Code Complete Steve McConnell The foundation of your library could do worse than to start with Code Complete. This book guides you from the basics of code convention and standards step by step through more advanced architectural comprehension. Once you’ve read it cover to cover it will become an indispensable reference. Many coders have used Read more about Top Five Books for Software Development Professionals[…]
If you told a traditional project manager that they’d be running a project where the requirements amounted to a statement of, “I want a website to sell widgets to anonymous customers via the Internet.” They’d probably head for the hills. However, in Agile development, high level statements like this or user stories are the key Read more about Agile Development: Whoa! What do you mean there aren’t any requirements?[…]
When developing software you have to bite off only what you can chew. An iteration allows you to divide your development efforts into chunks. Each chunk delivers a functional set of features that add value to the application. Better yet, the chunk contains only the functionality that the developers and stakeholders agree can be delivered in a specified time frame and still add value.
Agile is… Self organized, not unorganized People biased, not process biased Results driven Flexible Agile does… Deliver working software Trust the individual Respond to change Satisfy customers