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Software Life Span

- By: Mark Simpson

(Originally posted on the Code-and-Cocktails blog) Software maintenance is an extremely important but highly neglected activity. …says Boehm1 in the…

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The Rule of Three

- By: Bob Nadler

If you’re not familiar with it, the “Rule of Three” (aka “Three strikes and you refactor”) is a guideline attributed…

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GitScore Part 1

- By: Bob Nadler

Recently I’ve been playing around with Screenflow, creating screencasts illustrating how I build Sinatra applications in Ruby. My goal was…

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Cyrus News: Cyrus Rings the NASDAQ Closing Bell

On September 30th, Cyrus rang the NASDAQ closing bell. Having won a slot on the Inc. 5000 Fast Growing Companies list 5 years in a row, Cyrus had the distinct privilege of standing alongside other successful business owners and the Inc. Business Owner’s Council to be a part of the ceremony.

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Hello World

- By: Debbie Madden

Since 2003, Cyrus Innovation has been working with Startup and Enterprise organizations in the New York and Boston areas. After…

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Four Tips for Asking for Feedback

- By: Daniel Wellman

Feedback is a tool that helps me learn about my blind spots, where I’m helping people, and where I’m hindering. I’ve learned that how I ask for feedback has a dramatic effect on the type of information I receive.

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Benefits From Writing Our First End-to-End Tests

- By: Daniel Wellman

My team had started working on an existing Rails web application with a JavaScript-heavy front-end interface. Our goal was to help the client build a suite of automated tests and start practicing Test-Driven Development.
We started by writing an end-to-end test. Writing this test taught us several things about the application’s configuration, deployment, and architecture. It also caught several problems in the next several weeks.

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