Posts Tagged "Agile"

Top Server Choices For Streaming Video

We recently worked on a project that required to us to have online streaming video functionality. This streaming video would be then played by browser bases Players(Adobe Flex). We looked at various server options to stream the video. Here is

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Book Review: Flex on Rails by Tony & Daniel

Book Name: Flex on Rails: Building Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex 3 and Rails 2 (Developer’s Library) Authors: By Tony Hillerson, Daniel Wanja Link: Amazon link Table of contents: See Sample Content Published on: 2009 If you know Rails

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Rails vs Other Platforms

I came across an interesting discussion happening in Linked In RoR group with the topic RoR compared with other development platforms.. Lets see how this topic got started, the community opinion and finally my opinion.

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Integration Testing with Webrat, RSpec (and Authlogic)

Recently I tried to write the integration tests for a Rails app which uses Authlogic for authentication. We decided to use RSpec for unit and functional testing, and Webrat + RSpec combo for integration testing. That means Webrat with Rspec

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Ruby Way of Showing Interest

Recently we saw an advertisement for a Rails Developer contract job in one famous Rails website. The potential client posted a small puzzle in Ruby and asked the potential candidates to solve and apply for it. We thought we would

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Ruby on Rails Development Tips

Its been a couple of months that I started developing commercial projects using Ruby on Rails. Here are some stuff I learned which might be a good practices for aspirant Ruby/Rails developers.

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Architects and Agile Projects

I just finished watching the video “Agilists and Architects — Allies not Adversaries” that was presented by Martin Fowler and Rebecca Parsons during the QCon 2008 San Francisco conference and was published by InfoQ recently. It was a very interesting

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Agile People Managment

Recently, there was one cool discussion in eXtreme Programming yahoo group about “Agile People Management”. Some one raised a question about the concept of line management exisit in Agile and who handles it. In response to that question, Alexandru Palade

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Unit Testing in Rails

Before I jump in to saying how to write unit testing in Ruby on Rails, let me share what i felt about testing. When I was introduced about Unit Testing, I felt its simply a waste of time (IMHO I

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Agile Can Save You and Your Company

Clarke Ching has written a book “Rocks Into Gold Pocket Book“. This book is about a programmer who saves his job, his colleagues’ jobs, and perhaps even his company by using just one agile principle. His project was about to

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