Monthly Archives: November 2007

First Iteration, Week 1

On Monday, we started our first iteration. We spent the previous two weeks discussing the process, preparing stories, and learning how we can adapt extreme programming (XP) practices into our development process. We kicked off with iteration planning to identify … Continue reading 

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Ruby (on Rails)

Last week, I started looking into using WATIR for web application testing. In the short amount of time I spent with the tool, I got an initial look at Ruby. Aside from seeing it here or there, this was the … Continue reading 

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User Story Writing

Since we had our agile fishbowl at work, we’ve moved ahead with adapting agile practices in our development process. For our projects, we’re working on creating user stories to fill our product backlog. I’ve read several threads on writing good … Continue reading 

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Agile Fishbowl

Earlier in the week, I posted about an introduction to agile development that I gave at work. Afterwards, I talked to several of those that attended and figured out that I left a lot of things out of the presentation. … Continue reading 

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FTP Editing with TextMate using Cyberduck on Leopard

While I spend most of mine developing applications with .NET in Visual Studio 2005, there are times when I want to tweak a site built in PHP/MySQL. Since all my sites are hosted on GoDaddy, I don’t have SSH access … Continue reading 

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Greetings and Salutations

I just wanted to give a shout out to the guys at Los Techies for inviting me to join the site. I’m just now getting things up and running (and testing MarsEdit with Community Server with this post) so I … Continue reading 

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