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Three Ways to Improve Your Sprint Demo


~1 month ago by Ryan Abel on Atomic Spin.
The demo is one of the most important aspects of the sprint ceremony. At this point, your client has already seen the visual design of new features, but...

Headless Chrome with Testem on VSTS-Hosted Agents


~1 month ago by John Ruble on Atomic Spin.
I previously wrote about building a Node app on VSTS Windows agents. Since then, we’ve started using headless Chrome on those agents. Here’s...

Managing Product Dev. with a Digital Story Map


~1 month ago by Amy Burke on Atomic Spin.
Have you ever scrolled through your product backlog and thought, “I wish I had a better way to visualize product development?” Development tools like Pivotal...

The Case for Starting Your Project with an Ecosystem Map


~1 month ago by Kyle Harris on Atomic Spin.
At the start of every software project, we spend a few intensive days gathering information about the client, their business, and what they want to build...

The Culture Cycle: A Model for Understanding Company Culture


~1 month ago by Aaron King on Atomic Spin.
As a recent college graduate, it’s been exciting to apply things I learned in school to real-world scenarios. Not all of those topics have been totally...

Exploding Breadcrumbs Make Life Easier for Your Future Self


~1 month ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
We can all agree that bringing old projects back to life is never easy. So when you’re archiving a project, think of your future self and leave some...

What Is a Software Designer, and How Can You Become One?


~1 month ago by Sarah Brockett on Atomic Spin.
I frequently get questions from traditional graphic design students, inquiring about what being a software designer is like. They want to know more about...

Swift Tool Belt, Part 7: Extending UIBarButtonItem


~1 month ago by Mike Woelmer on Atomic Spin.
The seventh item in my Swift Tool Belt is an extension for UIBarButtonItem. This extension will add a couple of inspectable properties to help you set...

When Working Remotely Fails in Practice


~1 month ago by Kory Dondzila on Atomic Spin.
Working remotely has been lauded as a great opportunity–and in some cases, considered better than working in an office. I submit that this isn’t...

Incrementally Building My Own Code Health Tool


~1 month ago by Dan Kelch on Atomic Spin.
Recently, I’ve been looking for ways to improve the code health of a project I’m working on. It’s a pretty big team, so things are moving...