Monthly Archive: May 2014

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Day 20 – Auxano Sprint 2 Review & Retrospective

It might just be me, but the past four weeks have been a roller coaster ride. Highs, lows, plenty of turns, getting flipped upside down… but hey – we’re halfway through the boot camp, and I’ve experienced some major breakthroughs...

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Day 19 – Auxano Sprint 2

Today I fiddled around with @Html.ActionLink(string.Format(“{0} {1}”, very, doge), “Place”, “Thing”, null, null, null, null, null, null, null… hashThingy, new { @stuff = “more stuff”}), and made some new “dynamic” links that update when the values of an Improver’s reported...

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Day 18 – Auxano Sprint 2

Days go by quickly when you’re enjoying your work! Scrum: Yesterday, Jon and I worked on setting up the passport controller and view. Today we’ll continue working on those and exploring the MVC framework. I hope to watch the whole pluralsight...

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Day 17 – Auxano Sprint 2

This week was the week I’ve been waiting for. We’re finally getting into building a UI over the code we’ve written, and I couldn’t be happier! I’m used to being able to see what I’m building immediately, and the MVC...

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Memorial Day Weekend 2014

Greetings! I hope you had a pleasant and restful Memorial Day weekend. The office was closed today, but I still wanted to write a short blog to keep my daily streak alive. I spent most of my time trying to relax and...

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Day 15 – They Did Call It “Boot Camp”

…and after three weeks I’d say that’s a fair statement. – Auxano Sprint 1 Review & Retrospective – Given my state of mind by 6pm on Friday, I decided to take some time over the weekend to reflect on our...

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BC Day 14 – Auxano Sprint 1

… aaand I’m another year older. The past 365 days of my life were pretty important and eventful. Hopefully the next 365 will be the same! Daily Scrum: Kevin and I worked a lot on the Week Streaker tests and...

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BC Day 13 – Auxano Sprint 1

We went over some new (to us) things today, and while I felt like the information flew at us pretty quickly, I think I’ll like what we ‘learned’ and I hope I can get comfortable using the new stuff quickly....

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BC Day 12 – Auxano Sprint 1

So, I didn’t realize people were actually reading this. Hello people! Sorry my titles are so boring. If you want a more entertaining read, you might check out the other blogs, haha. Daily Scrum: Yesterday Kevin and I wrote some...

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BC Day 11 – Auxano Sprint 1

Started off the morning with code Katas, a product review, and a sprint retrospective (carrying over from last week). We spent a lot of time discussing the problems we’ve had as a team, and brainstorming solutions to those problems. This...

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BC Day 10! – Auxano Mini-Sprint

We’re 10 days into boot camp! We survived the first two weeks and we’re just starting to gain momentum. I felt pretty good about how today went (our first unsupervised day coding as a team), and I’m looking forward to...

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BC Day 9 – Auxano Mini-Sprint

Daily Scrum: Yesterday we did three 1-hour mini-days, and learned quite a bit more about setting up a development environment and Git – not so much about actually coding together, but it was a productive learning experience nonetheless. Ramp up...

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BC Day 8 – Auxano Mini-Sprint

Today was a battle. Let me put it this way… > git status magicalFile.lol has magically changed itself > git commit -m “Is this going to work?” > git pull –rebase nope. conflict error – git does not like you....

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BC Day 7 – Agile Scrum Immersion

ASI Day 2: Yesterday we charged into the Agile Scrum Immersion course for the whole day. We did some hands-on simulated Scrum exercises, and participated in very open discussion about the merits of Scrum and whether or not it is...