What is Lean Coffee?

#LeanCoffee is a #Kanban game you can do in your leisure time.

28. July 2014

Tags:  Scrum Teams    Kanban    Lean Coffee   


How the UX is different from UI

The UX and UI are pretty much similar to the Chicken and the Egg scenario. Just watch it!

01. April 2014

Tags:  ux design    ui design   

GitFlows for Git-holics

23. June 2013

Git is quite a different mindset compared to alternatives such as VSS, TFS, or SVN. The recommended approach to learn the basics is by unlearning about those alternatives.

And then comes the GitFlows, a lean way of working for distributed agile/scrum teams on development activities. There are many approaches to try out GitFlows but the highly recommended approach is Feature-based Branching, acceptable practice in Feature Crews.

Tags:  Git    Github    Agile Development    DVCS    Version Control    Gitflows    Git Workflows    BitBucket    Atlassian    Svn    Tfs    Vss    Feature Crews

Check out Snikt! This brand new micro-ORM code is free for commercial and non-commercial deployments and distribution. Snikt! is a sequel to #ClassicDALHelpers project.

You can download the #NuGet package from here.

Tags:  ORM    Micro-ORM    SQL    Data    DAL    ClassicDALHelpers    Snikt    Github    NuGet    Opensource

Do we need another wheel again? article explains how to implement a tab control with horizontal tabs, and vertical tabs, converting it to an accordion and then a horizontal and vertical menus. See the code samples on

(Source: kosalanuwan)

Tags:  Lazy Developer Series    Interaction Design    How To    HDI    Development    No JavaScript    HTML5    CSS3    Tabs    Accordions    Menus    JSFiddle   


Why software STILL sucks?


04. November 2012

Tags:  UX    User Experience    Software    Applications    David Platt    TechEd    TechEd 2007    Interview

It’s uncommon to find a lull moment for a scrum team, so, many try to get busy, occupying them leisurely. This article demonstrates DOs and DON’Ts during a lull in a sprint.

(Source: kosalanuwan)

Tags:  Scrum    Agile    Lean Coffee    Productivity    Sprints    Scrum Teams    Feature Crews    Distributed Scrum    Lull   


Daily Scrum at Microsoft

See how they do the daily stand up meeting


31. October 2012

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Tags:  Agile    Scrum    Scrum Teams    Daily Scrum    Microsoft

Distributed scrum teams always have challenges since they are physically departed into different building, cities, regions, and even countries miles away. This blog post explains why it is important to bring them back together and how we developers can do it as a team.

(Source: kosalanuwan)

Tags:  Agile    Co-locating Teams    DIfferent Time Zones    Distributed Scrum    Productivity    Scrum    Scrum Teams    Social Network    Team Bonding    Outsource    Offshore    Social Media

(…) it is not a sin to copy some code snippets from StackOverflow, Github, Gist, or from a blog post, tweak a bit, and ship it to production. - @kosalanuwan

This blog post talks about how the social networks have changed the software engineering world in a way that we developers will not survive without it.

(Source: kosalanuwan)

Tags:  Programming    Social Network    Lazy Developer Series    Image Building    Online Branding    Software Craftsmanship    Career Development    StackOverflow    Facebook    Github