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Unicorn Series Overview

Headline: All the modern software development practices really do make significant business impact. Disclaimer: As usual, there is not information in this series that would be considered proprietary information for C&C Reservoirs. This is the overview and index for a series on software development practices the team I’m leading has been using for the past […]

Software Development Metrics

Headline: For modern software development I’ve been working on some key metrics that seem to correlate to high quality and profitable software. List of Metrics Number of customer reported bugs Automated test code coverage Completed user stories Code analysis warnings Changesets per day Regressive bugs Number of broken builds Profitability There are two components to […]

What’s Your Quality Bar?

I put “New Horizontal Tab Group”, “Run Code Analysis on Solution” , and “Analyze Code Coverage for All Tests” on a Visual Studio Toolbar called “Quality”. Before you check-in The steps before checking in code should be: Get Latest Version Build Run Code Analysis on Solution Analyzed Code Coverage for All Tests Most advice as […]

Bugs–Cradle to Grave

Headline: If you wrote the bug, you should fix the bug. A friend of mine (Duane) years ago said, “Bugs should be cradle to grave.” And by that, he meant just what I said. If you wrote the bug then you should fix the bug. Why? Cost The original developer can almost always find and […]

Trick Audio TA-100 Earphones

Most of the time simplicity is better… I don’t travel as much as I used to but still like to reduce the noise in my environment. I tried many different “noise cancelling” headphones. These all used active noise cancellation. That meant: Batteries – and on long trips I needed to take spare batteries Bulky – […]