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Do you use agile or waterfall? What documentation is kept?

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(source: stackoverflow.com)

And if you’re wondering what our software engineering process looks like from here on the inside, this video reveals all.


Stack Overflow was built by a small team of very experienced (and committed) developers; therefore it is likely that no formal development methodology was needed.

From the outside it looks like they used:

Keep saying No to every “feature request”, until they can no longer think of a reason to say No.

  • if everyone works like 'that', methdology will soon be in the books only. – abel Oct 6 '10 at 9:11

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