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The Software Craftsman Chapters 11 and 12

This week I read chapters eleven and twelve of The Software Craftsman by Sandro Mancuso. Chapter eleven is titled “Interview Anti-patterns”. This chapter continues the interview trend discussing something he refers to as interview anti-patterns. The author talks about all the things that an interviewer should not do when talking about a technical interview. The… Continue reading The Software Craftsman Chapters 11 and 12 Continue reading

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The Software Craftsman Chapters 9 and 10

This week I read chapters nine and ten of The Software Craftsman by Sandro Mancuso. Chapter nine was titled “Recruitment”. This chapter was mainly aimed at people who would be conducting interviews. Or even people who may be in a position to have an affect on the recruitment process at their company. In that regard… Continue reading The Software Craftsman Chapters 9 and 10 Continue reading

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The Software Craftsman Chapters 7 & 8

This week I read Chapters 7 and 8 in The Software Craftsman by Sandro Mancuso. Chapter seven is titled “Technical Practices”. This is almost a continuation of the last few chapters where the author discussed how it was not enough to only adopt agile and the procedures that come along with it. There needs to… Continue reading The Software Craftsman Chapters 7 & 8 Continue reading

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The Software Craftsman Chapters 5 & 6

This week I read chapters 5 and 6 in The Software Craftsman by Sandro Mancuso. Chapter 5 is titled “Heroes, Goodwill, and Professionalism. This chapter reminded me a great deal of the material in Clean Code by Robert Martin. The main point of the chapter was around learning how and when to say no. The… Continue reading The Software Craftsman Chapters 5 & 6 Continue reading

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The Software Craftsman 11 & 12 Week 13

The first section of the reading discusses how you as the interviewer should conduct the interview and what type of questions to ask. This chapter basically tell you what not to do when interviewing a potential employee. This such as don’t ask brain-teasers, don’t ask them to code on paper, don’t block the internet and … Continue reading The Software Craftsman 11 & 12 Week 13 Continue reading

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The Software Craftsman Chapters 3 & 4

This week i read chapters 3 and four of The Software Craftsman by Sandro Mancuso. Chapter 3 is titled “The Software Craftsman”, and goes into much detail explaining what this term means to the author as well as to the rest of the computer science community. He gives a short definition of the term as… Continue reading The Software Craftsman Chapters 3 & 4 Continue reading

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Sprint 6 Learning Reflection Blog (4/25/17)

This was officially the last sprint for this semester! It flew by a lot quicker than I thought it would. Even though each sprint was approximately two weeks long, it certainly did not feel like it. It felt especially short because it would take our group about two sprints for each issue so the time … Continue reading Sprint 6 Learning Reflection Blog (4/25/17) Continue reading

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