Published: 13.06.2016

Certified Scrum Developer with Ron Jeffries & Chet Hendrickson

Co-creators of Extreme Programming (XP) will teach you how to become great member of development team.

Certified Scrum Developer with Ron Jeffries & Chet Hendrickson

Certified Scrum Developer course is three days that provide the full Scrum/Agile experience, including planning, guidance, development, and testing. With very little lecture, the course takes development teams through several full iterations of a realistic sample product development. Participants will gain experience with all the central aspects of Agile software development, including iteration and release planning, test-driven development, pair programming, refactoring, simple design, and automated customer (acceptance) testing.

The class will be formed into teams of four to six developers plus one to two testers (if available). Each team will have the option of working in either JAVA/Eclipse or C#/Visual Studio. We will use Fitnesse for automated acceptance testing.

To get Certified Scrum Developer certification you need to complete Certified ScrumMaster training.

Trainers

Ron Jeffries is one of the 3 founders of the Extreme Programming (XP) software development methodology circa 1996, along with Kent Beck and Ward Cunningham. He was from 1996, an XP coach on the Chrysler Comprehensive Compensation System project, which was where XP was invented. He is an author of Extreme Programming Installed, the second book published about XP. He has also written Extreme Programming Adventures in C#. He is one of the 17 original signatories of the Agile Manifesto.

Chet Hendrickson have over eighteen years experience coaching and training Agileteams. A Co-author of Extreme Programming Installed, he is a popular and effective trainer in the Scrum, Extreme Programming and Agile disciplines. Chet is well-known contributor to software conferences world-wide. He has a quarter century’s experience in information technology and software development. He has been active in Agile software development since its beginning, and was the team leader on the Chrysler C3 project, the first project to follow all the practices of Extreme Programming. Chet was the first signatory of the Agile Manifesto.

Scope

The first day begins with a demonstration of pair-programming and test-driven development and an overview of Fitnesse. After this, we move on to the laboratory project that will be the basis for the rest of the course.

After an introduction to the problem and its associated backlog, each team will conduct a Sprint Planning meeting and begin work. At the conclusion of each ninety minute Sprint, each team will review their completed features with the rest of the class and then conduct a Sprint Retrospective.

During each Sprint Review, the instructor will review each team’s application and test code. He will focus on two areas, the relationship between a module and its tests, and the design and structure of the code. It has been understood for over forty years that high quality software is composed of loosely coupled modules of highly cohesive code. These attributes are, to the skilled observer, obvious in the source code and will be the basis of most of the discussion during the code review.

The course proceeds with planning, sprint execution, review, and retrospective (and a short lecture here and there) until the afternoon of the last day. The course concludes with a course review, retrospective, and plenty of time for questions and answers.

Learning outcomes

Participants will gain experience with all the central aspects of Agile software development, including iteration and release planning, test-driven development, pair programming, refactoring, simple design, and automated customer (acceptance) testing.

Trainees

The course is appropriate for individual software developers and testers, as well as development teams who want to experience Agile development for the first time, or to sharpen their skills in Agile.

Duration

3 days (24h)

If you are interested in organizing this training for you contact us.

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