A eye opener article “The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code” . this is a must read according to me.
To know about the details on each topic drive to the original article here by the author, Joel Spolsky.
Our score is 8/12 but according to JOEL TEST even 10/12 is in serious trouble. I started initiative to bring it to 12, how about you?
After reading this article, I got lot of strengths, confidence & justification points to convenience my customers for schedules, effort estimates, defects management etc. and to my fellow programmers for Spec writing… and the list goes.