This series aims to introduce all that is essential for developers to know about building apps for the latest release of Apple’s mobile OS. It comprises six articles that cover what’s new in iOS 9 SDK, new features in Swift, Objective-C, and developer tools, and Apple’s new bitcode.
Identifying and resolving issues pertaining to technical debt often takes a back seat since development teams prefer to develop new features rather than perform refactoring to repay technical debt. The article emphasizes the need for a balance between feature development and technical debt repayment and outlines pragmatic strategies that software projects could adopt to manage technical debt.
As infrastructure becomes code, reviewing (and testing) provides the confidence necessary for refactoring and fixing systems. Reviews also help spread consistent best practices throughout an organization and are applicable where testing might require too much scaffolding.
Sanjiv Augustine wrote Scaling Agile: A Lean JumpStart, a book on scaling Agile methods. It is a short and informative book about scaling Agile methods.
With iOS 9, Apple introduced a content blocker mechanism into Safari, which will also be part of OSX El Capitan. InfoQ goes under the hood to find out how they work.
After reviewing new frameworks introduced with iOS 9 in the first instalment of this series, in this second article about iOS 9, we focus on enhancements to existing frameworks.
The book Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban explores the principles and theories of Scrumban, and shows how Scrumban can be deployed in organizations. 2
Agile methodologies long ago proved their efficiency with small co-located teams. No organization is too big, complex or distributed to adopt Agile practices, but they must follow these simple rules
This article covers machine learning and cognitive computing, and how they are related to artificial intelligence (AI). Panelists discuss how this technology is applied in digital marketing space.
This series explores some of the patterns of behavior of healthy organizations through testimonies from their practitioners and through analysis by consultants in the field.
At the recent Agile Australia conference Linda Rising spoke to InfoQ about adopting an experimentation mindset and running continuous retrospectives in a team.
How does fire fighting compare to DevOps? Michael Biven, team lead at Ticketmaster, shares important lessons on leadership, mentoring and team chemistry from his experience as a fire fighter.