I guess it has been eight years since the Agile Manifesto was originally published. It certainly doesn’t seem that long ago, but, then again, even that recently, agile was still considered relatively avant garde. It was something that you would likely have to convince your teams and customers of rather than one of the mature methological choices available for software development. Thanks to a recent Chet Hendrickson post to the Michigan Agile Enthusiasts group, I just learned of a newer software craftsmanship manifesto. Check it out.