Agile BUG - the Agile Beer Users Group
WE, the users of Beer, and practitioners of Agile
hereby declare monthly
Agile Beer User Group
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Octobeer - Agile Beer Night
Well folks, dang - it's already halfway through October and I haven't scheduled October's Agile Beer Night yet!
Unfortunately I won't be able to make it all the way over to Seattle this month, so the October Agile Beer Night will be at 5PM on October 28 at
Daman's Pub is on 148th Ave NE, just south of the 520 freeway on-ramp on the East side of the street. It's a nice place and hopefully a little kinder to multiple-check parties than the last joint... They have great food and of course... BEER! Be there before 5:30 to take advantage of the happy hour discounts on drinks and food. Menus and beers on tap are listed on their web site.
So BOO and Happy Octobeer!
Remember, it's 5PM on Tuesday the 28th at Daman's... see you there!
And tell a friend!
Sunday, October 12, 2008 10:01:26 PM UTC
Thursday, October 02, 2008
Great Beer Night!
We had a small but lively turnout for Agile Beer Night last Tuesday.
showed up, as did
. We had some food and some beer, and some great conversations about
Life, the Universe, and Everything
agile. I will be scheduling the next Agile Beer Night on the Seattle Side probably in about three weeks.
Stay tuned for updates...
Thursday, October 02, 2008 6:25:21 PM UTC
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Tuesday is September Agile Beer Night
Do you do Agile Software Development? Do you want to? Do you want to find out how to do it better? Do you just like to talk about Agile? Do you just like BEER? If you said YES to any of these questions... you need to be at Agile Beer Night!
So Please join us at the Celtic Bayou at 5 or so Tuesday September 30 for some beer and great conversation about Agile Software Development!
Parking can be a bear there, depending on how many people show up... You can take the ST545 bus and get off at the West Lake Sammamish stop, it's right across the street from the pub. Couldn't be more convenient! It goes all the way from Seattle out to the Bear Creek P&R, and it runs both directions early until late.
See you there!
Beer There or Be Thirsty!
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 3:36:57 AM UTC
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Looking for Speakers/Topics
If anyone has any suggestions for a topic of conversation, or a speaker that might be willing to present something on Agile for about 15-20 minutes, please respond and let us know! There aren't projection facilities but someone could just get a round-table discussion going, or say a few words about a particular topic.
Please let us know by responding to this post.
Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:50:04 AM UTC
Thursday, September 11, 2008
September Agile Beer Night
Please join me on Tuesday September 30 from 5PM to 7PM at the
Cafe and Irish Pub in Redmond for September's Agile Beer Night! We don't yet have a topic for discussion or a guest presenter, but please stay tuned...
Do you practice Agile software development? Do you want to? It's open to all, so please come join us, have a pint, and discuss Agile Development! Tell two friends, and then bring them along!
¡ vivan los agilistas !
P.S. Please let me know if you are able to attend by adding a comment, so that I can let the establishment know how many people to expect.
P.P.S. For those of you who are in Seattle, there is a direct bus, the
Sound Transit 545
that runs very frequently all evening, and has a stop in Redmond literally across the street from the pub. That makes it really easy and no driving and parking! Plus then you can have an extra pint! Bonus!
Thursday, September 11, 2008 1:38:35 AM UTC
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Meeting Tonight! Owl & Thistle Seattle, 5PM
Please join us at the Owl and Thistle pub in downtown Seattle for Agile Beer Night - the first meeting of the Agile Beer Users Group.
Tonight I will have a presentation on ATDD, and tools we can use to do acceptance testing.
For those who can't attend tonight, here is the short presentation
AcceptanceTestDrivenDevelopment.pptx (89.42 KB)
and here is the code for the Selenium and WatiN tests.
ATDDdemo.zip (17.79 KB)
Thursday, August 21, 2008 3:37:17 PM UTC
Thursday, August 07, 2008
Agile Beer Night - Location Confirmed
We're on for the
Owl and Thistle
two weeks from today, Thursday August 21 from around 5PM to 7PM (or however long you want to stay).
Come on down for a brief presentation and discussion of Automated Acceptance Testing using 4 tools:
Story Test IQ (STIQ)
Sample code will also be made available on this web site.
Come hoist a pint of Guinness with us (or a pint of your favorite other beer) and let's toast Agile Development!
Add it to your calendar today, and spread the word!
Thursday, August 07, 2008 9:03:49 PM UTC
Friday, August 01, 2008
Become a Certified Agile Developer!
The UW Extension for Professional Development and Continuing Education now has a
Certificate Program in Agile Development
. It's being taught by some guys I used to work with first-hand, so I happen to know they are all pretty good at Agile Development. They are certainly highly qualified, and this certification course is a good opportunity for those folks who may not be as familiar with Agile principles to get some good instruction on how to do it well. Be sure to
, as this course is likely to fill fast.
Friday, August 01, 2008 8:17:30 PM UTC
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About Agile BUG
We are an informal group who get together once a month to discuss all topics Agile over a pint (or two). Do you do Agile software development? Do you want to? Do you just want to do it better?
Please come, all are welcome!
Meetings will be on the last Thursday of the month (except Nov/Dec which are the week prior) at
from 5:30-7:30PM. Show up by 5:30 for happy hour prices! We also occasionally hold this meeting in downtown Seattle at the
Owl and Thistle Pub
for the convenience of our Seattle contingent. Look for details in the blog posts and on the mailing list.
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