In this article, authors talk about the impact of pattern languages on the software design community over the past 20 years. They discuss patterns like Enterprise Integration Patterns, open source ESBs and patterns as a design tool.
People have different ideas about what a leader can and should do, and personal leadership preferences. The book The Leadership Game is the manual for a three-hour game in which different leadership styles are practiced. InfoQ did an interview with Ignace and Yves Hanoulle about leadership styles, pair training and observing and giving feedback.
John Kordyback explains why you should and how you can introduce Continuous Delivery into a typical enterprise, where dozens of systems adopted over the years generate massive complexity. 4
Experiences of a large group in a tier-one financial services firm adopting Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS). “Scrum-But” and various agile techniques had been used but now real change has been fuelled. 1
The RAML API specification language includes constructs that reduce duplication inherent in other formats. This article steps through a simple API design to illustrate some of RAML's DRY features. 1
Robert Pankowecki is writing Developers Oriented Project Management, a book which aims to help professionals to improve project management practices and move towards more flat organizations.
Micro Sun describes some of the techniques Tencent use to scale Qzone, a social networking platform in China with over 600 million monthly active users.
The book of F#, authored by Dave Fancher examines the concepts associated with F# with the help of comprehensive explanation and relevant source codes. 1
Lean has proved to be instrumental in moving beyond Agile with a practice of continuous improvement distincting between bugs and problems that directly effects on team performance and engagement. 2
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.