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Anyone soloing using fogbugz?

Is there anyone working solo and using fogbugz out there? I'm interested in personal experience/overhead versus paper. I am involved in several projects and get pretty hammered with lots of details t…


Does Scrum alone=agile?

I'm hearing about a lot of companies that act like they're agile but the only agile thing they do is the Scrum process. Is this enough to be considered agile? Using Scrum alone seems like the perfe…


Which to choose: 2D or 3D for a java game

What should a small team choose for their first game, when they are low on time but have big ambitions? I'm an experienced programmer, but haven't done any game programming before this. My designer i…


agile - What can a single developer learn from Scrum?

Let's say that a developer is interested in learning Scrum, but nobody else on the team is interested. I realize that Scrum is made for teams, and the process would have to be modified to fit a single…


GIT for a solo developer

Outside of work I use SVN for my personal projects I wish to keep private. I use it to synchronise sources between my laptop and desktop, for off site backup and the normal advantages SCM brings. Th…


performance - How are 3D games so efficient?

There is something I have never understood. How can a great big PC game like GTA IV use 50% of my CPU and run at 60fps while a DX demo of a rotating Teapot @ 60fps uses a whopping 30% ?…


Android & Robotium-Test activity that expects an extra?

It seems to me that robotium was designed in a way to test 1 Activity at a time instead of the whole application. So my question is how do I test an activity that expects an extra to be passed to it?…


Provisioning Vagrant w/ Chef

I'm digging into what it will take to migrate my development environments to Vagrant and I'm having some trouble getting a handle on the VM provisioning process with chef. I've never used chef before…



Debugging chef recipes without vagrant destroy and re-provision

We are working on chef recipe that builds PHP from source. However, every time we make a change to our recipe and we want to run it again it takes a long time(about 20 minutes). What we have been doi…


Specifying which cookbooks to run with Chef Solo

I'm using chef-solo to test my cookbooks locally, but I want to be able to only run the cookbook(s) that I'm testing. Currently, it seems like chef-solo will run all cookbooks in the cookbooks directo…




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