Hadoop, the distributive file system and MapReduce are just a few of the topics covered in this interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013. Industry-standard Agile implementation and a lot of testing, assures the development team at Ancestry.com that they have an app that can handle the large traffic demands of the popular genealogy site.
Chris McMahon discusses radically open source testing at Wikipedia and has put out a call for the testing community to participate, as well as discussing approaches to browser test automation.
Adrian Howard sits down with Infoq to discuss the his session on Lean Startup and the Business Model Canvas, Lean UX, bridging the gap between UX and Development and how this might change roles in the future.
Jeff Patton sits down with us at Agile 2013 to discuss how Product Development fits in with Agile, multiple definitions of the term MVP and the origins and uses of Story Mapping.
Greg Brockman, Stripe's CTO, relates how developers can determine if they are in a culture that has problems delivering software. With some of his insights and shifts in culture, developers can help their organization become unstuck from a poorly performing culture and shift into a more productive, organized, and effective team.
Jason Little sits down to discuss how he's been using Lean Change and gives us some insight into his book on the same subject.
David Bland sits down with us at Agile 2013 to discuss how to bring experiments and other Lean Startup techniques to the enterprise.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.