This week's developerWorks newsletter: Documenting methods without all that mouth pain
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To use one of my wife's favorite expressions, many software developers would rather stick upholstery tacks into their gums than have to document their software development methods. Of course, this process isn't as challenging as it once was, thanks to the emergence of agile development. But effective development still requires clarity on who does what, and tools still need to be configured to support the team. This becomes increasingly important when organizational or technical complexity increases and processes and tools need to be scaled accordingly.
This week, authors Bruce MacIsaac and Ricardo Balduino launch a series on documenting and automating software development processes by highlighting the importance of documenting methods for agile development. In particular, they demonstrate how an integrated approach that combines Rational Method Composer and Jazz technology-based tools makes this some
Note: I will be on vacation next week, so look for our next issue on 3 August.
John Swanson and the developerWorks editorial team
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