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In Retrospect: About the Sprint Planning

12 minute read

This is the second of several posts in which I’d like to share some of the things we learned throughout more than 14 sprints of Agile development using Scrum. Some of them might appear as open doors, but I wish I knew or thought about those before I started that project. Just by looking back at t...

October 12, 2011

Silverlight Cookbook: Switching to another IoC Framework

5 minute read

The Rationale As long as I have been using the Dependency Inversion Principle, Microsoft Unity has always been my preferred Inversion-of-Control framework. So it’s not strange that the Silverlight Cookbook has been using Unity 2 in both its WCF/REST layer as well as within the Silverlight client....

September 28, 2011

In Retrospect: About Requirements Management

4 minute read

This is the first of several posts in which I’d like to share some of the things we decided throughout 14 sprint retrospective. Some of them might appear as open doors, but I wish I knew or thought about those before I started that project. Just by looking back at the mistakes a team of 9 develop...

September 26, 2011

So what does Windows 8 mean for .NET developers?

3 minute read

Last updated on September 22nd Unfortunately, the Microsoft Build conference conflicted with our company's 5-year anniversary and the associated sailing trip in Greece. Fortunately, the blogosphere and twitter-space provided plenty of opportunities for trying to grasp what the stuff Sinofsky and...

September 17, 2011

Yes, the Silverlight Cookbook is still alive

1 minute read

Although it might not seem like that, I am still working on the Silverlight Cookbook. However, I’ve just moved to a new house, so I ran out of time recently. Fortunately, since my colleague Martin Opdam is actively working on Fluent Assertions, so I only have to divide my free time between the co...

September 14, 2011