Today I visited the UXDX Conf in Amsterdam.
UXDX conf is based around the UXDX model which integrates UX into the Development loop by breaking down the barriers between development, design and research teams.
From time to time you only want to run one test, one test method, one class or one package from the command-line.
Or on the contrary: you want to exclude / ignore one specific test or group of tests during the build cycle.
Excluding tests from the build cycle by the command line usually occurs when the following scenarios meet:
I am frequently asked by colleagues for advice on how to be a good Scrum Master. I will discuss some of the tips I share in a couple of blog posts.
First of all I do like to state that I believe it’s best to have a Scrum Master that is able to get his hands dirty in the activities of the team (i.e. coding, analyzing, designing, testing etc.). It will enable him/her to engage and coach at more levels than just overall process.
In my opinion one of the most important things a Scrum Master has to do is to make things transparant for the whole team.
Now this seems like very simple advice, and it is. However, when you are in the middle of a sprint and all kinds of (potential) impediments are making successfully reaching the sprint goal harder and harder, the danger of losing transparency always pops up.
Here are three practical tips: Continue reading