I've met the criterion of good system desing as its stability relative to requirements change. Small req. changes should raise small changes in design. Yet I have gut feeling that almost for any ...
Somebody explained to me that since in agile development, policy and the application logic should be more important than details such as persistence method, persistence decision should be taken at the ...
I have read Principles for the Agile Architect, where they defined next principles : Principle #1 The teams that code the system design the system. Principle #2 Build the simplest architecture ...
I recently became interested in agile practices in software development and I since have seen a lot of articles point out that these practices allow for reduced overall costs. The logic behind that ...
If I am about to develop an Enterprise application, but as far as I understand from agile process, I break features into small chunks and develop them iteratively. I used to create the database and ...
Recently I had a discussion with a developer who mentioned that during program development, they routinely create and delete tables and columns on a regular basis while working on new features and ...
Problem I am a lead engineer for a highly trafficked eCommerce website (upwards of 1m page views an hour). For various reasons we have the opportunity to rebuild large portions of our ...
We have a web application which contains a web service with over 50 methods. The application is currently installed at a number of sites and is currently being maintained by one developer. The ...
A friend of mine in another department had a problem and came to me with a question that I wasn't sure how to help him with. He recently became promoted to architect and he was put in charge of ...
The DRY Principle (Don't Repeat Yourself) states that "every piece of knowledge must have a single, unambiguous, authoritative representation within a system." Most of the time this refers to code, ...
My team uses a Kanban system for tracking day-to-day progress and it's worked out really well for understanding progress on features (captured as user stories). We have largely allowed our system ...