Marc Prud'hommeaux talks about his experience using Apple's Swift language, both to write new code and port an existing Objective-C code base. Also: immutable data structures, concurrency, and more.
InfoQ spoke to Mitch Lacey who was the Conference Chair for the Agile 2014 conference and with Paul Hammond who will take the role for Agile 2015 to be held in Washington DC, 3-7 August 2015.
Azat Mardan, popular blogger and author on NodeJS, discusses some of the benefits of choosing NodeJS as a platform. He talks about why startups should consider NodeJS and Express as a platform over other popular options like PHP. He also talks about why more and more enterprises are choosing NodeJS as a platform and some of the benefits as well as the challenges that they may face.
Andrea Chiou joins us to discuss Clean Language and how we can use Clean Language Questions to explore topics and help people feel fully heard.
Richard Dolman & Steve Spearman are agile coaches who are collaborating on producing a freely available tool to compare a variety of scaling frameworks for agile adoption. They spoke at Agile 2014 about the content of the tool and how organisations and teams can utilize it.
Jessica Kerr discusses the differences between coding in Java, Scala and Clojure, the charm of autogenerated test data, and diversity in the IT industry.
Jabe Bloom explores the latest thinking in Design Critique and how this affects and interacts with Agile/Lean teams. He argues that if Design Thinking is utilised then there will be changing needs of Critique as the design moves forward through the process and offers solutions that he uses to ensure designers and teams increase collaborative ownership and become more effective
Olaf Lewitz joins us to discuss how you can safely de-scale your organization and on using Temenos and Kris maps to focus on the core values of your organization.
Doc List co-chaired the Collaboration, Culture and Teams track at Agile 2014. He talks about how those aspects are interrelated, the Agile Stalwarts track and how Teaching from the Back of the Room makes a difference in learning and retention
Erin Schnabel, developer lead of the WebSphere Liberty Profile, spoke to Alex Blewitt at QCon New York about the modular architecture behind the Liberty Profile, and what benefits this has brought both to end users and the developer team. She also highlighted how the the transition from monolithic to modular started with the configuration and broke down dependencies between services.
Ardita Karaj joins us at the Agile 2014 conference to discuss how Product Owners and Teams can work together to use value to prioritize the work they do.
In this interview Larry Maccherone explores the various ways in which we can use metrics to overcome cognitive bias and make good decisions by explaining how they can be used to support exploration of alternatives, facilitate effective communication with management and give confidence of direction that is much more in line with our values