Methods & Tools - Text Edition - June 2011
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Agile Game Development with Scrum by Clinton Keith
Drawing from his own experience as developer and CTO in the game development industry, Keith Clinton has written a book that provides both an overall vision of the Agile and Scrum approaches combined with a detailed practice of these principles in the specific context of game software development. It gives therefore also a good introduction to the software practices of the gaming industry.
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Reference: Agile Game Development with Scrum, Clinton Keith, Addison-Wesley, 340 pages, IBSN 978-0-321-61852-8
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Methods & Tools is looking for open source tools articles
Methods & Tools has introduced this year a tool section in its PDF issues. I am therefore looking for short (3-4 pages, screenshots included) presentations articles of open source software development tools (JUnit for instance). If you are commiter to an open source project or working with such a tool and willing to present it to the readers of Methods & Tools, do not hesitate to contact me.
Methods & Tools Article Pipeline
In future issues, you will find articles on:
* Function Point Estimation Models Comparison
* The Art of Mocking
* Use of Quality and Capability Models and Standards
* Continuous Integration Pipeline
* Narrative Journey Maps
* Retrospective Dialogue Sheets
* Make Your Culture Work with Agile and Kanban
* TDD for Legacy Systems
* UML Best Practices
* Selenium Tool
* FEST Tool
* Maven Tool
* Liquibase Tool
* Gradle Tool
* Saros Tool
* Cucumber Tool
* Windmill Tool
* Jellyfish Tool