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The Joel Test

A twelve-question measure of the quality of a software development team.

  • Do you use source control?
  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you make daily builds?
  • Do you have a bug database?
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
  • Do you have a spec?
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy?
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview?
  • Do you have testers?
  • Do you do hallway usability testing?



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