Are you risking your health and creativity by sitting all day?

Posted February 24, 2014 by Industrial Logic in Anzen, Anzeneering, Culture, Health, Learning, Tech Safety

Foggy brain. Poor circulation. Back trouble. Decreased life expectancy. Yikes. This is your fate if you sit at a desk all day. Have you considered standing while you work? Several hundred thinkers at Facebook prefer to stand for the same reasons that da Vinci, Bonaparte, Churchill, Dickens and Hemingway did: They can think better standing […]
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Test Objects, Not Methods

Posted July 16, 2009 by Industrial Logic in Test Driven Development

I’m so often asked: “When microtesting, doing TDD, is it okay to test a private method?” The answer, at least literally speaking, is no! Let me explain. Imagine I begin test-driving a new object. As I consider my first test, I have to answer a design question: “What does this object do?”
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Smells to Refactorings Cheatsheet

Posted May 3, 2005 by Industrial Logic in Refactoring

Smells to Refactorings Cheatsheet (.pdf) We developed this handy cheat sheet as a teaching aid while teaching our Refactoring Challenge Activity. You'll find a table that maps code smells to their likely refactorings with corresponding page references to source material contained in the books Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Martin Fowler and […]
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eXPosures – Release/Iteration Planning at a Financial Company

Posted September 22, 2004 by Industrial Logic in Agile Transition, Coaching, Extreme Programming

Planning is critical to the success of your Extreme Programming project. We can help your team by guiding them through Release and Iteration Planning. Upon completion of your project’s first Release and Iteration plans, you will know how to conduct Iteration Planning meetings and you’ll understand when and how to update your Release plan. We […]
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Storytest-Driven Development Article

Posted July 31, 2004 by Industrial Logic in Test Driven Development

Storytest-Driven Development Article (.pdf) This article, which appeared in the July/August 2004 issue of Better Software magazine, features descriptions of storytest-driven development, quotes from pioneers and early adopters, as well as side-bars on how to get started.
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eXPosures – Evant: A Successful ASP in San Francisco

Posted September 22, 2003 by Industrial Logic in Agile Transition, Coaching, Extreme Programming

Evant, this Application Service Provider (ASP) formerly known as Retail Aspect, embraced XP and is now reaping the fruits of that decision. Industrial Logic's Joshua Kerievsky has participated on this project and photographed it for your viewing pleasure. The Evant XP engineering team, led by CTO Vraj Mohan and coached by Rob Mee, is featured in the visual tour below.
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Extreme Programming Playbook

Posted January 1, 2002 by Industrial Logic in Extreme Programming

Extreme Programming Playbook (.pdf) Every team on every playing field of software development moves and competes within the boundaries of a written or unwritten playbook. This paper describes the extreme plays in the playbooks of Extreme Programming teams.
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Patterns & XP

Posted January 13, 2000 by Industrial Logic in Extreme Programming, Software Patterns

Patterns & XP (.pdf) An XP 2000 paper that asks and answers the questions, "Where do Patterns fit in to XP?"
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