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  • Author Q&A on Programming for Kids

    by Ben Linders on  Mar 07, 2014

    The book Programming for Kids contains many examples that kids in the age from 9-14 can use to learn the basics of programming, using the programming language Ruby. It also shows them how they can use the command line on a Mac computer. Parents can sit beside their kids and follow along. InfoQ did an interview with the author Peter Armstrong about how kids learn computer programming.

  • Interview and Book Review of The Technical and Social History of Software Engineering

    by Ben Linders on  Feb 26, 2014

    Capers Jones wrote the book The Technical and Social History of Software Engineering in which he provides an overview of the evolution of information technology and software development. InfoQ interviewed Capers about advancements and events in software engineering and the effects that they have had on our society.

  • Quality Code - Book Review and Interview

    by Srini Penchikala on  Feb 25, 2014

    Quality Code book, authored by Stephen Vance, covers the different aspects of software development lifecycle with focus on delivering quality product. In the book, Stephen discusses the practices for supporting software craftsmanship testing. InfoQ spoke with the author about the book and the best practices for testing application code.

Author Q&A – The Lean Mindset by Tom and Mary Poppendieck

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 18, 2014

The Lean Mindset by Mary and Tom Poppendieck is a collection of research results and case studies from companies applying lean in product development and delivery.

Interview and Book Review Change Artistry

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 10, 2014

The book change artistry is a collection of essays from Esther Derby, Don Gray, Johanna Rothman and Gerald M. Weinberg. It supports professionals in developing their organizational change skills.

JSIL: Challenges Met Compiling CIL into JavaScript

Posted by Abel Avram on  Oct 21, 2013

This article introduces JSIL, a .NET to JavaScript compiler, and contains details on the difficulties encountered while compiling CIL code into cross-browsers JavaScript.

The Essence of Software Engineering: Book Review and Interview with Ivar Jacobson

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jul 23, 2013

The essence of software engineering introduces the Software Engineering Method and Theory (SEMAT) initiative which self-organizing teams can use to adopt agile and lean software development practices. 1

Book Launch of “Commitment”, and an Interview with Olav Maassen, Chris Matts and Chris Geary

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jul 02, 2013

Commitment is a graphical business novel about managing project risks with “Real Options”, a way to improve decision making. InfoQ spoke with the authors about decisions, risks and technical debt. 1

Interview and Book Review: Effective JavaScript

Posted by Nilanjan Raychaudhuri on  Jun 21, 2013

In his book Effective JavaScript, author David Herman discusses how to use JavaScript effectively to write more portable and maintainable applications. InfoQ spoke with David about the book.

Graph Databases - Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jun 07, 2013

InfoQ spoke with co-authors of "Graph Databases" book Ian Robinson and Jim Webber about the book, role of Graph Databases in the NoSQL database space, and what’s coming up in the Graph Databases.

InfoQ Interviews David J. Anderson at Lean Kanban 2013 Conference

Posted by Victor Grazi on  May 09, 2013

The Lean Kanban Conference took place in downtown Chicago last week, and InfoQ interviewed David J. Anderson, father of Kanban in the software development industry. 5

Book Review: Core Java Volume 1 - Fundamentals

Posted by Victor Grazi on  Jan 24, 2013

Core Java Volume I Ninth Edition by Cay Horstmann and Gary Cornell has been released, and it is as lucid and replete with basic non-trivial examples as ever.

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