Software Development Linkopedia August 2015

Here is our monthly selection of knowledge on programming, software testing and project management. This month you will find some interesting information and opinions about commitment & estimation, better software testing, the dark side of metrics, scrum retrospectives, databases and Agile adoption.

Blog: Against Estimate-Commitment
Blog: Write Better Tests in 5 Steps
Blog: Story Point Comparison Retrospectives
Blog: Metrics Mislead!

Article: Common Database Deployment Blockers and Continuous Delivery Headaches
Article: Gathering Requirements Through User Stories and the Five W’s Technique
Article: NoSQL for Mere Mortals: Designing for Document Databases
Article: Scrum & Kanban with MantisBT

Tools: DaSpec is an automation framework for Executable Specifications in Markdown
Tools: SonarLint for Visual Studio is a Visual Studio 2015 extension that provides on-the-fly feedback to developers on new bugs and quality issues injected into C# code

Video: Unselfish Unit Testing
Video: Bring Sanity to Agility
Video: Designing for 100 million Developers
Video: Levelling Up Your Automated Tests
Video: Doing the Little Things Well

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