As this article’s author, Mark Foster, puts it, "Absent profiles, the API space will be relegated to blindly passing around 'magic strings, fooling ourselves into thinking we are passing reliable semantic information." Here, Foster — one of the editors of the ALPS specification — explains what semantic profiles are and how they can transform the way Web APIs are desgined and implemented.
DevOps is an attempt to break the barrier between development and operations teams, who are both required for the successful delivery of software says Danilo Sato. His book Devops in Practice: Reliable and automated software delivery provides a hands-on approach for implementing continuous delivery and DevOps practices.
The collaboration of a company and its multidisciplinary units has never been more crucial than now. Everything we make today depends upon our ability to stay current, move nimbly, innovate, engage and delight. Those things are too difficult to achieve without cross-team collaboration.
This series focuses on several African projects that are leveraging existing mobile technology to have a significant impact on people's lives.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon New York 2015 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
SMS Uprising is a collection of essays that provides practical examples of how mobile technology is providing new ways for activists in Africa to organise and strive for social change.
This article series offers readers tactical approaches to building software that your customers love.
Enterprises have continued to accelerate their adoption of cloud infrastructure. As this shift continues, it's important to understand what this means to applications that run in cloud environments.
The book "the nature of software development" intents to help people to organize their thoughts about value and find ways to deliver value in software development.
Erik Wilde talks to Mike Amundsen about Profiles, Description, Documentation, Discovery, his Sedola project and the future of Web-level metadata for APIs.
At the end of 2007, a political and humanitarian crisis erupted in Kenya due to suspicions that incumbent presidential candidate Mwai Kibaki had rigged the recent elections.
The book Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your Tests provides suggestions that cross functional teams that are doing iterative delivery can use to manage and improve their testing activities.