay over time.
» Shock Therapy — Tobias Comment " Scrum 4 You Discussion on the Jeff Sutherland's support for shock therapi as a way for adopting Scrum continues in the blogosphere.
» InfoQ: Prioritizing Your Product Backlog A 75 min long video of the Mike Cohn's talk
» Goodbye mocks, Farewell stubs - ISerializable - Roy Osherove's Blog If mocks and stubs and all the other terms are indeed too difficult to learn, consider going for simpler terms.
» Microtechniques: typing A professional always finds time for sharpening his tools
» Google Testing Blog: Presubmit And Performance Some teams at Google run tests before checking the code in. Including performance tests. They find it useful.

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 14

September 20, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Here is the top writing that caught my attention this week. More links, than usually and not everything is exactly about Agile, but who cares as long as it is related and interesting.

You might like having a look at the previous link packs as well.

If you happen to encounter another interesting content published since last Friday, please, post links in the comments.

Weekly Agile Reading. Pack 13

September 12, 2008 by Artem Marchenko

Top writing that caught my attention this week:

» YouTube - Hyperproductive Distributed Scrum Teams Video: Jeff Sutherland's talk on Hyperproductive Distributed Scrum Teams at the Googleplex
» Elegant Code " Ventilation of Thoughts The source code of a software system is also the design.
» User Stories | A new persepektive what they do " Scrum 4 You User stories are about three basic things: Who, What and Why.

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