Tag Archive: Design

Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Mobile, DevOps, Software craftsmanship and more

March 31, 2017

The 5th edition of I T.A.K.E Unconference, the only technology agnostic event in Central and Eastern Europe, is taking place in Bucharest, Romania, 11-12 May. With a line-up of more than 30 international speakers, 6 keynotes, 6 parallel tracks, a technical Open Space and many opportunities for coding, the event brings together top-notch software crafters who lead the change in... Read more

Test Driven Development and incremental design

November 25, 2014

As we were sharing in an article in Today Software Magazine (Adrian Bolboaca & Alexandru Bolboaca) our views about software craftsmanship, we came to the fact that Test Driven Development is one of the core practices for software craftsmen. Besides the increasing number of articles, blogs, short movies or books on this subject, Test Driven Development (TDD)... Read more

Architecture at Agile 2013

October 25, 2013

(Guest blog post by Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, originally appeared on her blog. Republished with permission.) What a busy, intense week Agile 2013 was! It was a great opportunity to connect with old friends and meet folks who share common interests and energy. I also had a lot of fun spreading the word/exchanging ideas about two things I’m... Read more

Agile Architecture Myths #4 Because you are agile you can change your system fast!

October 10, 2013

(Guest blog post by Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, originally appeared on her blog. Republished with permission.) Agile designers embrace change. But that doesn’t mean change is always easy. Some things are harder to change than others. So it is good to know how to explain this to impatient product stakeholders, program managers, or product owners when they ask... Read more

Raising the Bar At SoCraTes UK

September 23, 2013

“As aspiring Software Craftsmen we are raising the bar of professional software development by practicing it and helping others learn the craft.” The Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship   I am very glad to be one of the 70 developers and testers who attended the SoCraTes UK unconference. We were all hoping to work together towards... Read more

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock: About Agile

May 14, 2013

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: About Her Career and Experience

May 8, 2013

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.

Software Architecture Stewardship

April 11, 2013

by Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, republished with permission   On agile teams, architects do more than design and implement the interesting tricky bits. They typically balance a wide range of concerns: short-term goals, overall system design integrity, risks versus efforts, design expediency. The successful agile architects I know aren’t ivory tower experts. They take a leadership role... Read more