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How can you help your software team improve? This concise book introduces codermetrics, a clear and objective way to identify, analyze, and discuss the successes and failures of your software engineers—not as part of a performance review, but as a way to make the team a more cohesive and productive unit. Experienced team builder Jonathan Alexander presents a variety of simple and complex codermetrics, and teaches you how to create your own.


On Apr 26 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: Metrics for software developers and teams
Software quality metrics are dime a dozen - static code analyzers, code coverage tools, and so on. But what about metrics for software developers? How do you compare developers or development teams? This is the subject matter of this book. Using American football as analogy, the author presents a series of metrics which can help compare developers and teams. Full Review  >

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On Dec 14 Rob Dawson wrote: Measure Software Development
Codermetrics provides an interesting idea, measuring software development with a goal of trying to find things to improve. I found it interesting having seen bad metrics used and talked about in past. Full Review  >

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On Sep 17 Mark Lai wrote:
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On Sep 1 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: Interesting read
With more and more companies trying to go with the offshore model for software development, it becomes extremely important to have a pragmatic way of measuring team and individual coding metrics. A lead always should know who the best developers on the team are not just by intuition but with solid data to back up. This book touches on the point of measuring the coder aka software developer. Full Review  >

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