May 2010 Entries

A key principle of Scrum...
"A key principle of Scrum is its recognition that during a project the customers can change their minds about what they want and need (often called requirements churn), and that unpredicted challenges cannot be easily addressed in a traditional predictive or planned manner. As such, Scrum adopts an empirical approach—accepting that the problem cannot be fully understood or defined, focusing instead on maximizing the team’s ability to deliver quickly and respond to emerging requirements." I have been ......

Posted On Monday, May 24, 2010 9:27 AM | Comments (0)

Thoughts on exception handling.
Was working on a windows form app (something I haven't done in a while), adding threading and logging so that it would work a little more smoothly and have a record of who did what. I was just about at the point where I was going to check it into source control when I noticed that the Output window was showing "A first chance exception of type 'System.InvalidCastException' occurred in mscorlib.dll", so I googled it. In reading some threads about the error, I came across the following comment and ......

Posted On Thursday, May 20, 2010 11:31 AM | Comments (2)