Escaping the Oubliette (Part 4) – The Litter Patrol

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As promised in my last installment on oubliettes… Your team might not be fully ready for the merciless refactoring encouraged by some agile approaches but this will help you stay heading in the right direction whilst keeping the delivery vs … Continue reading

Escaping the Oubliette (Part 2) – Tailing

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Following my previous articles on topping and debt prevention, we’ll now focus on the easier parts. How to clear old defects and debt. we’ll cover 4 simple strategies; 2 for defects and 2 for debt. (there are paired similarities across these). For defects, we’ll focus … Continue reading

Escaping the Oubliette (Part 1a) – Debt Prevention

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This is a partial re-post of Escaping the Oubliette (Part 1). I’ve split the article into smaller readable components. Great, I’ve got my incoming defect strategy nailed, Now how do I prevent defects and debt in new code? In 5 … Continue reading