Continuous Delivery is all about being production ready on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. We're all going to run into faulty builds at some point and...
0 replies - 5847 views - 09/20/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Practitioners of the Pomodoro Technique swear by its effectiveness in making working humans more productive.
Pomodoro Technique (Standard)Pick ONE task to...
4 replies - 14212 views - 08/29/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
People consider Chef as a configuration management tool. You specify the state using the infrastructure DSL that Chef provides. You just apply yoru...
0 replies - 6610 views - 08/26/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
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 - 11897 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 - 37055 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 - 5822 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 - 35037 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 - 13649 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 - 11050 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 - 10179 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 - 3517 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 - 12022 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 - 10040 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 - 5686 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 - 8142 views - 03/09/12 by Tony Siciliani in Articles