Index of ‘XP Magazine’ Articles

September 8, 2009

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Analogues for Test-Driven Development

There has been some discussion of late regarding the use of Test-Driven Development ideas in non-software areas. This is a really good idea and I would like to talk about it here.

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Refactoring — Not on the backlog!

There has recently been a lot of noise on the lists, and questions at conferences, about putting refactoring “stories” on the backlog. This is invariably an inferior idea. Here’s why:


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When our project begins, the code is clean. The field …

Build it right to build the right thing

You can’t build the right product if you can’t build the product right.

I tweeted that this morning, in response to a Twitter-vibe that was flitting around. I’d like to follow it up here with a bit more meat.

The …