In the first four installments of this series, we reviewed new and enhanced frameworks included with iOS 9 SD, changes to Swift and Objective-C, and the new Safari content blocking API. In this article, we will describe what is new within Apple Developer Tools, including Xcode Playgrounds, LLDB, UI testing, Interface Builder, etc.
Cox Automotive has a lot of Agile teams across its 20+ brands and companies. In recent years, it became clear that they needed to bring together Agilists from across the enterprise to connect, share and learn. So they decided to organize their own, company-internal Agile Open conferences. Now approaching their 3rd year, these events have been quite successful and really brought people together.
This article describes the concept of Big Memory and concentrates on its applicability to managed execution models like the one used in Microsoft’s Common Language Runtime (CLR). A few different approaches are suggested to resolve GC pausing issues that arise when a managed process starts to store over a few million objects.
This is the first in a series of articles that will show how to build peer feedback loops, an effective means to encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model introduces the actor model and describes most of the patterns found in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns. 2
InfoQ speaks with Brett Slatkin, senior staff software engineer at Google and author of Effective Python.
The 2015 Standish Group Chaos Report has been released which shows some improvement and lots of opportunity for improvement in the software development industry. Jennifer Lynch discussed the findings. 2
The book fifty quick ideas to improve your retrospectives aims to help people to get better outcomes from retrospectives and from any continuous improvement initiative. An interview with the authors.
Overwhelmed the flood of new languages and libraries? JNBridge helps alleviate developer fatigue by mixing the libraries you know with the language you are learning.
Book review and interview with Steve Smith and Matthew Skelton, authors of "Build Quality In", a collection of experience reports (including their own) on Continuous Delivery and DevOps initiatives.
In this article, we are going to examine new features added to iOS and OS X El Capitan main programming languages: the recently open sourced Swift and Objective-C.
In this article, GC expert Monica Beckwith makes the case for JEP 248, the proposal to make G1 the default garbage collector in OpenJDK 9. 5