Weeks 7 & 8 at Ada
We started our first real group project, bEtsy (an Etsy clone).
This week was also the first week where teams had team leaders for each week sprint. I was the team leader for our second week, which was somewhat scary. Our team was very supportive, though, and it turned out to be a very positive experience.
Highlights from our project:
- Mapping out the project's database and models together on the first day helped us resolve as many conflicts in overarching design ahead of time as we could.
- Working independently on our sections for a couple of days gave us freedom to work and design the details of our sections on our own.
- Pairing when our sections intersected with others, which helped make the connections between ideas go more smoothly.
- Towards the end of the project, we each reviewed another section for usability and