Running Project Sprouts

A few weeks ago I attended the SanFlashCisco usergroup meeting which was really great. After the meeting we moved to the Mars bar where I got to know Luke Bayes who founded Project Sprouts. Project Sprouts is a Ruby based open-source, cross-platform project generation and configuration tool for ActionScript 2, ActionScript 3, Adobe AIR and Flex [...]

Connecting Pivotal Tracker with GitHub

GitHub with Pivotal Tracker is the killer agile combination.
With the just release Tracker v3 API update it is now easy to connect them.

You only have to configure GitHub Post-Receive Hooks so you can automatically deliver stories/bugs by providing the Tracker ID in the commit statement like: Fixes #TrackerId

How to set it up:

Create a Pivotal Tracker API [...]

GIT Tips and Tools

If you don’t know GIT yet it is a software version control system like Subversion, CVS or Perforce. It was primary developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development.  I have started using GIT in the beginning of 2009 and I must say that after a not so small learning curve I really like it and [...]

Swiz Unit Tests with FlexUnit 4

Recently FlexUnit 4 beta 1 was released. To get started I recommend FlexUnit 4 in 360 seconds and the feature overview. If you are using the Swiz framework and want to apply some changes to provide a patch file you could run the unit tests to be sure to break no features.

This is quite easy to [...]

Agile with Pivotal Tracker

I have used a few project management tools in the past and the one which really convinced me is the award winning Pivotal Tracker (PT). It is hosted in the cloud and is for free so you can start using it right away.

The first thing you and all project members should do is activating the email [...]

Bye, Bye Adobe and Hello Brazil

Happy new year for all of you guys!

2009 already began with a big change for me. I have left Adobe to move over to Brazil. I had this plan in mind for a longer time and it was really hard to leave Adobe and my dear colleagues behind. During the two years I worked in the [...]