Season 2

Nov
08
Pairing Course Launch

Pairing Course Launch

Andrew Edstrom and I have just released a video course on Gumroad, Intro to Pairing.
1 min read
Oct
25
Everything I know about end-to-end frontend tests

Everything I know about end-to-end frontend tests

This week, I thought I'd share some notes on end-to-end tests, sometimes also known as "acceptance tests" or "journey tests."
4 min read
Oct
17
Pairing is asking for help

Pairing is asking for help

It's hard in the way I imagine being a tiny plant sprouting in the desert is hard, or a succulent clinging to a seaside cliff. It is growing hard.
2 min read
Oct
10
We pair because it's fun

We pair because it's fun

A really good day of pairing looks like this.
3 min read
Sep
19
In defense of rabbit holes

In defense of rabbit holes

There’s something about struggling with a problem that really fixes it in the brain.
10 min read
Sep
13
Elves & Taxes

Elves & Taxes

Overall it's been kind of nice to remember, oh, yeah, I really like The Lord of the Rings.
2 min read
Jul
31
You think you're doing continuous integration, but you're not

You think you're doing continuous integration, but you're not

You have a CI server, and you think that gives you continuous integration.
1 min read
Jul
24
Why aren't we all using Heroku?

Why aren't we all using Heroku?

10 possible explanations for the biggest mystery in software development
3 min read
Jul
16
When was the last time you changed your standup?

When was the last time you changed your standup?

A system that's not working is probably a system that's not changing. If a system isn't working, practice changing it.
3 min read
Jul
11
What's the deal with containers?

What's the deal with containers?

Why are they everywhere now? Are they just tiny VMs? Well, kind of. The key thing about containers is that
2 min read