Category Archives: agile

A plea for small Pull Requests

A Plea For Small Pull Requests Pull Requests (PRs) are the norm today when it comes to common software development practices in teams. It is the right way to submit code changes so that your peers can check them out, … Continue reading

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TDD Talk at UMC

Yesterday I gave a speech, with two friends, about Test Driven Development at UMC, here in Mogi das Cruzes – SP – Brazil. The talk was nice, and this post is just to thank Claudinho and Fabio, the two friends … Continue reading

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Testing XML data in your unit tests with XMLUnit

Once upon a time I had to compare two pieces of XML data. And it was good. Well, actually, it wasn’t. Comparing two sets of XML can be really tough. Initially, I considered doing so by hand. Bad, bad idea, … Continue reading

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Pair Programming as a Motivator

Everyone has ups and downs. Maybe a fight with a significant other, or a problem with family, it doesn’t matter, brought you down. I went through something in this line a while ago, although for a completely different reason. But … Continue reading

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Program-ME Dojo Globalcode

Quick post, to bring back some life to this blog =) About one month ago, on December 10th, Globalcode organized its first programming DOJO. The topic was Program-ME, Globalcode’s version of Arduino. The idea of a dojo is to try … Continue reading

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TDC – The Developers Conference 2009 – day 1

So, one more Java event happened this last weekend down here in Brazil. The Developers Conference, organized by Globalcode, took place on the 6th and 7th of November in São Paulo, and it is going also to Florianópolis (9th) and … Continue reading

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Falando em Java 2009

Hi! This post is one more about Java related events! Two weeks ago, we had the OpenTDC 2009. And this last Sunday, we had the Falando em Java (Speaking Java) 2009. Those two were very busy weeks! As OpenTDC, Falando … Continue reading

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