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  • Q&A with Jurgen Appelo on Management 3.0 Workout

    by Ben Linders on  Sep 09, 2014

    The book Management 3.0 Workout by Jurgen Appelo contains games, practices, stories and tools that can be used to improve management in organizations. Managers can use the book to develop skills for servant leadership and increase employee engagement. Agile teams can adopt management practices described in the book to improve team work and collaboration helping them to become self-organizing.

  • Nikita Ivanov on GridGain’s In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop

    by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 08, 2014

    GridGain recently announced the In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering the benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop based applications. It includes two components: an in-memory file system and a MapReduce implementation. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain about the architecture of the product.

  • Javascript and JQuery - Book Review

    by Ben Evans on  Sep 05, 2014 1

    An introductory text on JavaScript and jQuery aimed at designers rather than coders. Visually appealing, with some excellent explanations for non-coders. Highly recommended for beginners and those with no experience of JavaScript.

The Life and Times of TDD

Posted by Scott Ambler on  Sep 04, 2014

Scott Ambler discusses a recent mini-survey designed to find out how TDD is being used in practice. He examines the state of practice and what techniques and tools are being used with TDD.

Building and Deploying Android Apps Using JavaFX

Posted by Johan Vos on  Sep 02, 2014

Building Android and iOS applications using JavaFX, now included in Java 8, is a game changer for JavaFX. In this article we will show how to develop and upload JavaFX Applications on Android devices. 8

What We Do and Don't Know about Software Development Effort Estimation

Posted by Magne Jorgensen on  Aug 29, 2014

In this article, author talks about how to improve the accuracy of software development effort estimations. He also discusses how to measure and predict productivity.

Apache CouchDB: The Definitive Introduction

Posted by Jan Lehnardt on  Aug 28, 2014

Apache CouchDB is a Document NoSQL database that uses JSON for storing documents. In this article, Jan Lehnardt gives an overview of CouchDB, its architecture and what problems it aims to solve. 3

Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach - Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Aug 21, 2014

Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach book is a developer's guide to build applications using Cassandra NoSQL database. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and data modeling in Cassandra.

Interview with Thomas Imart, Creator of Tweetinvi

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Aug 18, 2014

In this installment of our .NET Open Source series we talk to Thomas Imart. His library, Tweetinvi, is designed to make working with Twitter’s Stream API easier to use.

Collaborative Software Development Platforms for Crowdsourcing

Posted by Xin Peng, Muhammad Ali Babar, Christof Ebert on  Aug 17, 2014

In this IEEE article, authors provide an overview of current technologies for crowdsourcing in software development. They talk about the current practice and trends in collaborative platforms.

Large Scale Event Tracking with RabbitMQ

Posted by Dr. Claire Fautsch on  Aug 13, 2014

Goodgame Studios leverages events to track player behaviors. Due to the volume of their events, Goodgame Studios uses RabbitMQ and cloud technologies to capture this data for further processing.

Hunting Java Concurrency Bugs

Posted by Dr. Heinz Kabutz on  Aug 05, 2014

Concurrency bugs come in many forms. In this article Java Specialist Dr. Heinz Kabutz examines two threading bugs he discovered in the core Java libraries. 5

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