Whenever we develop a software feature, it is likely that certain compromises will need to be made between the "ideal code" and the code that is good enough to meet the deadline. This is not to say that poor design should be encouraged to meet the deadline, but that there is some value in doing … Continue reading What is Technical Debt?
What makes you an agile programmer? Is it because you work on an "agile" team or Is it because you use "agile" tools. Just by following some practices or tools can someone become a agile developer? The answer is a big NO!! Before we go any further lets take a look at the agile manifesto to understand what … Continue reading Are we an agile programmer?
As software developers we often try to follow what is new/hot trend in programming. By doing this we would end up using technologies without fully understanding the pros and cons. The Hype Cycle was developed by Gartner, an IT research and advisory firm. It is a useful tool for assessing the progress of new techniques … Continue reading The Hype Cycle of Software Developers