[This agile life] The Version One 10th Annual State of Agile™ report. Pt 2. http://www.thisagilelife.com/116/
- The team discuss the bottom 10 of the agile techniques employed on page 10 of the 'Version One 10th Annual State of Agile™ report' http://info.versionone.com/state-of-agile-report-thank-you.html
- Can you be 'Agile' with out TDD, BDD, refactoring, and pairing?
- How to use messaging patterns like RabbitMQ to create scale-able applications.
- We also learn how messaging promotes asynchronous behavior throughout an application.
[.Net Rocks] Data on DocumentDB with Ryan CrawCour http://www.dotnetrocks.com/?show=1197
- Ryan talks about how DocumentDB provides a fast, scalable place to store objects and write your queries any way you like. You write the rules for how your data partitions between collections, as well as the performance of each of those collections, and you can change them on the fly. More sophisticated than a simple key-value-pair store, but less structured that a relational database, DocumentDB sits in a great spot in your data storage needs.
[audiobookpodcast.Programming] Software Craftsmanship by Sandro Mancuso http://audiobookpodcast.azurewebsites.net/AudioBooks/Programming/2016-06-17%20-%20Software%20Craftsmanship%20by%20Sandro%20Mancuso_2016.06.17.mp3
- video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMPEPwMltC4
- After over ten years since the Agile summit, software projects are still failing and developers are still behaving and being treated as factory workers. The software development industry is still very amateur when compared to other professions. How can we change this? Why Agile was not sufficient? Why so many clients are unhappy with their software projects? Why is it so difficult to find good developers? Our industry needs more professionalism and that's what Software Craftsmanship brings to the table
[.Net Rocks] Building Multi-Tenant Applications with Paul Stovell http://www.dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?ShowNum=1332
- What does it take to make an application support multiple customers?
- As with most things, making multi-tenant apps is more complicated than it seems! Paul talks about making architectural decisions around separation between various customers - do they each get their own database? What about web server and/or app-pool? What about customizations and deployment. Do customers get new features immediately, or do they have the option to wait? How does the cloud impact your decision making? It's a complicated subject with a variety of trade-offs!
[Devnology Podcast] David Anderson - Kanban http://devnology.org/podcasts/devnology-podcast-011-david-anderson
- From the Theory of Constraints to Kanban and the benefits of visualizing the workflow and limiting Work-in-Progress
[OnBooks] Ego Is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday https://www.acast.com/onbooks/ego-is-the-enemy-by-ryan-holiday
- Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent.
- With success, it can blind us to our faults and sow future problems.
- In failure, it magnifies each blow and makes recovery more difficult.