Tuesday, March 17, 2009


This post by Joel made me smile and got me thinking about an interesting way to highlight the differences between the various ways we software developers perceive what it is we do. I haven't gotten around to describing the perceived benefit/reason of the As a user, I want user story template yet, but here goes:

As an engineer,
I want to build software
so that ...

As a coder,
I want make software
so that ...

As an author,
I want to write software
so that ...

As a craftsman,
I want to create software
so that ...

As a developer,
I want to evolve/grow software
so that ...

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