I have been practicing Agile and SCRUM for the better part of my career, I have seen it done in many ways as well as abused from time to time. Although there are clear guidelines on how SCRUM should be done, in each company it was done differently. Many SCRUM practitioners believe that “all team … Continue reading Code ownership in Agile teams
On Monday I attended the 2nd ALT.NET tool night (IL) – and it was a blast! There were 20-30 of us .NET developers who decided to take the time and learn about new tools. AN so I came, I saw, I ate pizza and in between I got to talk with some really talented folk. … Continue reading The 2nd ALT.NET tool night
Let me tell you a story about my first job: a long ago I was hired for my very first software development job. I worked with some really talented people on a cutting edge technology and it was fun. After a few weeks at work I’ve noticed something odd – Although I was hired to … Continue reading When the going gets tough – automate it!
I’ve never was a big fan of “coding standard” – Although I always thought that the same style should be kept throughout a project or even the entire company’s code base - the idea of forcing developers to write the same code based on a document nobody ever read seemed just wrong. Fast forward a … Continue reading Unit testing custom StyleCop rules using Typemock Isolator