The Golden Braid

Weaving Wonderful Worlds

Agile. The path of least resistance.

For those interested in learning, re-learning, expanding knowledge, or those just curious by nature the following lectures are very simple to digest. The primary focus is on using agile programming concepts in a simple environment (read; Python, Subversion, cygwin/unix) . A brief look at on the homepage the lecture listing will give you a healthy idea of what is covered.

Software Carpentry (Version 1122):

The Problem Many scientists and engineers spend much of their lives writing, debugging, and maintaining software, but only a handful have ever been taught how to do this effectively: after a couple of introductory courses, they are left to rediscover (or reinvent) the rest of programming on their own. The result? Most spend far too much time wrestling with software, instead of doing research, but have no idea how reliable or efficient their programs are.

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June 29, 2006 Posted by | Agile, Programming | Leave a comment