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How to introduce a new developer to a project

post photo by pexels Introduction Often, there is a need to introduce a new developer to the team for a specific project. This on-boarding process is never easy and sometimes tends to be painful for the new member and frustrating for the team, which has to keep working on the already defined tasks without a big impact on their productivity. Of course, this process differs from team to team and is proportional to the seniority level of the new team member, as well as the time they have been working at the company. ...

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10 Tips For a Productive Virtual Meeting

Photo by John Schnobrich on Unsplash Introduction It’s this strange time of the “Social distancing era”, because of the coronavirus bizarre situation. Regardless of how long this lasts or whatever the world will look like after it ends, it is for sure an interesting time to be alive and trying to make a living through a pandemic. We, as developers, are fortunate enough to be able to still work with little to no severe impacts in our everyday tasks and projects. ...

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Scrum Events demystified - Sprint Planning

post photo by pexels # Introduction This post is the second part of the “Scrum events demystified” post series. You can find the first part here: Scrum Events demystified - The Sprint In order to successfully execute the Scrum tasks and maximize the Increment value, a team needs to pay attention to the chronologically first Event in the Sprint; The Sprint Planning event. # About Sprint Planning Sprint Planning is a time-boxed event (as all events are in Scrum). ...

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Scrum Events demystified - The Sprint

post photo by unsplash.com Introduction This post is the first part of the “Scrum events demystified” post series. In this series, I will try to shed some light on the most common events in the Scrum framework. First things first, let’s begin by defining Scrum: According to the Scrum Guide: Scrum (n): A framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. ...

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Creating a pagination component in Vue.js

Introduction post photo by pexels Vue.js is a progressive JavaScript framework that allows you to create compelling user interfaces efficiently and easily. In this post, we are going to create a pagination component, able to have a dynamic number of steps! Our final application will look like this: Project set up use the vue cli to create out app: npm install -g @vue/cli Next, we make use of the CLI to create all the boilerplate for our app: ...

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How to be awesome at your daily stand-up with 7 steps

Introduction A daily stand-up meeting is an essential part of many workplaces these days. Either when following the Scrum methodology or simply when wanting to tighten the bonds between the team members and stakeholders, the performance of the daily stand-up can either make or break your day. Let’s be honest here. Every workplace does their stand-ups differently. But that’s really OK! It’s not another formal, dull meeting that requires you to stick to the procedure. ...