073: Driven By Need, Guided By Example with Dan North

March 28th, 2018 · 1 hr 11 mins

About this Episode

01:41 – Dan’s Superpower: Optimization

03:26 – Are “Improve” and “Optimize” the same thing?



Cost Accounting

17:20 – How is cost accounting affected by demographics and privilege?

33:34 – Team Alignment, Collectiveness, and Camaraderie

37:42 – Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) vs Test-Driven Development (TDD)

Write the executable specifications to guide development.
Then, delete most of them to optimize for documentation.
Don’t pretend that the code is tested; that’s quite different.

from @tastapod on @greaterthancode

Jessica Kerr (@jessitron) March 14, 2018

58:00 – Customer Empathy

Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests


Jessica: Meeting a customer need = congressive.

Dan: Collaboration is how you get work done.

Jamey: Replacing “responsibility” with “duty of care”.

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