Tag Archives: Software Development

The Case For Rapid Release Cycles

There has been some discussion recently on the Zend Framework mailing list around release cycles. I proposed a release cycle of six months for major versions (someone else suggested eighteen months, which may be more reasonable for a framework). Rapid releases allow one to accelerate the cycle of building, measuring, and learning. Gathering data from […]

Propose a Session for Vermont Code Camp 2011

Vermont is a beautiful place to visit—especially in the fall! We’re looking for Vermonters and non-Vermonters alike to speak at this year’s Vermont Code Camp. Vermont Code Camp is organized entirely by community volunteers, with the help of our great sponsors (we’re still accepting sponsorships, too). Vermont Code Camp is a polyglot event. We’re looking […]

Iterative vs. Incremental

I’ve found that people often conflate the terms “iterative” and “incremental” when it comes to software and/or product development—they often use “iterative” when they really mean “incremental”. I’ve been guilty of this in the past, but feel like I have a good handle on the differences now. Iterative Iterative development involves a cyclical process. While […]