A list of recommended books on Lean software development processes provided to me by a friend who is an Agile Coach at Rally.
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See what the original signers of the Agile Manifesto are up to today on twitter, blogs and github. The quickest list to see what they are up around social media and the web.
PhoneGap (now becoming known as the Apache Cordova project) is commonly thought of as a cross-platform mobile development solution. While true, I think it’s best to think of PhoneGap as modernzr for the mobile web. The W3 is working on standards for web sites to be able to access specific hardware features. These common hardware [...]
Creating Vicinity Buzz naturally involved working with a the APIs of social networks. That information seemed worth sharing for those of you interested in writing any type of application that would integrate with a social network. Developer Documentation Any of the social networking sites you probably want to integrate with have developer api’s that are [...]
If you’re a developer, you’d probably have to have spent the last couple of years in a coma to not notice a trend towards simpler tools, but I want to write a bit about the changing tides in software architecture because I think there is more below the surface. Around 3-5 years ago was the [...]
The other day I tweeted about something that has bothered me for a while: I feel like it’s worth explaining my problem. At the end of the day, developers and architects are looking to classify your product by price and features. Are you going to provide them that info? Or is a forum post / [...]
You may already know this, in which case you ran across it randomly, or are the kind of developer that reads specs. But if you haven’t run across this, prepare for a face-palm moment wondering why you didn’t know this years ago. Using a uri like the following tells the browser to get the content [...]
A couple of months ago, I finished reading Eric Ries’ The Lean Startup. It got me to thinking about startups and small projects I’ve been a part of in the past. Every time you sit down to put more into the project, you’re saying that you will get that back in cash on the other [...]
I was asked by a fellow developer how I keep up to date on the variety of technologies that I’m expected to understand when doing my job. I intended to write a short answer, and generate a blog post as a longer answer. I got this idea from Scott Hanselman, who in his talks about [...]
One of the projects that I work on uses NuGet for library management. We have a rake task that runs build, clean, etc. One of the rake tasks runs NuGet.exe which is stored in a tools directory. That way, everyone uses the same version of NuGet even if they have different versions installed in their [...]