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.

Recent Articles

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:


Ref01

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

Issues with SAFe

Recent Twitter conversations inspire me to pull out some of my concerns with SAFe and talk about them.

Estimate This! (or not)

My friends and colleagues in the #NoEstimates circles have some good ideas, as I've commented elsewhere. I'm left, though, with a couple of concerns.