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Stories of mistakes, morals, and doing it right.

Stories of mistakes, morals, and doing it right.



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  • Druplicon’s Fables Stories of mistakes, morals, and doing it right Andrew Berry • @deviantintegral
  • About your storyteller @deviantintegral
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  • Aesop used “humble incidents to teach great truths” -- Apollonius of Tyana @deviantintegral
  • Once upon a time... @deviantintegral
  • Bolt vom Bergblick, Angus Mak, stolen from Yammer
  • Sad dog :( @deviantintegral
  • Once upon a time... (not so long ago) @deviantintegral
  • <html> @deviantintegral
  • • Content types • Fields • Editing forms • User accounts • Choose your own destiny @deviantintegral
  • @deviantintegral
  • Milky Way Arch by Bruno Gilli/ESO
  • • A library of modules with prebuilt functionality • For those who don’t code • Modules combine to create business value @deviantintegral
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  • vintage perpetual desk calendar, H is for Home, Flickr
  • A list of hot events @deviantintegral
  • A photo carousel for each event! @deviantintegral
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  • A view for every day @deviantintegral
  • A content type for every week @deviantintegral
  • Comments on ALL THE THINGS! @deviantintegral
  • Nothing done @deviantintegral
  • The Feature and its Reflection @deviantintegral
  • With Drupal, it’s really easy to get to 90% @deviantintegral
  • Technologists like to use the new shiny @deviantintegral
  • “There’s a module for that” @deviantintegral
  • (I can write a module for that) @deviantintegral
  • We have to be disciplined and finish what we start puzzle frustration - the missing piece!, Eljay, Flickr
  • If you always chase what’s hot in the Drupal community, you’ll leave your own work behind and end up with nothing. @deviantintegral
  • The End @deviantintegral
  • Once upon a time... @deviantintegral
  • #omnomnom @deviantintegral
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  • Once upon a time... (or last year, in internet time) @deviantintegral
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  • Ticketbooths outside Legoland, Billund Airport, Syddanmark, DK, by loozrboy, Flickr
  • We’re making a great website @deviantintegral
  • Hey, look! Progress. @deviantintegral
  • Ready to launch? @deviantintegral
  • Add some spice? @deviantintegral
  • Pretty soon... @deviantintegral
  • @deviantintegral
  • It’s easy to rag on project managers @deviantintegral
  • The blinders of doacracy @deviantintegral
  • Project Management isn’t just a line item @deviantintegral
  • Spicy Sausage and Lentil Soup, whitneyinchicago, Flickr
  • Ticket Soup @deviantintegral
  • An effective project manager enables positive collaboration by identifying actionable units of work and pairing them with team members who have the needed skills. They bring the stone to the soup. @deviantintegral
  • The End @deviantintegral
  • Once upon a time... @deviantintegral
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  • Once upon a time... (probably happened last week) @deviantintegral
  • Gemini XII, Erik Charlton, Flickr
  • << 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >> << 1 2 3 >> @deviantintegral
  • Wait, a spec? @deviantintegral
  • “As a user... @deviantintegral
  • ... browsing with an iPhone” @deviantintegral
  • “As a user... @deviantintegral
  • ... I want to be engaged with our brand” @deviantintegral
  • “As a user... @deviantintegral
  • ... I want to share with one click” @deviantintegral
  • *double take* @deviantintegral
  • Tiny Computer, The Empty Page
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  • Seek out the real end user @deviantintegral
  • The Client in the User’s Skin @deviantintegral
  • Don’t let your client pretend to be the user. Don’t let the user in user stories mean “I” or “me”. Your words will inevitably give you away. @deviantintegral
  • The End @deviantintegral
  • Once upon a time... @deviantintegral
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  • netting-over-earth, by Théo, https://secure.flickr.com/photos/lenny_montana/1195021/
  • Once upon a time... (every day) @deviantintegral
  • #awesome @deviantintegral
  • Goals for ALL MOST THE THINGS @deviantintegral
  • $ (not the PHP or jQuery $) @deviantintegral
  • Lets doooo eeeeeeeit @deviantintegral
  • X X @deviantintegral
  • Onward and upward! @deviantintegral
  • toolbarS, Takuya Oikawa, Flickr
  • Squeaky Wheel @deviantintegral
  • X X X X @deviantintegral
  • while (1) defects++; @deviantintegral
  • Through sprint 3... @deviantintegral
  • Through sprint 9... @deviantintegral
  • Through sprint Tornado Man... @deviantintegral
  • We have a complete site... @deviantintegral
  • ...if you followed the expected path. @deviantintegral
  • Jungle, Luke Jones, Flickr
  • @deviantintegral
  • It’s easy to rag on our testers @deviantintegral
  • wrong direction @deviantintegral
  • The QA Tester and the Other Devs @deviantintegral
  • Testers ensure we have to acknowledge reality @deviantintegral
  • Quality assurance is our best guard against software decay and ruin, even when it feels like it impedes progress towards our goals. We had best heed their advice. @deviantintegral
  • The End @deviantintegral
  • Collect bonus, zigazou76, Flickr
  • Once upon a time... @deviantintegral
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  • CMS is an acronym for “slow” @deviantintegral
  • Impossible advantage @deviantintegral
  • I see what you did there... @deviantintegral
  • Merrie Melodies, Insomnia Cured Here, Flickr
  • Forced into a tough situation @deviantintegral
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  • Subscribe me to your list @deviantintegral
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  • Telephone, Timitrius, Flickr
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  • Change the rules @deviantintegral
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  • The Drupal community lets us change the rules. What was impossible becomes possible, probable, and before you know it, done. @deviantintegral
  • And they lived happily ever after @deviantintegral
  • Thank you! @deviantintegral slideshare.net/deviantintegral (and credits too!)
  • • Computer Keyboard designed by Andrew • Carrot designed by Ricardo Moreira from The • Architect designed by Augusto Zamperlini from • Cooking Pot designed by Mike Wirth from The Google Android T-Mobile G1 Phone Unboxing by • Happy designed by Austin Condiff from The • Bored designed by Erin Standley from The Noun • Browser designed by Nicholas Menghini from The • Turtle designed by Samuel Fine from The Noun • Roll Film designed by Scott Lewis from The Noun • Project Goal designed by Uriel Sosa from The Noun • Project • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Forrester from The Noun Project The Noun Project Paul Martin, Flickr Noun Project Project Noun Project Project Data Analysis designed by Brennan Novak from The Noun Project Lock designed by John Caserta from The Noun Project Handshake designed by Pavel Pavlov from The Noun Project Noun Project Noun Project Plant designed by Rachel Fisher from The Noun Project Fox designed by Sebastian Blei from The Noun Project Robot designed by Simon Child from The Noun Project Farm designed by Jane Pellicciotto from The Noun Project Check List designed by fabrice d. from The Noun Project Machete designed by Alessio Capponi from The Noun Project Photo credits inline with each image The Dog and its Reflection Stone Soup The Ass in the Lion’s Skin The Tortoise and the Hare Tortoise Beats Hare • Warner Bros, 1941 - and seriously, isn’t in the public domain in the US or Canada :( @deviantintegral