Online collaboration tools – My picks

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in All, Dev Tools | 0 comments

On most of the software projects I worked, we needed to share information, comments, feedback from customers.Ideally, the customer should be full-time co-located with the dev team but most of the time, clients are out of site or not always available. So, most of the time, the dev team need to ask either questions or feedback about either some business rules to apply, design to change or to approve, etc. During the last years, I had the chance to...

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Mockups, essential part of agile modeling

Posted by on Mar 9, 2011 in Agile, Dev Tools, Scrum | 0 comments

Mockups usage Scrum enforces a strong collaboration between the developers team and the Product Owner. By working on a single product backlog, where all requirements, bugs and impediments are stored, constantly  updated and visible by all. This works great. However, some observations found during sprint planning sessions: Sometimes stories, requests and intentions are misunderstood by the developers team. Without visual support, the...

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Unity and VS.Net Test impact analysis

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in Dev Tools | 0 comments

Last week, I followed the training ‘Professionnal Scrum Developper’ with Richard Hundhausen. He showed a feature of Visual Studio.Net that I had never use: The test impact analysis tool. In a nutshell, this is a tool that analyses your last code changes, and will detect which unit tests has to be rerun to ensure you did not break anything important. Sounds promising. But wait… how does it work internally? I guess it detects...

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