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1answer
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Backend development philosophy

I feel kind of lost in this backend development process I am attempting right now. Most of the usual development practices I use while developing client-side applications don't apply here... Let me ...
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1answer
81 views

Communication between programmers and system engineers. Tool for planning builds and maintenance jobs

We have Development department and the department of System Engineers that works on a big project (development of J2EE application). We are using Build management system, Bug tracking system and a ...
1
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1answer
376 views

Essential management tools for a small/medium software development shop

I've recently started work with an organisation that is rapidly expanding and is recruiting or growing several development teams (including two web-based products and a data warehouse/BI team). They ...
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3answers
447 views

Using bug-tracking / issue-tracking software to discuss design questions, new tools etc

Does anybody have experience with using a bug-tracking / issue-tracking software like bugzilla, mantis or JIRA not only for bugs or tasks, but to initiate and maintain discussions that in the end lead ...
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8answers
659 views

how do you document your development process?

My current state is a mixture of spreadsheets, wikis, documents, and dated folders for my input/configuration and output files and bzr version control for code. I am relatively new to programming ...
7
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1answer
584 views

What hardware/software tools were used to build commercial quality 8-bits games?

I mean, I still have a MSX2 with a Z80 processor and if you look at any Konami's game made for that computer in its time (roughly between '84 and '90) is amazing the high quality code of those games. ...
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5answers
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What tool do you use for creating software development roadmaps? [closed]

It can be a specific software or a technique to express roadmaps on another medium (sheet of paper, word document, ...).