Monday, January 19, 2009

Rick's Picks (weekly)

  • Scott Ambler shares some Agile project planning tips. Good advice in here. --Rick Cogley From the site - My goal with this article is to share good project planning practices which I find to work well in practice. A fundamental difference between agile project planning and traditional project planning is that agile project planning is very collaborative in nature: the team is responsible for planning, not just the project manager. In this article I discuss: 1. Scheduling Tips * Iterations 2. Estimating Tips 3. People Management Tips 4. Agile Metrics Tips 5. Some Humor (Perhaps) 6. Training

    tags: agile, projectmanagement, estimating, scrum, management

  • PHP can be called from the command line. This page shows how to create a shell script to call PHP code. You could call this in a shell script, for instance and schedule it via cron. From the site - This tutorial is intended for anybody who wants to write PHP Scripts that don't require a webserver (neither Apache Web Server nor Micrsoft ISS). PHP CLI can be used for a wide range of things. After you read this tutorial, you able to write your own PHP CLI scripts.

    tags: php, cli, command line interface, shell script

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