Archive for the ‘Agile’ Category

Remote deploy to Tomcat 7 using Cargo

March 12th, 2012 by Marcus Krantz

One of the last days in my current project I was about to freeze the codebase and finish things up. Luckily, I had a couple of hours left to play around with something that I have been thinking about throughout the project but never had time to implement. My mission was to deploy the application [...]

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Five things to avoid in the last sprint

January 26th, 2011 by Jan Västernäs

Background
You are a dedicated team. You have worked hard for a long time building a large complex system. It hasn’t been easy but your reasonably happy with the state your product is in. The system has been running in various staging environments for a long time. You have good test coverage. You use continuous integration.

Now [...]

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My write-up on Software Craftsmanship 2010

October 8th, 2010 by Johannes Carlén

Yesterday I attended the Software Craftsmanshop 2010 conference held at the Bletchley Park Mansion. If you don’t know it already Bletchley Park is claimed to be the birthplace of modern computing with machines such as the Colossus decoder as well as the Turing-Welchman Bombe machine which cracked a massive amount of enigma codes during WW2. Really cool [...]

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Never let an enterprise architect into a coding dojo

September 21st, 2010 by Johan Eltes

I’m an enterprise architect. My work is to define architectures that span systems, organizations and sometimes countries. Not because architectures become better if they do. No, because business-, enterprise- and pan-european integration projects depend on an agreed abstraction (in the sense of frameworks) of IT so that focus can shift from plumbing to system-level design. [...]

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Being Agile

September 25th, 2008 by Pär Wenåker

Not long ago I got caught up in a discussion on agile development (again). The discussion proceeded more or less as it use to do for people that have never had the opportunity to work in a project that applies agile methodologies. Accordingly, someone said that they had heard about someone else doing agile development, [...]

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