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Roman Pichler03/22/12
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My Preferred Approach to Agile User Interface Design

This writer prefers a method that is user-centric, iterative, and collaborative. Start with high-level design, move towards detailed design, and then pay attention to user feedback.

Tony Siciliani03/22/12
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Agile Practice and Game Theory

Much of the Agile movement has been influenced by scientific theories, like Complexity Theory, Chaos Theory or Game Theory. Here's a look at how the latter can be applied to software development.

James Betteley03/22/12
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Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef – A Book Review

A while ago I ordered a copy of “Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef” from Amazon. It must have been sometime last summer in fact. It took months to arrive, because they simply didn’t have...

Giorgio Sironi03/21/12
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TravisCI Intro and PHP Example

Travis CI is a distributed build system that's heavily integrated with GitHub and supports a multitude of languages. Here is a quick intro with a PHP example.

Marion Eickmann03/20/12
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An Agile Management Framework and Tools for Managers

This article describes the possible areas of application of an agile approach, using examples applicable to all types of business and showing effective agile tools especially for management.

Venkatesh Kris...03/20/12
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Agile Testing Vs Traditional QA

Take a look at this nifty comparison between Agile Testing and Traditional QA testing!

Eric Genesky03/19/12
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Video: Exploiting the Cloud for Speedy Development and Continuous Delivery

This Agile Web Practices webinar follows the announcement of a partnership between CollabNet and CloudBees. It shows how to efficiently develop/deploy in the cloud and reduce overall cost.

Bob Hartman03/19/12
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New to agile? Learn how to fail well

Agile teams will have times when they “fail.” I know a lot of people dislike using the words “fail” and “failure” when talking about team results. I’m actually pretty tired of that argument because I don’t think it helps anyone

Jim Bird03/19/12
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Defensive Programming vs. Batshit Crazy Paranoid Programming

There’s healthy paranoia, then there’s over-the-top-error-checking, and then there’s bat shit crazy crippling paranoia – where defensive programming takes over and turns in on itself. Jim Bird shows us some tips for defensive (paranoid) programming that aren't over-the-top.

Giorgio Sironi03/19/12
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Lean Tools: Seeing Waste

To be able to eliminate waste, you have to be aware of all the forms it presents itself in.

Ranjib Dey03/19/12
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4 Reasons Continuous Delivery is Now Possible

Ranjib Dey explores what he thinks are the few critical points that make CD or continuous delivery feasible now. Contrasting his viewpoints is some commentary from Dave Farely, the author of "Continuous Delivery".

Carlos Sanchez03/18/12
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Infrastructure as Code - The Key to DevOps

It's true that DevOps is not about the tools in the same way that agile is not about the tools either, it’s a set of ideas, concepts, best practices,… but there is agreement that tools that allow us to deal with infrastructure as code are key on implementing DevOps concepts.

Hamid Shojaee03/15/12
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Scrum Overview Infographic

This infographic is brought to you by the team behind the "Scrum in 10 Minutes" video.

Giorgio Sironi03/15/12
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Test-Driven Emergent Design vs. Analysis

Can we build anything with TDD, or do we need some design up front?

Greg Duncan03/14/12
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Open-source TFS projects on CodePlex

I thought it cool that all these TFS related projects are hosted on CodePlex (which is kind of meta...). There's a number of projects listed here that I'd like to check out...