In which we introduce a stop price so we don’t bid infinitely, which means we can now be losing an auction that hasn’t yet closed. We add a new field to the user interface and push it through to the Sniper. We realize we should have created an
Item type much earlier.
So far the functionality has been prioritized to attract potential customers by giving them a sense of what the application will look like. We can show items being added and some features of sniping. It’s not a very useful application because, amongst other things, there’s no upper limit for bidding on an item—it could be very expensive to deploy.
This is a common pattern when using Agile Development techniques to work ...