A short sampling of Clayton Lengel-Zigich’s projects, open source contributions, experimental ideas, and general goofing around.
When I learn a new language or framework, I’ll often build a LeanCoffee(tm) app as an exercise. Well, I was recently learning more about StimulusReflex and ActionCable in Rails and built a fully functional LeanCoffee(tm) app for remote teams.
Effective Sprint Planning
An eBook I wrote and launched on Gumroad as part of their #14dayproduct challenge in the fall of 2020.
Effective Sprint Planning is a detailed guide for improving and mastering the art of planning software projects
Visit the Effective Sprint Planning website or Buy Effective Sprint Planning on Gumroad. A real example of Quit Being Comfortable!
A Thoughtful Reply
In March of 2018 I launched a new service to help people that are in the process of starting a new project of their own.
Update: (May 2021) This experiement has concluded and A Thoughtful Reply is no more. But you can view it on the web archive. 🙂
A hack-day project I created using Trusona’s passwordless technology to securely share secrets with another Trusona user.
Agile Weekly Podcast
For about four years I was a co-host on the Agile Weekly podcast. Discussing agile, scrum, xp, teams and culture, it was always an interesting fifteen minutes.
A handful of episodes cover topics from the blog like Agile Principles: Progress Requires Working Software and Probability, Velocity and Re-Estimating User Stories.
Consummo is an engine for consuming, enriching and producing pieces of content from RSS feeds.
An easy way to verify the installation of SSL certificates.
A gem to help score open-face chinese poker hands. Used as a testing and TDD example for brown bag talks.
Password Checker TDD code kata
A small code kata to experiment with TDD, used for interviews and pair programming exercises.
A small backbone.js application that monitors your Jenkins CI build server and displays failing, passing, building and disabled jobs. Audio is played when jobs move from a passing state to a failing state or from a failing state to a passing state.
Lean coffee in the browser for remote teams. Written in Meteor for the sake of learning Meteor and spreading Lean coffee.
Backbone Game of Life
Conway’s Game of Life, written in a very early version of Backbone.js and not very well. 🙂
PHP Bowling code kata
An example of the bowling code kata in PHP. Mostly used for pair programming interviews.
Compound interest TDD exercise
Another pair programming and interviewing exercise.