eXtreme Programming (XP)
The 90’s was the stage for a revolution on the software development processes and methodologies. A cry for help against the Waterfall methodology, the micro-management processes and the extreme burocracy that made software development slow and low-productive. Some years before SCRUM was blueprinted. The Agile Software Development Manifest would be born in 2001, from the work of Jeff Sutherland, Ken Schwaber and Alistair Cockburn. But this subject will take another article.
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I had the pleasure to attend the WordPress Oporto’s Meetup. A group of geeks that get together monthly, uninterrupted for 4 years and counting. Travelling to the beautiful city of Oporto is always a pleasure, even if the distance from Lisbon goes past 300km.
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blacksmith’s house, wooden skewer
In Portugal we have this proverb. As much as I hear this, I will never internalize it properly.
In our field we have one, and only one certainty – What might go wrong, will go wrong.
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