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The Best of the Week (Oct 17): Agile Zone

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The Best of the Week (Oct 17): Agile Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (October 17 - October 24). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. What Developers Want Recruiters to Know

  • I post this not to belittle or ridicule recruiters. I think that good recruiters are a valuable part of the tech ecosystem. I post this to hopefully help more recruiter become good recruiters.

2. Small Internal Releases Lead to Happy Customers

  • Release externally whenever you want. That is a business decision. Separate that business decision from your ability to release internally all the time.

3. Git push to multiple repositories

  • I have a couple of projects where I need to push to more than one repo all the time. I recently discovered that I can create a remote that points to more than one repository using these commands:

4. Uh Oh... We Discovered More Stories!

  • While Story Mapping goes a long way towards identifying the work that needs to be completed to deliver a viable system, you will inevitably miss some stories. This is a natural outcome of the discovery process that is inherent to software development.

5. Validate Configuration on Startup

  • Do you remember that time when you spent a whole day trying to fix a problem, only to realize that you have mistyped a configuration setting? Avoiding that is not trivial, as not only you, but also the frameworks that you use should take care. But let me outline my suggestion.

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