Introduction

Lego Mindstorms Lego Mindstorms is a programmable construction toy. In 1998, Lego created the first generation of this product called the Robotic Invention System (RIS) through a partnership with the MIT Media Laboratory. For the second version that was released in 2006 the name was changed to Lego Mindstorm NXT, after a book called Mindstorms:…

The Minimalist Development Movement

Over the past 11 years, .NET technology, fueled by Microsoft’s ability to deliver sophisticated development tools, has arguably ruled the enterprise business software landscape. Intellisense, drag-and-drop UI design, XML configuration, dependency injection, unit testing, IDE extensibility APIs for third party controls, continuous integration, and more attempt to ease the use of Agile and SCRUM processes…

Embedded Quality – Development Team

When I’ve introduced Embedded Quality to the developers on a project, a common reaction is fear and loathing. They often have a visceral, negative reaction to the words "Quality Assurance," and the idea of working more closely with the Quality Assurance team instills a feeling of dread in them. As a reminder, I originally outlined…