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7 Tips For Better Developer Designer Relations

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 5, 2018 10:50:00 AM

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In typical organizational groupings, designers and developers often find themselves in separate teams. Also, a common misperception of the people in these roles is that they are different — developers are logical, analytical, left-brainers whilst designers are the creative, flexible, right-brainers. And whenever people are separated like this, it’s easy for the relationship to become adversarial. Pretty soon all you do is to focus on the differences. Either they are those hippy-dippy designers with their strange and impossible requests or those vision-less, code monkeys. An ‘Us vs. Them’ mindset takes hold, leading to a break-down in communication which gets borne out in poorer products.

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Tags: Project Management, Developer, Design, Teamwork, Designer, Developer Tool

Why Your Retrospectives Have Become Unproductive?

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 3, 2018 10:51:00 AM

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Retrospectives provide teams with an opportunity to reflect. They’re an opportunity to discuss what is working and what isn’t with the goal of iterative improvement. The meetings should create a safe environment for team members to share and discuss processes and practices constructively so they could come up with actions to resolve problems or improve how the development team functions.

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Tags: Project Management, Teamworkagile, Retrospectives, Devops, Teamwork

How Low Should You Go? Level of Detail in Test Cases

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 1, 2018 10:52:00 AM

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It can be difficult to know just how much detail you should include in your test documentation and particularly in test cases.

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Tags: Software Development, Software Testing, Software, App Development, Knowledge Sharing

Taming A Wild, Testless Code Beast and  4 Steps To Improve Test Coverage

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 25, 2018 9:03:00 AM

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Whether you’re working on an existing or new application, you’ll often find yourself playing catch up when it comes to tests. Soon deploying code changes feels like poking at some ugly, sleeping code monster — you aren’t sure what’s going to happen, but you know it won’t be good.

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Tags: Coding, Software Development, Developer, Continuous Integration, Software, Automation

What A Great Software Does

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 20, 2018 10:55:00 AM

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Great software helps you out when you misunderstand it. If you try to drag a file to a button in the taskbar, Windows pops up a message that says, essentially, “You can’t do that!” but then it goes on to tell you how you can accomplish what you’re obviously trying to do (try it!)

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Tags: Software Development, Project Management, Developer, Bug Tracking, Tracking Software

Stop More Bugs With This Code Review Checklist!

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 20, 2018 10:54:00 AM

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Checklists are a great tool in code reviews — they ensure that reviews are consistently performed throughout your team. They’re also a handy way to ensure that common issues are identified and resolved.

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Tags: Software Development, Project Management, Code Review, Software, Checklist, Bug Tracking

Getting Started With Iteration Planner For Agile and Sprint Planning

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 15, 2018 10:56:00 AM

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Iteration Planner unlocks the power of the project management software as an Agile planning tool for software development. With it, you can combine sprints and milestones to graphically group cases into the scope of work that you’ll complete in each sprint. You can also balance the allocation of resources by dragging and dropping cases from one assignee to another. Iteration Planner is a lightweight way to plan work and manage teams using FogBugz.

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Tags: Software Development, Project Management, Agile, Developer Tools, Iteration Planner

How To Keep Track Of Cases In Multiple Projects At Once?

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 10, 2018 11:22:00 AM

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Life is complicated and we all accept it. While we tend to categorize the different aspects of our lives, in reality, things rarely fit neatly inside the little boxes we carve out for them.

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Tags: Software Development, Project Management, Multi Project Management, Project Management Tool, Agile, Developer Tools, Teamwork, Iteration Planner, Kanban Boards, Planner