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 spoke to InfoQ about the findings and their implications for software development. A significant change in the survey approach this year is the expansion of the definition of success to explore outcomes.
InfoQ interviewed the authors of fifty quick ideas to improve your retrospectives about why they wrote the book and how ideas are described, when you can do retrospectives, what facilitators can do to establish safety, why facilitators should not be the ones who solve problems, celebrating successes, good practices for getting actions done, and the value that teams get from doing retrospectives.
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
Even though mobile apps are nothing special anymore, there is still movement in this area. In this article, Katie Stanfield highlights some of the trends we might encounter in the near future. 6
Telefónica adapted Lean Startup to their processes, culture and organization to make it work. A Q&A with Susana Jurado Apruzzese on innovation and creating digital products.
Authors discuss modularity and projectional editing concepts used to design programming languages, using a Language Workbench (LWB) tool like MPS from Jetbrains.
An introduction to Amazon's ECS, their container management and clustering service, featuring a walk-through example for deploying your first container cluster and the underlying tasks and services.
In this article, author Carlos Bueno discusses the strategies for estimating the server capacity for big data projects and initiatives, with the help of two case studies.