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Agile

There are 3 entries for the tag Agile

Everybody stand-up! 7 resources for standup meetings

Standing up an hour or so after the day starts is one of the (first?) changes I’m trying to introduce into the team I’m working with now. Well, not just standing up around a water cooler, but also talking about what everyone did yesterday, what everyone is going to do today, and if there are some blocking issue that are preventing work to proceed correctly. This is not something I invented, it’s called “Standup Meeting” and is one of the first steps for introducing some kind of Agile into a team. There is a lot of literature around that specific practice...

How to get up to speed with Team Foundation Server

UPDATE: Thanks to Lorenzo, I fixed a few errors about TFS Licensing. Lately I’ve been designing and implementing the migration of development team from Visual Source Safe, with Excel based bug tracking and no defined development policies to TFS. I’ve only been a user of TFS so it was the first time for me to dig into planning and licensing issues, process templates, policies, build and all that stuff. During my searches I collected the link and resources I read, and I’m posting them here so other could benefit from this list as well. Testing TFS...

ORM vs HandCoded DAL: Adding a new field to a table

In a World of constantly changing requirements adding a new field to a table is pretty common task: a new user profile field, a new flag to control the display of something, some other customization parameter. Let's see the steps involved in this easy task, both using an ORM (I'm using NHibernate) and using an hand made DAL. Task NH ...