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Preliminary peek why our team doubled its velocity in the last sprint

Usually our team achieves 20 +/- 2 points in one two week sprint. The sprint we finished yesterday showed some amazing figures. We completed 37 story points. When we arrived at our retrospective we did not have a clear agenda so the retro was used to think why we had so successful sprint. Our scrum

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Practicing My Art: It Can Be Simple

Day One. Just configured Hudson to build my project. It was easy. After configuring Mercurial and Maven it was nothing more than triggering the build. I found an extremely helpful tool for maven projects, it is m2eclipse. It allows you to create Maven projects within Eclipse which is nice but for me the killer feature

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Practicing My Art

I’m on my winter holiday, Yay! I was thinking that I will spend most of the free time practicing my art of coding. I am not very familiar with maven, Hudson nor Sonar so I am planning to write a piece of software using all three of them. It may seem odd that something as

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Can you achieve CI if you don’t practice TDD?

The essence of a continuous integration is that the system is regression tested all the time people develop and commit new features or bug fixes. The basic assumption is that the code is always tested for regression on multiple levels; unit, component and system/integration level. This leads to an interesting question: Can you really have

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