Dinner conversations

A few tidbits from dinner conversations: First, a couple of nights ago, Bret was talking about psychological barriers that hold us back. The example he gave was that maybe he wasn’t as successful as a developer because he didn’t want to redesign people’s code. This got me to pondering. I’m generally prone to avoid controversy. […]

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 […]