TL;DR Live craftsmanship, don't preach it. The creation of a label serves no purpose other than to disambiguate and distinguish. If we want to hold people...
0 replies - 1121 views - 02/14/13 by Ted Neward in Articles
First, a little bit of background and metaphor
In the medieval times, apprentices would work in workshops an would be mentored by senior craftsmen...
0 replies - 1551 views - 01/30/13 by Sandro Mancuso in Articles
TL;DR: To all those who dissented, you're right, but you're wrong. Craftsmanship is a noble meme, when it's something that somebody holds as a personal goal,...
0 replies - 3187 views - 01/29/13 by Ted Neward in Articles
I don't know Heather Arthur from Eve. Never met her, never read an article by her, seen a video she's in or shot, or seen her code. Matter of fact, I don't...
12 replies - 15345 views - 01/25/13 by Ted Neward in Articles
Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship
Sign it today!
Raising the bar.
As aspiring Software Craftsmen we are raising the bar of professional software...
1 replies - 5178 views - 12/11/12 by Tim Spann in Articles
We live in a world where we are already expected to know, where
competence is assumed, but competence disappeared with craftsmanship to
be replaced by...
0 replies - 6728 views - 07/18/12 by Tom Howlett in Articles
For a while I've been thinking about what makes me like or dislike a
project. Having spent a very big part of my career working for
6 replies - 5748 views - 06/29/11 by Sandro Mancuso in Articles
2 replies - 8167 views - 06/28/11 by Ben Linders in Book Reviews
At the 2010 Norwegian Developer's Conference, Hadi Hariri explained state and interaction testing so that developers could use both to their full advantage...
0 replies - 8347 views - 05/26/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Establishing Code Quality Standards
Mandate via Manual
A client of LeanDog
was looking for a way to introduce code quality standards to their
6 replies - 10346 views - 12/03/10 by Michael Norton in News
Here's a little known fact about your Agile Zone Leader - I'm an Eagle Scout. I spent many happy years in the Boy Scouts, and this meant many happy weekends...
1 replies - 10205 views - 11/17/10 by Matt Stine in Articles
Every so often someone writes an article talking about what great code,
or beautiful software, is (or insert some other superlative.) And,
10 replies - 16077 views - 05/17/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles