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Sprint Demo/Retrospective Best Practices

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Scrum is my personal development methodology of choice. A key reason I like Scrum so much is because it allows you to frequently practice estimating software...

Plan All of the Things!

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In my previous post, Bad Habits We Learn in School, I touched on the fact that software is notoriously difficult to estimate accurately, and when we are wron...

SimpleLeadership Interview

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Christian McCarrick reached out to me a few months ago after finding my post, How to Set the Technical Direction for Your Team. He asked if I would do an int...

Book Recommendations

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A little while back, I added a Books page to my website. However, it just contained an ugly widget of what I was currently reading provided by Goodreads. I f...

There is No U in CRUD

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REST is built around the concept of resources, represented as URIs. Making an HTTP call specifying an HTTP verb and a resource URI takes an action on the spe...