Why Does Extreme Programming Work?

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Here is a piece of cynical thought: Extreme Programming works not only because of its inherent traits, but also because of some interesting side effect.

Let's start with two simple questions: how many times have you been interrupted in your work today; be it by your boss, your superior officer …

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Gentoo Is Not for Everybody

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Gentoo Linux is not for everybody, seriously. And by that I don't mean only the average computer user, but also the majority of application developers. Of course, this is just my opinion, which I will explain below. I do not in any way mean that Gentoo Linux is inferior to …

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Mobile development sucks - The cast

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I think that the people involved in my story can be divided into the following four parties:

  • My Boss, a GM
  • Me and my colleague, (junior) consultants by title, we are actually more like software testers in this project
  • Our programmers for the various mobile phone platforms
  • Our client, a …
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Mobile development sucks - Prologue

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It's been six months since my first full-time job has begun. The first month was spent in learning two products, of which I never got involved in any project. My boss finally decided to let me pick up a product development project that has been going on since before I …

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Impresario Public Release

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It's been decided. Impresario is scheduled for public release on June 1st. Among other cool new features, it will feature a setup wizard to facilitate deployment. I hope everybody will enjoy the release.

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Impresario is not dead!

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From the reactions we gathered at the capstone demo, it appears that many people like our product. Now here is a great news for those of you interested: the development of Impresario is entering phase 2! That's right, even though we have already handed in the product for evaluation, we …

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