One of the biggest leaps forward in my productivity and
enjoyment, as a developer was when I learned about and adopted Maven for
my Java projects.
0 replies - 12115 views - 08/05/12 by Ben Wootton in Articles
There’s a lot of dogma in the
religious wars around software development practices and methodologies.
Are phase-gate methodologies effective at managing...
10 replies - 38439 views - 08/03/12 by Jez Humble in Articles
We’ve all been there — it’s Friday night, 11:00 p.m., and the system you just deployed doesn’t work. There's a bug. Your manager just hung up. You...
0 replies - 6010 views - 07/19/12 by Jeremy Tess in Articles
Ten of the best books from the Deathray Research
bibliography. Guaranteed to make you smarter about software engineering
and the world. Inspired by the...
0 replies - 35855 views - 07/16/12 by Larry White in Articles
Copy and Paste Programming – taking a copy of existing code in your project and repurposing it – violates coding best practices like Don’t Repeat...
4 replies - 14521 views - 06/28/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
Having a good Continuous Integration setup is the gift that keeps on
giving, but what about your database? For most web applications these
0 replies - 11233 views - 06/14/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
Have you ever considered a large scale change to a piece of software?
Something that you can’t possibly get done within a single day? Did you
1 replies - 10485 views - 06/11/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
designs and develop mobile and web based banking solutions. Our
customers (banks for the most part) are highly bureaucratized, orthodox
1 replies - 3644 views - 05/01/12 by Ricardo Zuasti in Articles
Last night I was invited to go along to the Facebook offices in
London and attend a tech talk on how Facebook do release engineering and
0 replies - 12318 views - 04/20/12 by James Betteley in Articles
Following is my grouping of tools that I have learned/used as a sysadmin
and DevOps dude at ThoughtWorks while maintaining our distributed
5 replies - 10408 views - 04/08/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
I have recently had a couple of interesting discussions with a
different people on twitter and “the real world” about the use of third
7 replies - 5806 views - 04/05/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
Planning Poker (AKA the Grenning game) is a relatively popular agile tool for making estimates on a project. Each team member is handed the same set of...
0 replies - 8444 views - 03/09/12 by Tony Siciliani in Articles
Tune in as VoltDB demonstrates our “mini SQL Management Studio” for
VoltDB built entirely in C#. During this webinar the presentation will...
0 replies - 3339 views - 02/16/12 by Brandon Nokes in Uncategorized
The idea behind the technical debt metaphor
is that there is a cost to taking short cuts (intentional technical
debt) or making mistakes (unintentional...
2 replies - 12070 views - 02/15/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
One of the things that I did, almost by accident, when we started
Hibernating Rhinos was to create a CI server and a public daily build
1 replies - 6783 views - 02/13/12 by Ayende Rahien in Articles
Configuration Management was always my passion.
Somehow, I have always had this thing for builds. I don’t know why,
it just happens to be that way. Over...
1 replies - 6430 views - 01/30/12 by Evgeny Goldin in Articles
There are a number of ways you can monitor the progress of your
Grails build: using the Hudson / Jenkins web app; or leveraging the API:
from your IDE,...
0 replies - 11222 views - 01/30/12 by Robin Bramley in Articles
“Ten Mistakes” (as I shall now call it because I’m too lazy to keep
typing the whole title), was a talk by...
2 replies - 40576 views - 01/24/12 by James Betteley in News
One of the main ideas behind DevOps adoption is the concept of “infrastructure as code”.
Tools like Puppet or Chef allow you to programmatically define...
0 replies - 3845 views - 01/24/12 by Carlos Sanchez in Articles
I have said this before but it bears repeating. If you are making a
change and you want people to know you have made a change, add a note
where someone is...
0 replies - 3122 views - 01/16/12 by Cody Powell in Articles