Sprint #3 Retrospective Blog Post

For the third and final sprint of our project for this semester, we had the biggest list of tasks to complete. Not only did we have a tremendous amount of tasks, but almost all of them where big and difficult tasks. In our previous sprints, we had a lot of tasks that were smaller orContinue reading “Sprint #3 Retrospective Blog Post”

Sprint #2 Retrospective Blog Post

The second sprint of the semester started a bit rough for me with my surgery, but I was able to get most (if not all) of my work done throughout the weeks we worked. I was able to help a lot with creating the cards and giving them descriptions at the start, and then theContinue reading “Sprint #2 Retrospective Blog Post”

Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #8

For my final blog post pertaining to the apprenticeship patterns in the textbook, I decided to review the pattern entitled “Rubbing Elbows.” The situation that this pattern pertains to when the apprentice has almost plateaued and has been working on their own for projects. In this situation, the book explains that the apprentice will sometimesContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #8”

Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #7

For my second to last apprenticeship pattern blog post review, I would like to talk about simply because of how close it hits to home with me is the pattern entitled “Draw Your Own Map” in the textbook readings. This pattern is based on the fact that throughout the lives of software developers, there willContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #7”

Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #6

With the semester nearing its end, I do not have many more apprenticeship patterns to review on here. Because of this, I am trying to choose patterns that have the most relatability to me. For that reason, I chose to review the pattern in the book entitled Sustainable Motivations. It is all about developing yourContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #6”

Sprint #1 Retrospective Blog Post

After the first month of my final semester, my capstone course has proved to be an interesting experience so far.  As much as we are working in groups to create a database dedicated for the food pantry, I believe we really are striving to strengthen our skills with using the SCRUM method of group work. Continue reading “Sprint #1 Retrospective Blog Post”

Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #5

For the next apprenticeship pattern that I would like to discuss, my choice was to do the one in the text book entitled “The Deep End.” This pattern was similar to a previous pattern that I have discussed in that it relates to a time when a beginner in programming is preparing to enter theContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #5”

Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #4

The fourth pattern that I plan on discussing is titled “expose your ignorance” in the book. The reason I want to choose this pattern to learn next is because I believe that it relates to me one hundred percent of the time I am in school. The idea behind this pattern is that if youContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #4”

Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #3

After completing my apprenticeship introduction blog post and two different patter reviews, I am excited to keep reviewing more. For the next pattern from the textbook that I have chosen to review, I chose the “concrete skills” pattern. The book describes a situation in which you are trying to work with a group or atContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Blog Post #3”

Apprenticeship Patterns Introduction (Ch1, Ch2-6 review)

For my Computer Science Software Development Capstone course, we are reviewing the book Apprenticeship Patterns: Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman. Before discussing different patterns themselves, I would like to review and discuss the introduction chapter and the smaller introductions to the first six chapters of the text. The entire beginning of the book attemptsContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns Introduction (Ch1, Ch2-6 review)”

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