Monthly Archives: January 2009

On Teaching, Learning, and Being Honest With Ourselves

Preamble: I’m not an expert teacher or mentor. I practice all the time to get better. Much of what you are about to read comes from personal failings in this arena, as recently as a week ago. This is an … Continue reading 

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Pablo Welcomes Scott Densmore!

It is my pleasure to announce Scott Densmore as the newest Los Techie. Scott is a reformed Blue Badge with work in P&P and CodePlex in his credits, and, more importantly, brings some credibility to the Florida wing of LT … Continue reading 

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TDD Firestarter Wrapup

This weekend Sean Chambers and I put on a day-long testing workshop at Microsoft in Tampa, FL. I want to thank all the attendees for giving up their Saturday to come out and learn about testing. Special thanks to Joe … Continue reading 

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TDD Firestarter – Saturday, 1/17/09, Tampa, FL

This coming Saturaday, January 17, Sean Chambers and I, in conjunction with Microsoft, will be hosting a day-long set of workshops centered around testing. Admission is free, so come prepared to spend the day getting intimate with testing! The day … Continue reading 

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Creating a Culture of Responsibility

Shooting from the hip a little here, please to bear with me. Also, turned out a little lengthy. Sorry ’bout that. I hear a lot about (and talk a lot about) the idea of a culture of quality. This is, … Continue reading 

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Lean & Kanban Software Conference

Just wanted to put it out there for my fellow Floridians that the Lean & Kanban Conference is going on in Miami, February 18-20. Space is strictly limited so register today for your spot. I’m currently trying to make my … Continue reading 

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