How much time have you wasted just trying to understand someone else’s source code that needs changing? Veteran software architect Dr. Carola Lilienthal discusses why software architectures need to reflect the human mechanisms for learning and understanding.
Do you live your distributed systems life by the Principles of Chaos? Well it’s time to start. Chaos Engineering is the new way to address the uncertainty of distributed systems at scale and helps to build confidence in the behaviour of the system.
Kent Beck wants to help programmers work towards more production-like feedback sooner, so he fashioned a manifesto for ‘Making Making’ – the process that developers engage in to create and code. Quicker, more accurate feedback is the ultimate goal.
Following a keynote talk at the DevOpsCon 2015 in Berlin, Etsy’s Core Platform Engineer Bethany Macri spoke to us about what IT team leaders need to do to create a blameless programming culture and why Etsy is moving away from PostgreSQL.
Dutch programming legend Erik Meijer, known for his collaboration on C#, Visual Basic, LINQ, Volta and .NET, made an series of scathing criticisms of the agile ‘cancer’ at the Reaktor Dev Day in Helsinki.
Veteran banking developer and JAX Finance speaker Mashooq Badar explains what it’s like to work in finance and the obstacles that developers face.
NASA has produced its own set of coding standards to ensure code quality and safety among all NASA applications. These standards have evolved from their own guidelines and are set to be applicable to the greater software development industry.
A top chef wouldn’t serve his or her customers second-rate food, so why should you settle for second-rate code?
Parallelism, load distribution, state management, caching, big data, asynchronous processing, and static content delivery…these are the methodologies that will enable you to build and maintain enterprise-grade Java apps that scale from day one. Learn about all the above as well as leveraging cloud computing and scaling teams in this JAXConf 2013 session with Abdel Remani, open source advocate and platform architect at just.me. Filming courtesy of Marakana – www.marakana.com
To adopt the new methodology, the social networks engineers had to halt site development for two months. Was it worth it?
Are you a Politician, a Value Addition or The Creepy Quiet Member? Agile coach Jay Rao has noticed six recurring roles.
Originally appearing in JAX Magazine, agile guru Roman Pichler introduces us to a new tool primed to help your agile team deliver a modernised product.