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Dave West Discusses Evolving from RUP to Agile and how Tasktop Connects Agile with the PMO

Posted by Dave West on  Jan 29, 2014

Dave West of Tasktop sits down with InfoQ at Agile 2013 to discuss how RUP fits in with the evolution to Agile and how Tasktop is starting with tooling to connect the PMO with Agile Teams.

10:17

Netflix's Reactive Programming Model via Rx

Posted by Jafar Husain on  Jan 27, 2014 2

Netflix leverages reactive system concepts to produce highly interactive and engaging User Interfaces. By using functional programming, Rx, and an intentional training method, they are able to ramp up their developers to produce reactive code quickly and with few bugs. Jafar explains how Netflix established this practice and gives a few pointers as to how your company can start its own.

25:13

Woody Zuill on Mob Programming and No Estimates

Posted by Woody Zuill on  Jan 26, 2014

Woody Zuill discusses Mob Programming, a practice where the whole team works on the same thing, at the same time in the same space on the same computer, as well as his thoughts on No Estimates.

13:29

Steve Peha on Agreements-Based Culture

Posted by Steve Peha on  Jan 25, 2014

Steve Peha describes how culture can derail a seemingly perfect Agile project. He then details how we can see and incrementally modify cultures by focusing on agreements. Agreements govern how we work together; they govern individuals and their interactions. By deliberately focusing on making, keeping, confronting, and renegotiating agreements, we can change our culture to support Agile teams.

39:52

Jessica Kerr on Scala, scalaz, scalaz-stream, Testing with ScalaCheck

Posted by Jessica Kerr on  Jan 24, 2014

Jessica Kerr explains the reasons to use Scala (best of FP and OOP worlds), scalaz, I/O and async programming with scalaz-stream, property-based testing with ScalaCheck, and much more.

32:13

Al Shalloway Discusses the Lean-Agile Method

Posted by Al Shalloway on  Jan 23, 2014

Al Shalloway sits down to discuss how the Lean-Agile method breaks away from tribes such as Kanban and Scrum to get back to our shared values.

16:47

Jakub Nesetril, CEO of Apiary on Web APIs and Developer Experience

Posted by Jakub Nesetril on  Jan 22, 2014

Developer experience(DX) was one of the prime motivators for Web APIs in response to SOA. Now companies such as Apiary are focused on enhancing this experience and improving developer productivity by taking a page from the SOA book around automation through tooling. Jakub Nesetril explains the nuances of what constitutes good DX and how Web APIs need to be designed and implemented in this context.

18:24

Developer Evangelist Jon Gottfried on App Development with Twilio

Posted by Jon Gottfried on  Jan 20, 2014

Developer Evangelist Jon Gottfried of Twilio discusses the ins and outs of adding voice and SMS messages with Twilio's RESTful API. Learn about adding Twilio's telephony features like sending and receiving text messages to and from your mobile or web app.

35:08

Bryan Beecham on XP Not Dead

Posted by Bryan Beecham on  Jan 18, 2014

Bryan Beecham (aka Billy Garnet) reminds us that "XP not dead!" and shares his approach to teaching TDD and refactoring with Lego and applying XP and craftsmanship in teams as well as the human body.

22:09

Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang on the Reactive Manifesto

Posted by Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang on  Jan 16, 2014 1

Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang explain the motivation behind the Reactive Manifesto and what exactly it brings to the table. Also: what Erlang and Scala/Akka can learn from each other.

09:34

Rebecca Parsons and Phil Brock on Agile 2013 and the Agile Alliance Goals

Posted by Rebecca Parsons and Phil Brock on  Jan 13, 2014

The Agile 2013 conference was held in August 2013. Rebecca and Phil talk about the conference keynotes, number of sessions and the diversity of attendees. They also discuss the internationalization and breadth of the activities and goals of the Agile Alliance and how the Alliance is an inclusive organization encompassing many different agile approaches and brands.

29:36

Cliff Click on In-Memory Processing, 0xdata H20, Efficient Low Latency Java and GCs

Posted by Cliff Click on  Jan 10, 2014 1

Cliff Click explains 0xdata's H20, a clustering and in-memory math and statistics solution (available for Hadoop and standalone), writing H20's memory representation and compression in Java, low latency Java vs GCs, and much more.

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