A look into the Parse class of the fit framework.
Yet another example of an onery bug prevented from being put into the tree by TDD.
Brief summary review of Extreme Programming Explained, 2/e
The call is out for Agile 2005 - please join us!
Be careful how terms are used, to keep them from getting hijacked.
William Pietri has posted a picture of his team room...
XP2005 has their call for participation out. They'll be at Sheffield University (UK), June 18-23, 2005.
See http://www.xp2005.org for more information.
Paper submissions: January 16, 2005
Acceptance notification for full papers: March 6, 2005
Submissions for tutorials, workshops, panels and activities, PhD
Symposium, and posters: March 1, 2005
Acceptance notification for...
If you can't go faster by going faster, then go faster by slowing down.
When fartleking you increase from your long slow pace to a short (the end is in sight) burst of speed, once you recover, you can burst again.
The Scrum gathering was a workshop gathered for a couple days in Denver, this past October. We worked in three groups: metrics, process, and facilitation.
Where to begin? I suppose the starting point for this whole tale begins last November in Tokyo, Japan. I had just taken a new position with a small open source company right in the heart of the Japanese metropolis. The interview was something I had never experienced before. Instead of long aimless talks about where I plan to be in 10 years, what I think my faults are, and the usual subtle duck-and-weave fare that comes with two entities feeling each other out, I sat down with the chief architect in front of his 21 inch LCD and over the next hour we added a new feature to their radius server. It was my first baby steps into the world of XP.
Sven Gorts has introduced Refactoring Thumbnails to summarize refactorings.
In this blog, Bruce Tate looks at the english archer, its impact on the battlefield, and compares them to the emergence of Spring.
I've been meaning to follow up on an article by Johnathan Simon where he hinted that one could use Somnifugi JMS to handle threads efficiently in a Swing interface. Here's some example code that should provide a good starting point.
These are the "water rockets," people, tools, and ideas, that improve my productivity.