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01:26:43

Lies, Damn Lies, and Estimates

Posted by Seb Rose  on  Jul 04, 2014

Seb Rose wonders if estimates are worthwhile and discusses what business people – Steve McConnell, Demarco, Lister, Disraeli - have to say about this.

49:59

Practicing at the Cutting Edge

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jul 03, 2014

Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java and how it contrasts to C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of pushing the limits of performance and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams, which often stands at odds with the culture in many organisations.

51:27

Fighting Bit Rot with your Mind

Posted by Viktor Klang  on  Jul 01, 2014 1

Viktor Klang discusses approaches to writing software without building a complex, full of bugs and hard to maintain basecode.

56:53

Why Agile Doesn't Scale (and What You Can Do about It)

Posted by Dan North  on  Jun 27, 2014 1

Dan North believes Agile scales if teams achieve contextual consistency through shared guiding principles, a clear vision and a common understanding.

01:03:11

TDD: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

Posted by Ian Cooper  on  Jun 22, 2014 8

Ian Cooper reminds what was Kent's original proposition on TDD, what misunderstandings occurred along the way and suggests a better approach to TDD, one that supports development rather impeding it.

47:09

Applied API Design

Posted by Jon Skeet  on  Jun 15, 2014

Jon Skeet provides practical advice on designing APIs using immutability, separation of concerns and other principles, resulting in elegant and reusable code.

53:23

Risk Management is Project Management for Grown-Ups

Posted by Tim Lister  on  Jun 12, 2014

Tim Lister presents the advantages—and the dangers—of practicing risk management in an adult-like fashion, offering a process for tailoring an organization and discussing how an organization can grow up.

01:08:41

How to Make the Most of Code Analysis?

Posted by Patrick Smacchia  on  Jun 09, 2014

Patrick Smacchia shares code analysis-related practices -structuring code, measuring code quality, automated tests, code contracts, reporting progress, trending- based on his experience with NDepend.

59:10

Information Radiators - How to Heat Up Your Team

Posted by Martin L. Harbolt  on  May 31, 2014 2

Martin L. Harbolt focuses on methods of providing data to a team to help them remain focused and maintain the rhythm necessary for success: KanBan boards, burn down charts and others, with examples.

53:53

Development, Deployment & Collaboration at Etsy

Posted by Daniel Schauenberg  on  May 27, 2014

Daniel Schauenberg provides insights into how Etsy develops software and what tools and processes they utilize to help them achieve their goals.

39:32

Continuous Delivery at 7digital - An Experience Report

Posted by Chris O'Dell  on  May 25, 2014

Chris O'Dell presents the impact had on people and the development process by adopting Continuous Delivery at 7digital.

53:48

The Tao, of the Joy, of Coding

Posted by Dick Wall  on  May 23, 2014 3

Dick Wall makes connections between Lao-Tzu’ philosophical insights found within his writing, Tao Te Ching, and the art of software development.

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