Weekly Hmms: Watching, Reading, Learning


During lunch, I watch videos from conferences. This week my favorites were:

The second one has a nice quotable passage:

A good API will let you be lazy.

A great API will empower you to be really lazy.


Started reading:


Alan and Brent talk a lot about basing feature development on testable hypotheses. Brent mentioned that he doesn’t even use the word “requirements” anymore.

And just in time came a Coursera’s newsletter with the link to Hypothesis-Driven Development course, which is a part four out of five in the agile development specialization. So, ideally, you shouldn’t start with it. Nevertheless, I’ve finished the first week’s materials and looks like time spent will be worthwhile.

Though, there are some problems:

The course is short, so I’ll give it a chance (perhaps to the whole specialization).