Museum of Bad Art

I don't know why but this just makes me laugh every time I look: The Museum of Bad Art.


Agile Soundbite

I came across a good definition of Agile on Greg Vaughn's blog. Which sums up Agile Methods:

Agile methods are a response to Waterfall methods so that verification of decisions can happen sooner.

It's useful when you have to explain Agile, which I recently had to do with an Agent.



All set for April the 1st and the Waterfall 2006 Conference?

There are many gems on this site for those who've worked in a waterfall environment including:

From a testing workshop:


Faster Firefox

As it would happen, Firefox isn't really tuned for broadband. It is possible to tune your browser so it moves quicker: Make Firefox Faster.


Java's Ant

I've never really understood why people rave about Ant, for me it only exists because of Java. A cross-platform build tool was needed. I understand this. To illustrate Ant Homepage it they say:

Makefiles are inherently evil as well. Anybody who has worked on them for any time has run into the dreaded tab problem. "Is my command not executing because I have a space in front of my tab!!!" said the original author of Ant way too many times. Tools like Jam took care of this to a great degree, but still have yet another format to use and remember.


Man from out of space...

A man from out of space
Said `I'm from a superior race.
You're all inferior
While I am superior'.
Then fell flat on his face. --- Spike Milligan


Fredrick Brooks Jr talked up Agile methods

Fredrick Brookes Jr, notable for his contributions to Computer Science. Presented a lecture in 2000, just before the publication of Kent Beck's White Book, on interative development. He called it the Design of Design.



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