In cities all over the world, groups of software developers have been getting together at weekends repeatedly trying to write code for a given problem, but never completing a solution. At coderetreats, developers learn from each other and refine their software design skills. In this article David examines how they work? What do people say about them? How to make them even better?
“You can’t do 2-week iterations with hardware!” This is the first thing you’ll hear when talk turns to Agile methods in hardware-software product development. A mix of existing robust hardware development ideas, plus a few newly taken from Agile software are being used now by real teams, even to get around - or through - the challenge of doing fast iterations.
The book Unblock! A Guide to the New Continuous Agile by Andy Singleton provides ideas and practices for doing distributed cloud-based development with continuous delivery. It describes how you can build, test, and frequently release code, and how continuous agile can be used with strategies for managing teams, products, and enterprises in a continuous delivery environment.
Book Review and QnA with authors of eBook "Perspectives on Agile Software Development".
At then recent Agile Singapore conference James Grenning presented two technically focused talks - one on the importance of technical excellence and the other teaching test driven development. 3
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Kevlin Henney gave two talks focusing on the importance of simplicity in architecture and implementation and on programming with Good Unit Tests (GUTS).
How does Google manage the test and release processes for Chrome for iOS? What kind of tests are in place? What is the life cycle of a new feature from acceptance to release?
Delivering the right products fast can be challenging, certainly when there are many unknowns along the way. If you want to build products fast you need to be able to learn fast and efficiently.
What it takes to build Android apps that scale up to millions of global users? At last AnDevCon, seven experienced Android developers tried to answer that question.
The book More Agile Testing cover developments in agile testing from the last five years: challenges, test practices, and examples of and experiences with testing from teams all around the world. 2
Product risk analysis (PRA) can be done during the various phases of sequential or agile system development. This article shows how to apply PRA to elevate it from project level to domain level.
"Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners" by Ilan Goldstein is a must read book that delivers real world examples on how to effectively implement and embed Agile in your team or organisation.