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  • Beyond Blacklisting: Cyberdefense in the Era of Advanced Persistent Threats

    by Aaron Beuhring and Kyle Salous on  Mar 17, 2015

    In this article, authors discuss the security vulnerabilities in software applications and how whitelisting approach has advantages over blacklisting. They also talk about how to implement the whitelisting security policies and cost involved with it.

  • How to Start With Security

    by Rémon (Ray) Sinnema on  Mar 14, 2015

    Computer security, or the lack thereof, has made many headlines recently. In this article we'll look at how bad things are and what you, as a software developer, can do about it. It will help get you started or hopefully give you some new ideas if you're already doing some security work.

  • Q&A on Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly

    by Ben Linders on  Mar 13, 2015 4

    The book "Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly" by Bertrand Meyer provides a review of agile principles, techniques and tools. It explores the agile methods Extreme Programming, Lean Software, Scrum and Crystal and provides suggestions on what to use or not to use from them, based on software engineering principles and research and personal experience of the book author.

What Do We Know about Software Development in Startups?

Posted by Carmine Giardino, Michael Unterkalmsteiner, Nicolò Paternoster, Tony Gorschek, Pekka Abrahamsson on  Mar 12, 2015

In this article, authors discuss the software engineering practices in startup companies and provide empirical software engineering sources related to their engineering practices. 1

Technical Leadership: The Often Overlooked Skills and Responsibilities of a Technical Team Leader

Posted by Amr Noaman on  Mar 11, 2015

A Technical Leader should demonstrate capability in three main areas which are often overlooked:Team Support, Technical Excellence, and Innovation. Read more about these capabilities in this article. 4

Q&A with Andy Singleton on Unblock! A Guide to the New Continuous Agile

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 10, 2015

The book Unblock! A Guide to the New Continuous Agile by Andy Singleton provides ideas and practices for doing distributed cloud-based development with continuous delivery.

The Modern JavaScript Developer’s Toolbox

Posted by David Haney on  Mar 09, 2015

The toolbox of the modern JavaScript developer has changed a lot in the last 20 years. From IDEs to build automation tools, there are plenty of options for developers. 8

Q&A with Patrick Kua About Talking with Tech Leads

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 07, 2015

When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. A book of stories on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams.

JavaScript is Cool…and the Market is Hot

Posted by Areos Ledesma, Will Asrari on  Mar 05, 2015

JavaScript developers are in demand and now is the time to ride the wave. What are recruiters looking for and how can developers upgrade their skills to meet the needs of companies?

Interview with Mike McQuaid about Git in Practice

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 04, 2015

Mike McQuaid, Software Engineer at GitHub, has written "Git in Practice" which provides over 60 techniques for working with and managing Git projects. InfoQ caught up with Mike, and asked about it.

Go for the Money! JSR 354 Adds First Class Money and Currency Support to Java

Posted by Anatole Tresch on  Mar 03, 2015

First class money & currency support in Java are almost here. JSR 354 spec lead Credit Suisse's Anatole Tresch discusses previous shortcomings, motivation for the new APIs, & lots of examples. 1

Perspectives On Agile Software Testing - Book Review

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Mar 03, 2015

Book Review and QnA with authors of eBook "Perspectives on Agile Software Development".

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