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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Die, Chicken. Die!

The “in breakfast there are chickens and there are pigs” analogy is a popular one in Agile circles. It refers to the idea that in a given project there are people who are fully committed (pigs, developers) and people those … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile, Featured, Leadership, management, Scrum, teams, XP | 13 Comments

ALT.NET Open Spaces, Seattle!

Quick heads up: we’re not complete with the details, but we’re well into planning an ALT.NET Open Spaces event to be held in Redmond, WA. We’re upping the seats to 150 and, yes, it’s still free and first come, first … Continue reading 

Posted in ALT.NET, Community, open spaces | 3 Comments

The Oversimplified Specification Anti-pattern

I was running through a group talk I do at the recent Philly CodeCamp (which was a huge success by the way, special thanks to Brian Donahue for doing the heavy lifting in organizing an ALT.NET track) and we were … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile, BDD, simplicity, TDD | 8 Comments