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Kill the Mutants - A Better Way to Test Your Tests

Posted by Roy van Rijn  on  Sep 19, 2015

Roy van Rijn explains what mutation testing is and how it works, comparing several Java frameworks (PIT, Jester, Jumble) that enable automatic mutation testing in a continuous build.


Introduction to Java Profiling

Posted by Jerry Yoakum  on  Sep 17, 2015

Jerry Yoakum discusses how code profiling tools and techniques can be used to evaluate code for constructions and errors that are likely to cause problems, highlight places in need of refactoring.


Making the Case for Review

Posted by Austin Bingham  on  Sep 16, 2015

Austin Bingham answers questions on reviews: how long should they be, what should be reviewed, how do reviews account for an increase in quality and ROI?


Organizing for Innovation

Posted by John Housego  on  Sep 13, 2015

John Housego describes how W. L. Gore & Associates manages to maintain a global corporation without hierarchies, that keeps the bureaucracy as small as possible.


Build Something That Your Users Want - an Introduction to BDD

Posted by Nathan Peterson  on  Sep 12, 2015

Nathan Peterson introduces Behavior Driven Development, showcasing its adoption by his team along with successes and failures using it.


Leading an API Community

Posted by Keran McKenzie  on  Sep 09, 2015

Keran McKenzie takes a look at internationally successful developer programs looking at what developers love and hate, to show how to create, deliver and maintain an API community.


Myths and Patterns of Organisational Change - Keynote

Posted by Linda Rising  on  Sep 06, 2015

Linda Rising talks about organisational change myths and patterns for introducing new ideas. She provides some useful tips for helping you start to grow, step by step, any innovation.


Climbing the Totem Pole - from Dev to Dev Manager

Posted by Melissa Green  on  Sep 06, 2015 1

Melissa Greene explores the pitfalls of management.


Learn from the Mistakes of Others

Posted by Alison Lloyd  on  Sep 04, 2015

Alison Lloyd examines some less-than-stellar occurrences in non-software fields, drawing out some ideas that she hopes will make software development a little less painful.


How we Build Rock-solid Apps and Keep 100M+ Users Happy at Shazam

Posted by Iordanis Giannakakis, Savvas Dalkitsis  on  Aug 28, 2015

Giannakakis and Dalkitsis present how Shazam releases faster, more predictably and with more features by using BDD and automation testing, without slowing down or hindering the development process.


Design vs. Data: Enemies or Friends?

Posted by Mary Poppendieck  on  Aug 22, 2015

Big Design Upfront was considered so evil in the early days of Agile that it acquired its own acronym. It’s time we relearned that great products start with asking the right questions.


Microservices: Software that Fits in Your Head

Posted by Dan North  on  Aug 09, 2015

Dan North describes a model for thinking about the age of code and argues for replaceability as a first class concern, ending up with something that looks a lot like microservices.

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