Concurrency bugs include race conditions, code reordering, field visibility issues, live locks, deadlocks and performance related bugs, such as contention and starvation. In this article Java Specialist Dr. Heinz Kabutz examines two threading bugs he discovered in the core Java libraries.
Do you need to make these three key shifts to unlock your agility? Since the early 1900s the 3Cs have ruled management practice. Do the 3Cs rule your organization, or are you FIT? The answer will determine your ability to deliver your ability to adapt and compete in today’s fast moving markets.
Recently, there has been more and more interest in Kanban as a simple and effective method for managing software development. But how does Kanban work? This article digs into details to try to understand the dynamics of Kanban in the light of queuing theory. It analyses three case studies to reveal some basic and insightful ideas about how Kanban works.
Scala 2.12 will require a Java 8 or above JVM to run. This release, scheduled for release in early 2016, will not run on any JVM before version 8.
Nadja Macht, Flow Manager and Coach at Jimdo, talks about balancing flow and slack time in teams, doing visual management with Kanban boards and deploying retrospectives for continuous improvement.
Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date.
The book Becoming a Catalyst by Len Lagestee aims to help Scrum Masters, Agile coaches, and project managers to accelerate the culture change that is needed when an organization is adopting agile.
Spring XD (eXtreme Data) is Pivotal’s Big Data play. It joins Spring Boot and Grails as part of the execution portion of the Spring IO platform. 1
A well managed backlog should contain a manageable set of Product Backlog Items (PBIs) that are of value to the customers & users of the resultant product. Keeping this list useful takes skill. 5
A story about implementing Lean Software Development in a software vendor house with seven major changes that have helped the R&D department to remove waste from their software development process. 4
In this article, authors discuss a case study of several Android mobile apps to analyze software reuse in terms of inheritance and code reuse as well as framework reuse of whole apps.
This first article from a series of on Leading Self-Organising Teams explores what self-organising teams are. 2