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TRAC - Project Management
TRAC - Integrated SCM & Project Management "Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Trac uses a minimalistic approach to web-based software project management. Our mission is to help developers write great software while staying out of the way. Trac should impose as little as possible on a team's established development process and policies. It provides an interface to Subversion, an integrated Wiki and convenient reporting facilities. Trac allows ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 3, 2007 10:28 AM

Continous Integration : Express Delivery using Cruise Control.NET & NAnt
Continuous Integration is a software development practice where members of a team integrate their work frequently, usually each person integrates at least daily - leading to multiple integrations per day. Each integration is verified by an automated build (including test) to detect integration errors as quickly as possible. Many teams find that this approach leads to significantly reduced integration problems and allows a team to develop cohesive software more rapidly. This article is a quick overview ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 6, 2007 1:43 PM

What is SCRUM ?
"Scrum is a team of eight individuals in Rugby. Everyone in the pack acts together with everyone else to move the ball down the field in small incremental steps. Teams work as tight, integrated units with whole team focusing on a single goal." "The relay race approach to product development may conflict with the goals of maximum speed and flexibility. Instead, a holistic or ‘rugby’ approach – where a team tries to go the distance as a unit, passing the ball back and forth – may better serve today’s ......

Posted On Monday, March 5, 2007 9:22 AM

Estimation Techniques : Function Point Analysis (FPA)
You can't control what you can't measure. Software practitioners are frequently challenged to provide early and accurate software project estimates. It speaks poorly of the software community that the issue of accurate estimating, early in the life cycle, has not been adequately addressed and standardized. The ability to accurately estimate the time/cost taken for a project to come to its successful conclusion has been a serious problem for software engineers. The use of repeatable, clearly defined ......

Posted On Thursday, March 1, 2007 11:33 AM

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