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Music in the Office

Post by Dane Messall

If you work in an office the likelihood that you spend a major chunk of your day plugged into music is pretty high. I know it is for me and it’s also a safe assumption to make about my coworkers. … Continue reading

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Why You Should Work at Refactr

Post by Ben Edwards

Where we choose to spend our days developing software can have a big impact on our lives. If we aren’t happy and fulfilled in the work part of our life, those other parts need to be that much better to … Continue reading

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Refactr at minnēbar

Post by Ben Edwards

The Refactr offices are humming as of late with activity on several fronts. In addition to our client-based software development work, we have been toiling away, putting the last few touches on our first product*, an agile project tracking app … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Groovy Users of Minnesota meeting hosted by Refactr

Post by Ben Edwards

If you are interested in learning about Groovy and Grails and would like to see the new Refactr offices, tonight at 6pm is your opportunity to do both. Robert Fischer has offered to present on Spring Builder and Hamlet D’Arcy … Continue reading

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New Refactr world headquarters

Post by Ben Edwards

Yes, we have moved into new offices in Minneapolis. North East Minneapolis at 4th Street NE and Hennepin to be exact. We have a suite on the top floor of a three story building. The space has high ceilings, ample … Continue reading

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Selling Agile to the Enterprise.

Post by Ben Edwards

I wrote a longish follow-up to MinneBar over at Alt Text but wanted to make mention here of the presentation that Ross Niemi of Thoughtworks and I gave this year, titled: You can do that? Selling agile to the enterprise. … Continue reading

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minnēbar is blowing up

Post by Ben Edwards

With over 300 participants and growing, I am glad we have the space to hold everyone at this year’s event. Now feeding them, that may be another story. Refactr will be representing a number of things at this year’s barcamp … Continue reading

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minnēbar ’07 has found a home

Post by Ben Edwards

The (un)conference event that is minnēbar (aka Barcamp Minnesota) has found it’s venue in Saint Paul’s Lowertown area in the “Railroader Building”. The date is set for Saturday, April 21st – festivities to begin at 9am.  Refactr will be well … Continue reading

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MNteractive Podcast Profile: Refactr

Post by Ben Edwards

Refactr is proud to be the first company to be profiled by Garrick Van Buren as part of the MNteractive Podcast Profile series. In it, Jesse, Scott, and I discuss our experiences with agile software development, Groovy and Grails, and … Continue reading

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First post

Post by Ben Edwards

Ok, we are to a point where we want to get the posts flowing here on the spiffy new refactr site. There are still a lot of things left to add (like everything besides this blog) but that will have … Continue reading

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