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Blog Archive for johnsmart during February 2010

Build Server Information radiators are an excellent, easy-to-implement way of getting people to pay attention to broken builds. But it pays to tailor them to your exact needs. This article is a short case study of how easy it is to set up an effective information radiator if you put your mind to it. One of my clients is UBS Investment Bank in London. At UBS, they are into Agile in a big way. Rob...
I recently gave a talk at SkillsMatter about Acceptance-Test Driven Development in general, and using easyb for Acceptance Tests in particular. You can now view the video of the talk here. The talk summary is as follows: "Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) are powerful techniques, helping developers write better designed, more maintainable and more...
 A new Java Power Tools Newsletter is out! This month, we will be taking a look at some of the ways you can make life easier for your system administrator, when you are using Hudson for large Maven projects. Check it out here.
I will be in London next week, talking about "Acceptance-Test Driven Development  - Bringing Developers and Testers Together" at Skills Matter. "Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) are powerful techniques, helping developers write better designed, more maintainable and more reliable code, and stay focused on the real user requirements....