BC’s thoughts on Ruby

BC posted a writeup over on her livejournal about her thoughts on Ruby after this week. Her post also makes me remember that none of my LJ friends show up on my blogroll…. need to do something about that perhaps. Anyhow, here’s BC’s post: http://www.livejournal.com/users/bcholmes/56382.html. Update: Fixed the link. An extra colon migrated in

Group discussion

Did some stories, did some code mining, did a feature walkthrough (so they know where they’re going). Talked about what scenario testing is and what the role of testing is on projects. They’ve already found a big stack of bugs in the existing code. Synopsis of their discussion of scenario testing: Got through the demo […]

Iteration #1

This afternoon was spent doing iteration 1. Our initial task list was: Get people up to speed on RubyFIT Determine how to run FIT from within Eclipse Perform a spike to determine feasibility of using the cgi library (through Apache) Perform a spike to determine feasibility of using a basic built-in Ruby server Determine how […]


We talked about how we were going to estimate the various stories. We decided to do estimates in stream half-days (one or two people (since there’s 7 of us – Bill, Brian, Lisa, Chris, Mike H., BC, and myself). Working down the stories in the last post, we came up with the following estimates. One […]

Agile Fusion Day 1

And we’re off (slowly). Today is arrival/setup day, so nothing big to report. Attendees so far: James Bach Lisa Crispin John Elrick Mike Feathers Mike Hewner BC Holmes David Jones Cem Kaner Brian Marick Bret Pettichord Chris Sepulveda Jeremy Stell-Smith Bill Wake and myself We’re been getting the laptops setup (installing Eclipse, Ruby, Ruby-FIT, the […]