Jonathan Scher posts


“eXtreme Quotation”: Agile Planning on steroids

OCTO Technology has been using this methodology for quite some time both in France and in Australia. The following is the story of the 1st time we applied it. As a team, we estimated about 90 user stories in 20 minutes. Basically, the whole story map. We supposed that this technique would make things quicker and less painful and it really turned out that way Since then, this experience has been run in France and Australia with several teams and we obtained similar results. Let’s…

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How to test private methods?

This question is always flying around when you start with Test Driven Development (TDD). It can come from two different sources : either we didn’t followed it “by the book” – and it punished us, or we are trying to use TDD on an existing code. For both cases, you will have to rethink your design.

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