Java Code Geeks » Rajaraman Raghuraman http://www.javacodegeeks.com/ Java 2 Java Developers Resource Center Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:00:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Biggest hindrances to being agilehttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/01/biggest-hindrances-to-being-agile.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/01/biggest-hindrances-to-being-agile.html#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:00:06 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=21045 I often wonder how projects fail to be agile enough even though the team consists of talented team members.  So today I am planning to summarize few points that are the biggest hindrances to being agile in a team based environment. 1.  Laziness / Procrastination I think this is by far the number one hindrance ...

 

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Attitudes of a Great Software Developer !!!http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/01/attitudes-of-a-great-software-developer.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/01/attitudes-of-a-great-software-developer.html#comments Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:00:26 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=20244 Software development is an art, not just a science.  You can learn all the technicalities of software development, but you need to be absolutely passionate about coding and perceive it as an art to be extremely good at it.  If you are one such person, I will introduce you to the journey of becoming a ...

 

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What an Agile Project needs for successhttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/what-an-agile-project-needs-for-success.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/what-an-agile-project-needs-for-success.html#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:00:59 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=20051 In my previous posts I explained about the Attitude of a Great Software Developer and Attitude of a Great Software Tester.  I am a huge fan of Agile methodologies.  I believe, if an Agile project needs to be successful, there are certain factors that will make it happen.               ...

 

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11 Reasons why products fail in the markethttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/11-reasons-why-products-fail-in-the-market.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/11-reasons-why-products-fail-in-the-market.html#comments Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:00:19 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19878 Not all the product ideas get transformed into actual products.  Only a few pass that stage and get to the market as a Product.  And there are even fewer products that are actually successful.  So what are the reasons why products fail in the market.  In this post I am outlining a few reasons in ...

 

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Attitudes of a Great Software Testerhttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/attitudes-of-a-great-software-tester.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/attitudes-of-a-great-software-tester.html#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:00:32 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19921 In my previous post, I explained in my own words the “Attitude of a Great Software Developer“.  This post will focus on the testers.  Developers and Testers are two great personalities that work literally in the opposite direction but towards a common goal of producing good quality software.  One deals with the making aspect of ...

 

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MVP – Minimum Viable Product strategyhttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/mvp-minimum-viable-product-strategy.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/mvp-minimum-viable-product-strategy.html#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:00:43 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19706 Not all good ideas turn out into great products.  There are quite a few products that fail in the market due to a variety of reasons.  But does it stop us from investing in the Products? How do we find out if a Product is going to be a hit in the market?  And more ...

 

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11 areas an Agile Project Manager needs to focus onhttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/11-areas-an-agile-project-manager-needs-to-focus-on.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/11-areas-an-agile-project-manager-needs-to-focus-on.html#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:00:24 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19524 In my previous posts I focused on the Attitudes of a Great Software Developer and the Attitudes of a Great Software Tester. An Agile project’s success also depends a lot on the Agile Project Manager. The decisions he takes and the emphasis he provides on certain areas will pave the way for a successful Agile ...

 

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Agile, Agile, Agile. What is so different about Agile for Developers and Testers?http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/agile-agile-agile-what-is-so-different-about-agile-for-developers-and-testers.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/agile-agile-agile-what-is-so-different-about-agile-for-developers-and-testers.html#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 08:00:27 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19483 The word Agile has taken the software world by storm. Agile has grown well past it’s hype cycle. People have got increasing awareness about Agile, however doubts still remain in several minds especially developers and testers. So what is so different about Agile and how does it matter if you are a developer or a ...

 

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Agile is not for you IFhttp://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/agile-is-not-for-you-if.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/agile-is-not-for-you-if.html#comments Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:00:23 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19364 In my previous posts I have tried to put forward my points on What an Agile Project needs for success, 11 areas an Agile Project Manager needs to focus o… and Scrum meeting. Are you kidding me? In this post I am going to describe in my own words and experiences that Agile is not for ...

 

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Common excuses a Developer makes when a feature doesn’t work [And how to avoid them in the future]http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/common-excuses-a-developer-makes-when-a-feature-doesnt-work-and-how-to-avoid-them-in-the-future.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/12/common-excuses-a-developer-makes-when-a-feature-doesnt-work-and-how-to-avoid-them-in-the-future.html#comments Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:00:08 +0000 http://www.javacodegeeks.com/?p=19363 I always feel that Developers should have an attitude for development, which I have detailed in the blog post Attitudes of a Great Software Developer.  But generally when it comes to issues, a lot of developers make excuses.  As long they are genuine, it is not a matter of concern however if it is really ...

 

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