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Sprint 3 Retrospective

Like the second sprint, our team focused on developing the frontends, backend, and keycloak of the inventory system for the third sprint. I mostly continued work on the backend API and the Event System components. For the Event System, I specified what data has to be sent to the Reporting System. When adding inventory, theContinue reading “Sprint 3 Retrospective”

Be The Worst

The section “Be The Worst”, found in chapter four in Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye focuses on situations where you aren’t able to learn much from your environment. Being on a strong team has its benefits, other members can cover areas where you are weak on and catch you before making mistakesContinue reading “Be The Worst”

Rubbing Elbows

The section “Rubbing Elbows”, found in chapter four in Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye focuses on a learning technique similar to “Record What You Learn” pattern which I wrote about during week 12 of this semester. To “Rub Elbows” in this context means to sit next to a fellow software programmer andContinue reading “Rubbing Elbows”

Familiar Tools

The section “Familiar Tools”, found in chapter six in Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye focuses on the tools a craftsman uses. Focusing and familiarizing oneself with a particular set of tools will help increase productivity since there won’t be any need to go over the functions or specifics of said tools. ThisContinue reading “Familiar Tools”

Concrete Skills

The section “Concrete Skills”, found in chapter two in Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye discusses the issue of needing some quality that will convince hiring managers to choose you over other candidates. In particular, this issue centers around the question “If we hire you today, what can you do on Monday morningContinue reading “Concrete Skills”

Integration Testing

            According to the article linked above, integration testing is a type of software testing that focuses on how well different components of a system interact with each other. For example, when assembling a pen, one would ideally test if all the parts for a pen fit together like the cap, ink cartridge, tail, amongContinue reading “Integration Testing”

Record What You Learn

The section “Record What You Learn”, found in chapter five in Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye, opens with the common saying “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. This section focuses on the practice of keeping some sort of diary to record what you learn throughout yourContinue reading “Record What You Learn”

Sprint 2 Retrospective

Backend Example: https://gitlab.com/LibreFoodPantry/training/spikeathons/winter-2021/stoney-manage-items/backend For the second spring, our team focused on developing the frontends, backend, and keycloak of the inventory system. But a big problem the team encountered during the sprint is that to develop the inventory system, we had to learn all this new material such as Vue.js, Express, and API. Even though IContinue reading “Sprint 2 Retrospective”

Learn How You Fail

This week I read the section “Learn How You Fail” in chapter five of Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye. This section focuses on the concept of learning from your mistakes by understanding your shortcomings. An example the authors use to illustrate this is writing an implementation of binary search and its testsContinue reading “Learn How You Fail”

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