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How different is Scrum practice from Agile Practice?

Mostly people say Scrum and Agile interchangeably but what is the difference between Scrum Practice as compared to Agile Practice ?

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Are there any web apps that do user stories cards?

We do distributed agile development and could really us a solution like story cards on a wall/board, only on a webpage where you could easily drag and drop them. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Agile/XP and Layered approach

Can Agile/XP go together with layered approach? Should Agile/XP go together with layered approach? Breaking the source code into layers requires extra efforts and thereby increases the development-time significantly. N.B : By 'Layers' I mean separate assemblies with POCO, DA, etc.

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refactoring in iSeries (RPG), is it realistic

Implementing agile in projects requires the ability to do refactoring. It is not really a must, but code refactoring has proven to be a good engineering practice. In an agile (Scrum) project on the iSeries platform, which requires development (new code and modifications to legacy code) in RPG, R...

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Best Kanban Tools

What tools for managing Kanban would you recommend?

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Misusing the term "Code Freeze"

I'm just curious if the community considers it acceptable to use the term "Code Freeze" for situations where we stop development except for testing and fixing bugs. Development Situation We're just finishing up our third and final sprint, which will be followed by a "Code freeze" and 2 weeks of...

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Looking for Free Agile Project Management Software

I'm going to be starting a .com. I'm in the pre-stages right now of creating a business plan. Once I start to code I want a free Agile based Project software to track my code and bugs. I'm using MS Project for just the Work Breakdown Structure which is good enough for just a nice list but I wa...

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What can a single developer learn from Scrum?

Let's say that a developer is interested in learning Scrum, but nobody else on the team is interested. I realize that Scrum is made for teams, and the process would have to be modified to fit a single person. Is there any benefit to be gained by the developer trying Scrum, even if the team doesn...

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where do i find the MSF Agile 5.0 Process Template for TFS 2010?

Hi Can anyone tell me where to download the new MSF Agile 5.0 Process Template for TFS 2010? I recently decided to use TFS 2010 server..

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Who should fix bugs in a Scrum/Agile environment?

In your opinion, who should fix a bug? A programmer, right? OK but really, who... let me explain. I'm a Scrum Master across a number of Scrum projects. Scrum says 'ring-fence your resources where possible', a sentiment I whole-heartedly agree with. Generally we integrate a certain %age of...

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Can you suggest a set of commandments to make projects run smoothly?

Can anyone suggest a set of "commandments" to make everyone operate efficiently during a development project? I am looking for commandments on how Dev and QA and Management should interact. If you lookup Agile or Scrum development models they can explain peoples roles and how things work but ...

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What are the ideal Unit Test Cases for different layers in repository pattern

can someone suggest the ideal Unit test cases that may fit in across each of the layers . (which otherwise can be called as a standard). for instance, in an ASP.NET MVC applictaion using a Repository pattern - Controller - can assert for View names and format of the data returned to the view...

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Can I make NUnit execute tests in random order?

Greetings, I would like to make NUnit execute my unit tests in a random order every time in order to ensure they are isolated and FIRST. Does anyone know of a easy way to do this well without branching NUnit?

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How should a junior developer handle standup meetings?

We are starting to adopt agile in a project we are about to begin. Although I am not actually involved in the development of this project, I am involved in the stand up meetings. Is it acceptable to say how you are learning a new technology (eg C# 4.0) as one of your tasks, alongside the actual...

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Scrum in a fixed cost project

I have read the agile manifesto and spend a nice day surfing the web in search for this elusive answer. But sadly I did not get an answer that would cover all the bases. When watching all the blog posts and newscasts of Agile preachers, you just hear about open scope or open "time" projects. How...

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Would an application for two people working on the same file help for pair programming?

I was talking with a recruiter about an opportunity where paired programming is used. To me there are some concerns about two senior developers working together, as I expect I would be reading while the other is working. But, as I talked with this recruiter I had a vision of a way that paired p...

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Is it possible for a Rails/Django project to become a Death March?

I've worked on Death March projects in the Java world - projects that are destined to fail from the beginning because of some combination of poor management and unwieldy, complex technology, usually spanning multiple systems and often tied to a waterfall approach. Rails and Django are touted as ...

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How do you spell the software development tool that sounds like "Fitness"?

Agile processes proponent Bob Martin often mentions in podcasts a tool that sounds like "Fitness". It is hard to search for this tool if you don't know how it is spelled. How is it spelled?

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Is MVC at odds with Agile?

Agile emphasizes quick iterations without wasteful planning. MVC emphasizes separation of concerns based on a planned architecture. Since non-MVC technologies require less planning, could they be more appropriate in an Agile project?

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How do you let people work on a project without exposing them to the whole code base?

I'm Co-Founder and CTO of OnePage (http://myOnePage.com/joel). I'd be interested to hear your views and answers to this particular problem: I'm certain Yahoo! or Google don't expose their entire code to their developers! I was just wondering what method you use to restrict people from seeing th...

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Agile - Dealing with changing requirements for already implemented features

In a recent meeting with my client, we discovered we missed out on a Detail of User Story, that has already been implemented several iterations before. The new requirement is not only an additional Feature but changed behaviour. The original User Story goes like: "Can View XYZ" The new reque...

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How effective is scrum for short-timespan projects?

For projects that should take between two and six weeks, is Scrum the right way? Having read up on Scrum a bit, I was left with the impression Scrum is an excellent choice for mid to large sized projects.

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Scrum: Technical items in a backlog that is managed by a non technical PO?

Should technical items such as "Upgrade sever from v1 to v2" or "Increase startup performance" or "Refactor login module to reduce code complexity" go in to the product backlog and if so how should a non technical product owner be able to prioritize them v.s other more functional backlog items? ...

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How to compete on a scarce spec'd project to avoid team death-march

I'm time+cost estimating a semi-complex software solution, that hasn't got specific requirements in about 75% of features. I would still like to make as good estimate as possible, by getting additional data from the client. There will still be parts that may end up not being able to develop, sinc...

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Has Agile really worked for you as a Developer?

I have met a lot of people for whom Agile has worked really well, and most of them tend to be managers and architects who plan and delegate the work. However I really haven't found much good developers convinced that Agile is working for them. Of course you can say if Agile isn't working for you...

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First Agile Project - What should I write first?

I have been learning about TDD and BDD and using this as much as I can at work but in an environment that really isn't agile. I want to try it out properly on a pet project at home. So, going with the agile approach, and the principle of having working software, what should I write first? Should...

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How do you like the data access part (with SQL Server) of Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#

How do you think about data access code like this: public void AddCusotmer(Cusotmer customer) { //save customer into database ... // save payment type SavePaymentType(customer); //save other data ... } private void SavePaymentType(Customer customer) { if(customer.PaymentT...

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with agile estimating, is it true some say to choose intervals like 1/2 to 1.5 days only?

with agile estimating, is it true some say to choose intervals like 1/2 to 1.5 days only?

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Why is it more costly to discover a defect later in the process?

Why is it more costly to discover a defect later in the process? I've heard this a lot but I struggle to understand and put context/examples to this.

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Bring agility to a C# Developers Team

This ins't a troll but i wanted to know what would be the best XP or Scrum for a project that ALREADY STARTED We are 6 developers for a important project in my company the problem is that during vacacion periode the classic V cycle just isn't effective and has a junior architect, i've been asked ...