Linkopedia March 2009

10 Papers Every Programmer Should Read (At Least Twice) Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship Nine Habits You Must Break To Be Successful with Scrum. Earned Value Management Violet UML Editor DrJava is a lightweight development environment for writing Java programs. London Java Community: Maven. This video is a whistle stop tour …

Three Thinking Gems for Software Development Projects

I have just started reading the book “Scaling Lean & Agile Development – Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum” from Craig Larman and Bas Vodde. You will read the complete review later on this blog, but as the book is full of interesting wisdom from the beginning, I couldn’t …

From Finger in the Air Estimating to Finger Pointing Tracking

As Giovanni Asproni says it “estimation is a fundamental activity of every project”. Or at least it should be. The meaning of “estimation” varies however often for the different participants to software development projects. For the customer, “estimation” means an almost accurate amount of money he will spend and time …

Winter 2008 Issue of Methods & Tools

Methods & Tools is a free e-newsletter for software developers, testers and project managers. Winter 2008 issue’s content: * Fingers in the Air: a Gentle Introduction to Software Estimation * Behavior Driven Database Design * Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success * Service Components and Compositions 45 pages …

My 10 Favorites Agile Project Management Articles

This is a (personal) list of articles dealing with agile project management, Scrum and Kanban that I like. I have chosen to include material that is longer than the usual (short) blog posting. I encourage readers to give more objectivity to this subjective set by submitting in the comments what …