I am still playing with the City Model plugin for Sonar made by eXcentia.
For those who missed the previous episodes, you can find them here: City Model, City Model – New release, The ABC metric.
This plugin is really fun. And everyone finds fantastic a visual representation of the code in the form of a city. Going to the essential is important when you regularly assess the quality of applications.
I have been involved recently in some discussions about the usefulness of the LOC (Lines Of Code) metric. As I explained in some previous posts, this is the first one I look at when doing an assessment of and application and its code quality. And I do it only to get an idea of the size of the application. Continue reading
Do you remember that I got a nice Christmas gift?
It was the Sonar plugin City Model made by eXcentia and they have released a new version. This will let us the opportunity to show how to customize your own dashboard with Sonar.
Methodologies. Agile. Scrum. Extreme programming. Lot of methodologies. « User stories » is currently very fashionnable. That’s Ok.
When I was a developer, I did not think about methodologies. You are a good developer or you are not. And if you are not, there is no methodology that would change that. Continue reading