All teams eventually face technical debt. In this Jeremy presents what technical debt is...and isn't, as well as meet some of the different types of technical debt and discusses how to deal with each. Finally, he presents a metaphor for understanding technical debt, explaining it to stakeholders, and then dealing with it in an efficient way.
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Kevlin Henney gave two talks focusing on the importance of simplicity in architecture and implementation and on programming with Good Unit Tests (GUTS). He spoke to InfoQ about the thinking behind his talks and how they can be implemented.
In this article, authors provide an overview of current SOA technologies and how to evolve in legacy environments. They also discuss the topics of SOAP vs. REST web services, Enterprise Application Integration and incremental transition to SOA in legacy environments.
Aaron Kendall of Barnes & Noble discusses an Agile method they have been using that combines the design of the overall architecture and implementation. 1
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Richard Sheridan and Linda Rising discussed what it means to have an agile mindset and what it takes to create a culture of joy in work.
F# Deep Dives is a new book aimed at showing the business value that using F# brings in practice. It presents 11 industrial scenarios and their solution with F# using a functional-first approach.
In this article, Basho Sr. Software Engineer Chris Meiklejohn explores the basic building blocks for crafting deterministic applications that guarantee convergence of data without synchronization. 1
Brad Murphy talks about how traditional management can lead to disengaged employees, agile scaling, diagnosing the health of organizations and approaches for adopting agile and become more innovative.
TOSCA, governed by the OASIS organization, is a platform for defining a standard container orchestration specification that is portable across various cloud environments and container providers.
Type Providers are an essential element for F#’s extensibility model. Dave Fancher shows how to take the tedium out authoring Type Providers using some simple inline factory methods.
Addison-Wesley Professional Devops in AWS LiveLessons is a video course for infrastructure developers and Sys Ops engineers who aim at creating a fully-automated continuous delivery system in AWS.
Due to globalization and supply chain management, a single company cannot operate on its own anymore. This article provides models to help you to get insight in the relationships with your partners.