Evolutionary Design is the practice of growing a system in a natural way, by adding the minimum amount of code to satisfy the business needs in an iterative and incremental approach. When done right, the code structure changes continuously to optimize for change, thus allowing a constant speed of development for longer periods of time. In […]
Last week I was invited by Marco to be part of the awesome series of Open Space events organized by the Software Craft (Softwerkskammer) community from Münster, Osnabruck and Bielefeld. These Open Space events are organized by the local Software Craft community that consists of software professionals from the three cities. A couple of years
Often during my life as a programmer, coach and trainer I have to explain how a test should look like. So I decided to write about this subject. Remember that code, especially test code, is read more often than written. Often you will be the person to read it after you wrote it. So do
For a couple of years I had an idea: let us organize an event focused for programmers and testers. For them, technical guys and girls that do a lot of work and are the base of any IT business. So, last year during our team retreat (you can see a picture here with us, during
Last week was the first Latvian IT community driven conference. I waited long for being a speaker at this event because I did not know a lot about the Latvian community. So I had one day to find out during this event what the Latvian community prepared for us. Ever since a couple of months
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock – Interview with Alex Bolboaca on Architecture, Design, Smalltalk and Programming
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock decided to give us an interview on more topics. She will be a speaker at I T.A.K.E. Unconference, Bucharest, 30-31 May 2013. During this video she explains the main reasons why she likes this event: the open space and the fact that it is a coding conference. Another topic of the interview is
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock is having a discussion with Alex Bolboaca about Agile. She says that Agile existed long before it had a name, as a set of values. Rebecca has been using the Agile principles for Software Architecture and Design.
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock in a discussion with Alex Bolboaca about how much Architecture and Design should programmers know.
Rebecca Wirfs Brock is talking about her workshop “Skills for the Agile Designer”. Check out the workshop description: http://bit.ly/Skills-Agile-Designer
An interview of Rebecca Wirfs-Brock with Alex Bolboaca. Rebecca talks about her experience in software development. Also her experience of creating the Smalltalk language that had the first users, among others, Ward Cunningham and Kent Beck. She talks about the books she wrote Object Design: Roles. Responsibility, and Collaborations and Designing Object-Oriented Software.