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BUILDING SOFTWARE FAST AND WELL      Sean O Sullivan   twitter @sos100
Why am I here?    Rococo         www.rococosoft.com         Mobile / Wireless (short range)         Shipped JSR82 on 2...
FAST                             WELL       Process       Development tools / technology       Deployment tools / technology
Process
Process: Agile and Scrum  Iterations have been 3-4 weeks on average  Lots of feedback along the way  Try, change, revie...
Process: Roadmap                 Deals           Share          Social                                                    ...
Process: Minimum Viable Product    Eric Ries @ startuplessonslearn.com
FAST                             WELL       Process       Development tools / technology       Deployment tools / technology
Development Tools    Frameworks                                  API         Rails                                    ...
Git and gitflow
Testing    Cucumber       BehaviourDriven        Development        framework       Domain Specific        Language to ...
Making / sharing APIs    Rails : acts_as_api    Java (Android) : Gson
highcharts
FAST                             WELL       Process       Development tools / technology       Deployment tools / technology
Deployment    Started out with Amazon EC2       A   little too early – very Beta back then    Then S3       Much   bet...
LocalSocial / Dial2Do
Motivations  Ease of use / Speed of use  Experimentation  AMIs  Flexibility  Pricing
LocalSocial    S3         Stores AMIs         Fedora 8 from AWS         Plus all our own stuff (RoR, Scripts, …)    E...
LocalSocial
Heroku
Open Source  A few words on it  Incredible in terms of potential for re-use, time   saving, cost saving, quality  Must ...
Observations  Great time (imho) for software development  Development and Deployment Tools  Costs  Re-use  Help  Rou...
BUILDING SOFTWARE FAST AND WELL      Sean O Sullivan   twitter @sos100
References / Material - process    Joe Drumgoole       Introduction   to Agile and Scrum    Lean Startup / MVP       G...
References / Material - tools    TinyPM         Agile PM tool    Git       Branching model       Tools for branching ...
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  1. 1. BUILDING SOFTWARE FAST AND WELL Sean O Sullivan twitter @sos100
  2. 2. Why am I here?  Rococo   www.rococosoft.com   Mobile / Wireless (short range)   Shipped JSR82 on 200M+ mobile phones   LocalSocial: Proximity Platform (www.mylocalsocial.com)   3 software engineers  Dial2Do   www.dial2do.com   Value add voice platform   Speak to get things done (email, twitter, text, 40+ actions)   Live in 26 countries, partners Plantronics, Jabra, Jawbone,…   4 software engineers
  3. 3. FAST WELL Process Development tools / technology Deployment tools / technology
  4. 4. Process
  5. 5. Process: Agile and Scrum  Iterations have been 3-4 weeks on average  Lots of feedback along the way  Try, change, review, re-plan  A la carte take on Agile   Testsfirst – mostly   Pair programming – sometimes   Continuous deploy – yes   User stories – yes   Refactoring – yes
  6. 6. Process: Roadmap Deals Share Social MobDeal User Proximity Social Redeem Simple Power Merchant Register Loyalty Deals Deals Social Locations Analytics Campaigns MobDeal Proximity Wireless Bluetooth "private" QR NFC Public WiFi Support WiFi Support Support Iteration1 Iteration2 Iteration3
  7. 7. Process: Minimum Viable Product  Eric Ries @ startuplessonslearn.com
  8. 8. FAST WELL Process Development tools / technology Deployment tools / technology
  9. 9. Development Tools  Frameworks   API   Rails   Gson (Java, Android)   Android   acts_as_api (Ruby)   Java   Test  IDEs   RSPec   Eclipse (Java / Android)   Cucumber   IntelliJ / RubyMine (Rails/Ruby)   Junit  Continuous Integration   Database   TeamCity   ORMlite (Android)  Version Control   mySQL on Amazon RDS   Git, GitFlow   Charting   Highcharts   AgilePM   TinyPM And more besides….see the blog post
  10. 10. Git and gitflow
  11. 11. Testing  Cucumber   BehaviourDriven Development framework   Domain Specific Language to describe code behaviour  RSpec   BDD for Ruby
  12. 12. Making / sharing APIs  Rails : acts_as_api  Java (Android) : Gson
  13. 13. highcharts
  14. 14. FAST WELL Process Development tools / technology Deployment tools / technology
  15. 15. Deployment  Started out with Amazon EC2   A little too early – very Beta back then  Then S3   Much better – very stable  Back to EC2 when it stabilised   Been very solid for some time now…
  16. 16. LocalSocial / Dial2Do
  17. 17. Motivations  Ease of use / Speed of use  Experimentation  AMIs  Flexibility  Pricing
  18. 18. LocalSocial  S3   Stores AMIs   Fedora 8 from AWS   Plus all our own stuff (RoR, Scripts, …)  EC2   One “small instance” Server   1.7 GB of memory, 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 virtual core with 1 EC2 Compute Unit), 160 GB of instance storage, 32-bit platform   Runs our AMI fulltime   Two domains right now   gigmonkey.com   mylocalsocial.com   And our VPN  EBS   Connected to running EC2 Instance   Persistent Store for all mySQL DBs
  19. 19. LocalSocial
  20. 20. Heroku
  21. 21. Open Source  A few words on it  Incredible in terms of potential for re-use, time saving, cost saving, quality  Must have eyes fully open  License, support, TCOO  Need a house style / approach  Awareness of license types / styles  BlackDuck
  22. 22. Observations  Great time (imho) for software development  Development and Deployment Tools  Costs  Re-use  Help  Routes to Markets  Speed / gratification (or failure)  Ability to test features, product quickly
  23. 23. BUILDING SOFTWARE FAST AND WELL Sean O Sullivan twitter @sos100
  24. 24. References / Material - process  Joe Drumgoole   Introduction to Agile and Scrum  Lean Startup / MVP   Guide to MVP from Eric Ries here
  25. 25. References / Material - tools  TinyPM   Agile PM tool  Git   Branching model   Tools for branching model  Open Source management, control, checking   Black Duck here  Acts_as_api   XML/JSON responses in Rails 3   Tutorial here  Highcharts   Charts here
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