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  • The Modern JavaScript Developer’s Toolbox

    by David Haney on  Mar 09, 2015 8

    The toolbox of the modern JavaScript developer has changed a lot in the last 20 years. From IDEs to build automation tools, there are plenty of options for developers. Choosing the best JavaScript library is only part of the process. Linters, bundlers, and minifiers are essential to productivity and performance when building modern web apps.

  • Cloud Security Auditing: Challenges and Emerging Approaches

    by Jungwoo Ryoo, Syed Rizvi, William Aiken, John Kissell on  Mar 08, 2015

    Security audits are an important part of IT security programs. In this article, authors highlight the challenges in cloud computing business models, based on interviews with cloud security auditors. They talk about the challenges in the areas of transparency, encryption and colocation and domain-tailored audits as ideal solution in the new model.

  • Q&A with Patrick Kua About Talking with Tech Leads

    by Ben Linders on  Mar 07, 2015

    When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. The book Talking with Tech Leads contains stories from Tech Leads on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams. It explores the role and activities of technical leaders, and provides suggestions how to deal with responsibilities that come with technical leadership.

Lee Cunningham on Talking to Executives About Agile

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Mar 06, 2015

At the recent Agile Singapore conference Lee Cunningham provided advice for Agile champions on how to align Agile with the goals and priorities of senior executives, to garner their support.

JavaScript is Cool…and the Market is Hot

Posted by Areos Ledesma, Will Asrari on  Mar 05, 2015

JavaScript developers are in demand and now is the time to ride the wave. What are recruiters looking for and how can developers upgrade their skills to meet the needs of companies?

Interview with Mike McQuaid about Git in Practice

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 04, 2015

Mike McQuaid, Software Engineer at GitHub, has written "Git in Practice" which provides over 60 techniques for working with and managing Git projects. InfoQ caught up with Mike, and asked about it.

Go for the Money! JSR 354 Adds First Class Money and Currency Support to Java

Posted by Anatole Tresch on  Mar 03, 2015

First class money & currency support in Java are almost here. JSR 354 spec lead Credit Suisse's Anatole Tresch discusses previous shortcomings, motivation for the new APIs, & lots of examples. 1

Perspectives On Agile Software Testing - Book Review

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Mar 03, 2015

Book Review and QnA with authors of eBook "Perspectives on Agile Software Development".

Next Generation HTML5 and JavaScript

Posted by David Iffland on  Mar 02, 2015

In this (post)HTML5 series, we go beyond buzzwords and get practical insights from experts about what has actually worked for them.

Revisiting XP: be a thoughtful programmer by exercising more collective ownership

Posted by Tiago Romero Garcia on  Mar 01, 2015

Frequently developers cause and face regular frustration often due to a lack of consideration for those who come after them. This article explores collective code ownership to address this. 2

James Grenning on Technical Excellence

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Feb 27, 2015

At then recent Agile Singapore conference James Grenning presented two technically focused talks - one on the importance of technical excellence and the other teaching test driven development. 2

Employing Enterprise Architecture for Applications Assurance

Posted by Walter Houser on  Feb 26, 2015

In this article, authors discuss how enterprise, software, and security architects can improve software assurance by using the enterprise architecture to promulgate the software security controls.

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