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    JustCode 2012 Q2 Service Pack 2 Makes Navigation Even Easier

    September 27, 2012 Share
    JustCode has long been helping developers navigate their code and quickly find Files, Types, Members, and Symbols.  The most recent Service Pack (released 12-September 2012) has made it even easier!  Go To File (Ctl-Alt-G) Camel Case Searching Entering capital letters (or a combination of capital letters and lowercase letters) into the search box will filter the files accordingly.  For example, I know that I have two BDD concerns that test logging in, both starting with “When_Logging_In”.  By Typing “WLI”, the Go To File dialog filters down to the files that have the capital letters W,L,I in their name (in order).  The result is...
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    Why SOLID Matters

    September 25, 2012 Share
    One of the biggest struggles that developers have with adopting Unit Testing, whether it’s Test Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD) or even just Test Eventual Development (TED), is the difficulty some code is to test.  This is typically when code doesn’t follow the SOLID design principles. If you aren’t familiar with Robert C. Martin’s SOLID Principles, here is a quick summary. There are five SOLID principles put forth by Robert (Uncle Bob) C. Martin. Single Responsibility Principle A class should have one, and only one, reason to change Did you ever have a Swiss Army knife?  64 features, but you could never...
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    [Podcast] Agile Q&A Panel on Agile Myths with Joel Semeniuk, Steve Porter and Ramiro Millan

    September 14, 2012 Share
    In the 11 years since the Agile Manifesto was created, the adoption of agile concepts has continued to grow. The number of agile user groups, conferences, and books is a strong indication that more and more people are at least exploring the idea, if not working to improve their adoption and execution. This growth has been so significant that Gartner has declared that “agile is now mainstream”. Along with this growth in adoption and exploration of agile, the number of myths surrounding agile has grown as well. Listen to this episode of the Zero to Agile podcast series on Agile Myths with my guests Steve ...
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    [Podcast] Phil Japikse and Lee Brandt on Collaboration

    August 15, 2012 Share
    In this episode, I sit down with Microsoft MVP Lee Brandt to discuss the difficulties in communication and collaboration amongst project teams as well as with people outside of the project team. Lee offers some great ideas on why the problems arise and how to improve the communications gap.
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    [Free eBook] Top 30 Agile Myths – True or False?

    August 08, 2012 Share
    In the 11 years since the Agile Manifesto was created, the adoption of agile concepts has continued to grow. The number of agile user groups, conferences, and books is a strong indication that more and more people are at least exploring the idea, if not working to improve their adoption and execution. This growth has been so significant that Gartner has declared that “agile is now mainstream”. Along with this growth in adoption and exploration of agile, the number of myths surrounding agile has grown as well. To help us go deeper and get a better understanding of the principles...