PHP UK Conference 2013 – Marcello Duarte – Pair Programming, TDD And Other Impractical Things


Is there a way to shave years off of the trial and error implementing Agile?
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“Why should we write our tests first? Isn’t that going to slow my development?” “What? Assigning a single task to 2 developers? How is that efficient? What a waste of resources!” “Look, in the perfect world your advises are great, but I have a project to finish here.” In this talk Marcello explores efficiency in contrast to effectiveness. He looks into how practices, traditionally accepted as efficient, sometimes turn out to be less effective than a few “impractical” things he has come across.

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