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CodeCast

OK, bitter-sweet podcast here, this is Daddy Starr’s final podcast with the Elegant Code Cast.  Why?  Well, you will just have to listen to find that out. In the mean time, we also talk about Agile, LEAN, working agile methodologies in with family life, and his new company: Guild 3.  Have a listen and tell us what you think. Links from the Show: Guild 3 Software Agile for Families PluralSight PluralCast Link to show

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AutoMapperCodeCast

AutoMapper is one those tools tools that seems to be gaining in popularity lately, generating a lot of talk on the web and at user groups.  Seemed like a good idea to talk with its creator, Jimmy Bogard, and get the run-down on it. In this code case we have Elegant Coders Chris Brandsma and Richard Cirerol (listen as Chris completely stumbles over Rich’s last name), and we are joined by Cory Isakson.  For those

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AgileCodeCastCraftsmanshipTeam SystemVisual Studio

At the Agile 2009 conference in Chicago, I got to meet some great people I’d previously known only in electronic form. Tommy Norman is one of those folks, as he and I have had many conversations on Twitter. Tommy is a System Architect at Compuware in Nashville, TN where focuses on Application Lifecycle Management. He is also heavily into Scrum, Team System, and the Nashville .NET User Group. When not working he enjoys being at

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AgileCodeCast

This episode is a recording I made during my talk at the Agile 2009 conference in Chicago. The session, “Agile for Families, Iterating with Children”, was surprisingly popular. In addition to the slides and the audio, I am including a link to the IEEE paper that went along with this session. That’s right! There is an IEEE paper about Agile at home. Awesome The slides from the talk are available below. The slide deck I

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ALT.NETCodeCastTestingTools and Utilities

The venerable Jeremy Miller joined us to talk about YAIJMOSP (Yet Another Impressive Jeremy Miller Open Source Project). This week’s Jeremy project is Story Teller. Jeremy’s other contributions to the community include StructureMap and an obtuse fascination with separation patterns for user interfaces. Story Teller is an alternative for Fitnesse, implemented in .NET and chases the holy grail of executable requirements. If you are interested in how to achieve the promise of shared and executable

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CodeCast

Sam Ramji and Peter Galli of Microsoft’s Platform Strategy Group visited with us about the company’s activities in open source software. This glimpse of Microsoft’s heavy involvement in the open source community may surprise you. Sam (Senior Director of Platform Strategy) explains that the open source community within Microsoft is thriving and goes far beyond CodePlex or EntLib source code. Who knew developers in Redmond wrote Java code? Or that Windows runs PHP like a

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CodeCast

Chris Brandsma and Richard Cirerol sit down and talk with Jim Wierich.   Jim is a Ruby and Java developer, frequent speaker, and the creator or Rake (Ruby Make) that is becoming favored by developers all over. Over the course of the conversation we talk about about Connascence as a Developer Grand Unification Theory, Ruby, Architecture, and TDD.  It was a fun talk and Jim is a great guy to listen to. Download it

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CodeCast

Ade Miller is a Development Manager in Microsoft patterns & practices. He was good enough to stop by the ElegantCode Cast and chat with us about how p&p does Agile software development. We covered a lot of ground, but the topic of how a high functioning, distributed Agile team gets its business done just never gets old, now does it? Download the MP3 Show Links Microsoft patterns & practices Some videos of the p&p lab

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