In this part, I will walk you through the ideas and technologies involved in creation of StickyPrint – Our Daily Standup Facilitator. If you have not read the part-1 yet, I strongly recommend you to read it first before going through this article.
There are two puzzles to solve to make it work. First we need to get sprint data from Rally and transform it to a format we want to see in our task board. Once we have the data, we need to find out a way to reliably print it in Sticky Notes. We were confident that we can solve Puzzle-1 (data retrieval and transformation) very easily in an hour or so, if we programmers can’t do it who else can. But how do we print something in Sticky Notes? No matter whatever magic we do with the data, it’s useless if not printed. So we started solving Puzzle-2 (printing) before working on Puzzle-1. Continue reading StickyPrint – Behind the Scenes