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Lean Change Using Innovative Practices

by Ben Linders on  Dec 01, 2014

Organizations are looking for ways to do continuous change to increase their agility. There’s an interest in practices that managers can use to make change happen in their organizations. InfoQ interviewed Jason Little about his book on lean change management, what inspires him, and on using options and innovative practices in change.

Book Series on Managing Remote Teams

by Ben Linders on  Oct 09, 2014

In the book series the art of managing remote teams authors share their experiences and provide advice on establishing and working with remote teams. The books are intended for people who are about to setup an offshore or nearshore team, or people who are already managing a remote team and want to improve.

How Applied Psychology can help Software Engineers

by Michael Stal on  Nov 02, 2011 1

On the 1st November software engineer and author John R. Fox has published his book “Digital Work in an Analog World”. According to its subtitle “Improving Software Engineering by Applied Psychology”, the book does not consider software engineering in practice. Rather, it is focusing on the psychological aspects relevant and practices relevant for engineers.

Exceptional Ruby

by Robert Bazinet on  May 16, 2011

Developers enjoy writing code but few developers enjoy writing exception handling code and even fewer do it right. A new book titled Exceptional Ruby by Avdi Grimm attacks the subject and helps developers take the right approach to solid exception handling code.

OSGi in Action

by Alex Blewitt on  Apr 06, 2011

Manning have today published OSGi in Action, by Richard S Hall, Karl Pauls, Stuart McCulloch and David Savage. Written by long-term OSGi users and committers on the Apache Felix runtime, the depth of knowledge in the book comes across with subtleties and specific gotchas documented.

Interview: Ruby in Practice with Jeremy McAnally

by Robert Bazinet and Matthew Bass on  Jun 03, 2009

InfoQ’s Robert Bazinet and Matthew Bass had the opportunity recently to talk with Jeremy McAnally about his new book, Ruby in Practice. Jeremy gives readers insight about the book but goes into detail about Ruby’s use in the enterprise.

Interview: The Well-Grounded Rubyist

by Robert Bazinet on  May 27, 2009

This interview talks about David A. Black’s new book, The Well-Grounded Rubyist, and his views on learning Ruby and making the transition from Ruby 1.8.6 to 1.9.1.

Article: InfoQ Editors' Recommended Reading List

by Charles Humble on  Feb 17, 2009 3

Members of the InfoQ editorial team discuss a number of books which have influenced how we think about software development, architecture and managing projects.

Article: Book Excerpt and Interview: Aptana RadRails, An IDE for Rails Development

by Robert Bazinet on  Dec 03, 2008 1

Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development by Javier Ramírez discusses the latest Aptana RadRails IDE, a development environment for creating Ruby on Rails applications.

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