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Does Anybody Listen? - Podcasts related to Architecture Topics

by Michael Stal on  Sep 03, 2011 5

Keeping up to date on software architecture is difficult, because only a few information sources cover this important area explicitly. Of course, Online Services like InfoQ offer a lot of information on software architecture and design. But what about learning in your spare time,for instance when you are commuting or during your running exercise? Can audio podcasts provide an appropriate solution?

W3C Launches Community and Business Groups

by Abel Avram on  Aug 16, 2011

W3C has opened up their infrastructure and expertise to the world to create Community and Business Groups useful to develop specifications and tests or simply hold discussions around web technologies. W3C Community Groups are open and do not require any fee, and all proceedings are public, while Business Groups do require a fee. Interview with Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Marketing and Communications.

Eclipse Community Survey 2011

by Alex Blewitt on  Jun 10, 2011 1

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the results of its yearly community survey, which looks at various aspects of development in and around the Eclipse ecosystem. However, it also reflects the changing developer biases around the globe as well, such as the increasing use of DVCS and of mobile development platform preferences.

The Buzz Around the Lean Software & Systems Conference 2011 (LSSC11)

by Todd Charron on  Jun 09, 2011

The Lean Software and Systems Consortium conference 2011 was held May 3-6 in Long Beach, California. This year, there seemed to be a strong focus on visualization, leadership, and real world solutions.

Upcoming Conference CompArch 2011 in Boulder, Colorado

by Michael Stal on  Jun 03, 2011

The CompArch Conference is a federated conference that brings together researchers and practitioners interested in Component-Based Software Development and Software Architecture. This year the event is held at the University of Colorado in the United States from June 20th to June 24th. As general chairs Ivica Cnrkovic and Judith Stafford were appointed.

JRuby Roundup: JRuby on EY AppCloud, JRuby-Lint, JRuby Delegates

by Werner Schuster on  May 30, 2011

JRuby is now available on EngineYard's AppCloud Beta program, set up to run with the Trinidad server. Nick Sieger has released jruby-lint, a static analysis tool that checks Ruby code bases for patterns that are either discouraged or perform badly on JRuby vs. MRI. Also: JRuby 1.6.2 is out.

Agile 2011 Program Announced

by Shane Hastie on  May 28, 2011

The program and structure for Agile 2011 has been announced. The conference runs in Salt Lake City on 8-12 August. There are over 200 sessions across 17 stages, in addition to the keynotes and special events. For the first time there is an Executive Forum running in parallel with the conference, aimed at senior executives helping organizations adopt and scale Agile methodologies.

Upcoming Agile Conferences

by David Bulkin on  May 17, 2011 9

Many major agile conferences this time of the year give you an opportunity to find one that fits your needs.

Agile 2011 Keynote Speakers Anounced

by Shane Hastie on  May 13, 2011

The Agile 2011 organizers have announced the keynote speakers for the conference being held in August at Salt Lake City. Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, Kevin Henney and Linda Rising will deliver keynote talks with three distinctly different focuses.

More Reflections on 10 Years Since the Agile Manifesto

by Shane Hastie on  Apr 09, 2011 2

In February it was 10 years since the signing of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. InfoQ is running a series of articles commemorating the decade of agility. In this item we report on what a number of commentators and agile luminaries have written recently on the current and future state of Agility.

What is a Cloud?

by Boris Lublinsky on  Apr 05, 2011 3

A new discussion on focus.com “Is Facebook a cloud?” uncovers that there still is no agreement between practitioners on what a cloud really is.

Reflections on 10 Years of Agility

by Shane Hastie on  Feb 28, 2011

In February it will be 10 years since a group of self-styled “anarchists” got together in Snowbird, Utah to discuss and debate their ideas on better ways to build software and founded the Agile Alliance. To commemorate a decade of agility, InfoQ is running a series of articles; we have invited all of the original signatories to contribute along with others in the Agile community. Updated 3/16.

The Ascendancy of Testers

by Liz Keogh on  Feb 25, 2011

New groups, conferences and workshops promote the traditionally neglected tester role, spotlighting the skills, tools, and principles needed to be an excellent tester on an Agile team. Historically, the role of a Tester or QA has often been post-hoc, taking place after software has been created. Bob Martin, one of the original Agile manifesto signatories, observed that this was not optimal.

San Jose shows the world how to play serious Innovation Games!

by Chris Matts on  Feb 22, 2011

Technology is recently associated with unrest in the media but an Innovation Games event in San Jose shows how Governments can use Agile technology to collaborate with the "people".

Agile Manifesto 10 Year Reunion

by Chris Matts on  Feb 10, 2011 1

Ten years ago a group of software professionals gathered in Snowbird, Utah. Seventeen people created and signed what we now know as the Agile Manifesto. Alistair Cockburn is organising a reunion to celebrate the event on 12 Feb 2011. Alistair gave InfoQ a short interview to tell us what is happening.

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