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  • Catching up with Nuxeo: Switching from Python to Java

    by Charles Humble on  Aug 09, 2010 14

    Back in 2006 InfoQ covered a story about Nuxeo, an open source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) specialist company, who had announced that it was changing its core technology platform from Python to Java. Four years on we caught up with Eric Barroca, CEO at Nuxeo, to find out how that conversion went, and to explore their new technology stack and position in the ECM industry.

  • Ars Magna: the revolution is overdue

    by Dave West on  Aug 04, 2010 32

    This essay is an intentionally provocative and controversial call for a real revolution in how we conceive of and practice software development. The intent is to stimulate discussion.

  • Agile Team Meets a Fixed Price Contract

    by Marcin Niebudek on  Jun 30, 2010 15

    Fixed price contracts are evil - this is what can often be heard from agilists. On the other hand those contracts are reality which many agile teams have to face. But what if we try to tame it instead of fighting against it? How can a company execute this kind of contract using agile practices to achieve better results with lower risk? This article will try to answer those questions.

A Case For Short Iterations

Posted by Dave Nicolette on  Oct 31, 2008

Agile coach Dave Nicolette looks at: How should we set iteration length? Based on the length of the release cycle? Are there benefits to using shorter iterations? 14

Case Study: Targeted Practice Adoption using Patterns

Posted by Amr Elssamadisy & John Mufarrige on  Jan 29, 2007

Teams new to Agile wonder which practices to start with, and which will most benefit their own context. This article proposes a customized adoption approach to help teams decide where to focus first.

Good Agile Karma

Posted by Gunjan Doshi & Deborah Hartmann Preuss on  Jan 25, 2007

As we practice various Agile disciplines, the effects of our words and actions actively create, and re-create over time, the environment in which our teams and projects operate - for good or ill. 3

Migrating to Struts 2 - Part III

Posted by Ian Roughley on  Dec 05, 2006

The final article in the series, Ian Roughely completes the migration of a Struts app to Struts 2, by migrating the user interface - jsps & tags. 19

Migrating to Struts 2 - Part II

Posted by Ian Roughley on  Oct 18, 2006

Struts committer Ian Roughely looks and compares a Struts and Struts 2 app, identifies how to convert actions and configuration from Struts to Struts 2, as well as identifying common components. 13

Migrating Struts Apps to Struts 2

Posted by Ian Roughley on  Sep 19, 2006

Struts committer Ian Roughely explains the architecture, request workflow, configuration semantics, and differences in the action framework in the new Struts 2 (formerly WebWork). 16

From Java to Ruby: Risk

Posted by Bruce Tate on  Aug 31, 2006

Bruce Tate examines the changing risk profiles for Java and Ruby from a managers perspective, examining Java's initial adoption and also common risk myths about Rails. 37

Why Would a .NET Programmer Learn Ruby on Rails?

Posted by Stephen Chu on  Aug 11, 2006

.NET developer Stephen Chu gives us some insight into his transition to Ruby on Rails programming. 28

Agile: The SOA Hangover Cure

Posted by Carl Ververs on  Jul 31, 2006

Carl Ververs, an expert on SOA Integration writes about the application of "Agile" development philosophies and methodologies in order to build a sustainable and valuable SOA system. 9

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