I forgot to write my blog post for day 8 so I’m writing it on day 9. Day 8 was a Friday at 8th Light which means we host 8th Light University also known as 8LU. Part of the responsibilities for apprentices is to help clean the office and help with 8LU. That took up a fair amount of the morning as I also setup a Waza board as directed by Doug. The Waza board is for listing the open source projects being worked on after 8LU by anyone (typically an 8th Light employee but it can be someone who happened to stop by for 8LU as it is open to everyone). The board has a column for each project and the rows are name, team, ready (stories), working (stories) and done (stories). This seemed to be popular as Paul/Doug wanted to streamline the stand up and move the Waza related content out of the main stand up to make it faster.
In the evening and on Saturday I worked on my Nega implementation for the tic-tac-toe project in Ruby. I’ve posted that project here on github:
By the end of Saturday, I had a working Negamax that passed all my test cases. I then quickly hacked a play method into my Game class and added a play.rb that loaded up the classes/modules and kicked off play so I could try the game on the command line. Next is to cleanly implement the console display and input in a tested way and look for violations of the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP).