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Graham Lee on Application Security, Sandboxing on OS X, Mobile Application Development

Posted by Graham Lee on  Aug 10, 2012

Graham Lee discusses how to design and write secure (mobile) applications, the concept of sandboxing in general and on OS X, Objective-C and Smalltalk, and much more.

Sharon Robson on Agile Testing

Posted by Sharon Robson on  May 21, 2012

Sharon Robson discusses how software testing practices change, and how they stay the same, in agile projects. She examines the state of practice, looks at certification and the future of testing.

Trisha Gee from LMAX Discusses Concurrent Java Programming, Agile, and Diversity in IT

Posted by Trisha Gee on  May 18, 2012

In a wide-ranging interview, LMAX's Trisha Gee talks to Charles Humble about using Java for low latency programming, and the Disruptor, an open source concurrent programming framework developed by LMAX. She also discusses the agile management techniques used at LMAX, and issues around gender and ethnic diversity in IT.

Addy Osmani on JavaScript, Debugging and Testing

Posted by Addy Osmani on  May 09, 2012 7

Addy Osman shares his experience from working on popular open source JavaScript libraries and frameworks. He also gives many tips about testing, debugging and maintaining big JavaScript projects.

Brian Foote on the State of OOP, Refactoring, Code Quality

Posted by Brian Foote on  Jan 11, 2012 2

Brian Foote looks back at the promises of OOP and discusses which, if any, of them became reality. Also: a look at NoSQL, refactoring and code quality, testing and static typing and more.

Andrew Hunt on Pragmatic Programming

Posted by Andrew Hunt on  Nov 25, 2011 2

InfoQ sits down with Andrew Hunt, one of the original Agile Manifesto signatories, to discuss how Agile has diverged from the original vision and how pragmatic programming has evolved. Andy discusses CoffesScript, Arduino, and HTML5 and he shares his views on the effectiveness of pair programming, Agile testing methods and other practices.

Ward Cunningham on Agile: 10 Years After

Posted by Ward Cunningham on  Nov 08, 2011 3

On the 10th anniversary of the Agile Manifesto, Ward Cunningham discusses software craftsmanship, pair programming, and the changes in Agile over the last ten years. He explains how his original ideas have become diluted, and shares his latest project, based on ideas originating from his work with HyperCard, to create federated documents.

Jez Humble on Continuous Delivery

Posted by Jez Humble on  Oct 14, 2011 16

In this interview at Agile 2011, Jez Humble discusses continuous delivery and the deployment pipeline, emphasizing the importance of feedback and automating tests at every level to validate deployments. Gone are the days of massive acceptance test scripts. He also talks about the evils of feature branching, and speaks on the DevOps practices to collaborate all the way through the delivery cycle.

Christian Colombo on FSM-based Monitoring and Runtime Verification

Posted by Christian Colombo on  Sep 23, 2011

Larva is a runtime monitoring system that uses AspectJ to weave monitoring into Java code and can check the correctness of the program using an FSM; Elarva is an Erlang version of the tool.

Johanna Rothman: Managing Agile Teams

Posted by Johanna Rothman on  Dec 17, 2010

In this interview, Agile management expert Johanna Rothman talks about the process of managing in Agile environments, particularly for distributed teams. Rothman also helps to distinguish between self-directed, self-organized and self-managed teams. And she stresses the importance of clear communication amongst team members, as well as the ability for managers to learn new skills.

Brian Marick on Test Maintenance

Posted by Brian Marick on  Dec 03, 2010 1

Brian Marick discusses the difficulties met trying to maintain tests that are vital to a project’s success, and how mocking frameworks can help, providing advice on writing unit and integration tests

Elisabeth Hendrickson on the State of Functional Testing Tools

Posted by Elisabeth Hendrickson on  Oct 28, 2010

In this interview Elisabeth Hendrickson talks about the Agile Alliance Functional Testing Tools (AA-FTT) group, a discussion group related to advances in functional testing tools for Agile projects. She says this Yahoo group focuses on automated functional testing as an integral and essential part of Agile development. She also discusses the maturity of the state of functional testing tools.

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