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Extreme Programming Adventures in C# by Ron Jeffries

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Chapter 25. Tagging Along

As we add some new tags, we notice that it’s a complex and awkward task. Tempted to document how to do it, we improve the code instead. It looks like a win all around.

Setting Direction

One thing that happens on XP projects is that as time goes on, certain things start looking easy. I recall several visits with one client that make my point. One aspect of their project was that they had to compare a series of inputs from one source with a series from another. From each source, a number of values had to be picked up and summed, and the total had to be compared with the summed values from the other sources. But the key values in the two streams were not the same. The team had to create a hand-crafted query to make each comparison ...

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