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Allan Kelly07/03/14
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How Do I Make Testing Faster?

Later in the day I found myself in conversation with two people concerned about software testing. They posed the question: “How do we make testing faster?” Specifically, how do we make SIT (“System Integration Testing”) and UAT (“User Acceptance Testing”) faster?

Johanna Rothman07/03/14
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Do You Encourage People to Bring You Problems?

One of the familiar tensions in management is how you encourage or discourage people from bringing you problems. One of my clients had a favorite saying, “Don’t bring me problems. Bring me solutions.”

Alec Noller07/02/14
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Dev of the Week: Hernâni Cerqueira

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we have something a little bit different: Hernâni Cerqueira, Lead Software Engineer for DZone and AnswerHub.

Whitney Baker07/02/14
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DZone Weekly Link Round-up (July 2)

This week's topics include Google I/O, the Internet of Things, personal data ownership, programmers as the new digital working class, Facebook's mood study, bitcoin in California, Community, EasyRPG, Brogramming and cat memes.

Maarten Ectors07/02/14
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Software Defined Everything

5 smart programmers can bring down a whole multi-billion industry and change people's habits.

Gil Zilberfeld07/02/14
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Agile VS Real Life

"We have come to value “Individuals and Interaction over Processes and Tools”," but reality tells us otherwise.

John Cook07/02/14
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Classical programming

It would be interesting to see a classical approach to teaching programming. The goal would be to write code that is testable, maintainable, and even occasionally eloquent.

Michael Norton07/02/14
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The Love Contagion: Groupon and the Science of Developer Appreciation

The science of appreciation tells us that gratitude is lacking in most work environments, but even a little bit of appreciation can lead to a better work environment and higher performance. People start to feel better about themselves, perform better as a result, and are more likely to show appreciation to others.

Mike Cottmeyer07/02/14
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Are You Practicing Agile Accountability Responsibly?

I started out this blog post writing about shared accountability for agile program teams. Accountability is an interesting, large topic that gets skipped over quite often in our agile community. In fact, I found in my writing a realization that we don’t have a great track record for defining it. So here’s my take.

Mike Bushong07/02/14
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The Misguided Pursuit of Empowerment

Frequently in peoples’ careers, ascension to the ranks of middle management is rapid. But then something happens. A small number of people break through, but the majority of folks seem to reach those middle tiers and then stall out.

Trisha Gee07/01/14
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The Handover

But the moral of the story is: handovers are hard. And essential. And worse, often the person doing the handing over is doing so because they’re short on time and, for whatever reason, not responsible for the next phase of the project.

Mike Bushong07/01/14
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How and When SDN Rolls Out

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has quickly spawned what appears in some respects to be a cottage industry of would-be disruptors to the more traditional networking approaches.

Whitney Baker07/01/14
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On Programmers, Deadlines and Agile

Blogger Michael O. Church wrote a comprehensive post about the culture of programmers in Agile environments, particularly with respect to arbitrary or non-external deadlines.

Sagar H Ganatra07/01/14
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AngularJS: Resolving data services before instantiating the Controller and Template

Look at a scenario where you are using a Search service to get a collection of objects that contain the search string. You can specify the route which will display the search results.

Luis Aguilar07/01/14
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CSS3 Pseudo-headache

Since what I wanted to do was merely style-related, I thought of only using CSS for it. After all, how hard could it be!? RIGHT!?