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Conclusion – A Response to “Traps & Pitfalls of Agile Development – A Non-Contrarian View”

So, I offer my final thoughts after responding to this entry by Sean Landis.  Previous entries in this series are: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Philosophy vs Implementation Developing software is hard. Developers know that.  … Continue reading 

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Part Five – A Response to “Traps & Pitfalls of Agile Development – A Non-Contrarian View”

This is the last of a five-part series (sans conclusion) I’ve written in response to this entry by Sean Landis.  Previous entries in this series are: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four The format I have been following … Continue reading 

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Part Four – A Response to “Traps & Pitfalls of Agile Development – A Non-Contrarian View”

I continue tossing my obtuse bits into cyberspace here, as a follow-up to the previous three entries: Part One Part Two Part Three This series is being written in response to Sean Landis’ this blog entry.  I’ll get right back … Continue reading 

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Part Three – A Response to “Traps & Pitfalls of Agile Development – A Non-Contrarian View”

In the previous two installments (Part One and Part Two), I wrote about Pitfalls 1 through 5 of Sean Landis’ this blog entry.  I continue with Pitfall 6 here. Pitfall 6: Agile teams have a tendency to focus on tactical … Continue reading 

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Part Two – A Response to “Traps & Pitfalls of Agile Development – A Non-Contrarian View”

In my last installment, I began giving my initial thoughts on this blog entry by Sean Landis.  In this entry, I will continue to toss my cookies into cyberspace by addressing what Mr. Landis describes as pitfalls 3, 4 and … Continue reading 

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Part One – A Response to “Traps & Pitfalls of Agile Development – A Non-Contrarian View”

It is with great interest that I read articles and books that deal with the “ugly” side of Agile development, especially because my current team is in the process of beginning to implement some Agile processes in our environment.  The … Continue reading 

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How to Configure Selenium RC for Use In C# NUnit Tests

When I set about integrating Selenium into my test suites, I found all the information I needed to do that with but had to hunt and peck through my google searches to find it.  So, as a point of reference, … Continue reading 

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Qualities that Undergird Agile/XP Development

  The six core values of XP, as elucidated by Kent Beck in Extreme Programming Explained, 2nd Edition), provide a strong backdrop for the principles and practices he exposits in the book. But while preparing an introduction to XP/Agile for … Continue reading 

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