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Agile Technical Practices Distilled

By : Pedro M. Santos, Marco Consolaro, Alessandro Di Gioia
Book Image

Agile Technical Practices Distilled

By: Pedro M. Santos, Marco Consolaro, Alessandro Di Gioia

Overview of this book

The number of popular technical practices has grown exponentially in the last few years. Learning the common fundamental software development practices can help you become a better programmer. This book uses the term Agile as a wide umbrella and covers Agile principles and practices, as well as most methodologies associated with it. You’ll begin by discovering how driver-navigator, chess clock, and other techniques used in the pair programming approach introduce discipline while writing code. You’ll then learn to safely change the design of your code using refactoring. While learning these techniques, you’ll also explore various best practices to write efficient tests. The concluding chapters of the book delve deep into the SOLID principles - the five design principles that you can use to make your software more understandable, flexible and maintainable. By the end of the book, you will have discovered new ideas for improving your software design skills, the relationship within your team, and the way your business works.
Table of Contents (31 chapters)
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Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Chapter 21
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Different Flavors of EventStorming

There are several levels of depth corresponding to several flavors of EventStorming, each one appropriate for a different context. Alberto says that he likes to think about it as “pizzas,” with a common base but different toppings.

Here are the different flavors of EventStorming:

  • Big picture EventStorming: The method used to kick off a project, with every stakeholder involved.
  • Design-level EventStorming: Digs into possible implementation, often in DDD-CQRS/ES7 style.
  • Value-driven EventStorming: A quick way to get into value-stream mapping, using storytelling as a possible platform.
  • UX-driven EventStorming: Similar to Value-Driven EventStorming, focusing on the user/customer journey in the quest for usability and flawless execution.
  • EventStorming as a retrospective: Using domain events to baseline a flow and expand the scope in order to look for improvement opportunities.
  • EventStorming as a learning tool...