• Next Generation HTML5 and JavaScript

    by David Iffland on  Mar 02, 2015

    In this (post)HTML5 series, we go beyond buzzwords and get practical insights from experts about what has actually worked for them. We also talk about technologies that go a step further, and define the future of how the standards and web development will evolve.

  • Revisiting XP: be a thoughtful programmer by exercising more collective ownership

    by Tiago Romero Garcia on  Mar 01, 2015 2

    Frequently developers cause and face regular frustration often due to a lack of consideration for those who come after them. This article explores the approach of programming more thoughtfully by revisiting one of the most simple (yet often misunderstood) XP rules: collective ownership

  • James Grenning on Technical Excellence

    by Shane Hastie on  Feb 27, 2015 3

    At then recent Agile Singapore conference James Greening presented two technically focused talks - one on the importance of technical excellence and the other teaching test driven development. He spoke to InfoQ about the importance of strong technical practices to enable true agility in software development.

Employing Enterprise Architecture for Applications Assurance

Posted by Walter Houser on  Feb 26, 2015

In this article, authors discuss how enterprise, software, and security architects can improve software assurance by using the enterprise architecture to promulgate the software security controls.

Q&A with Matthew Carver on The Responsive Web

Posted by David Iffland on  Feb 24, 2015

Responsive web design is an important part of the modern web and a must-have skill for web developers. The Responsive Web by Matt Carver provides an introduction and suggestions on how to get started.

Technical Debt: A Repayment Plan

Posted by Jeremy Jarrell on  Feb 22, 2015

All teams eventually face technical debt. In this article Jeremy gives see a useful metaphor for understanding technical debt, explaining it to stakeholders, and dealing with it in an efficient way. 4

Service-Oriented Architecture and Legacy Systems

Posted by Nicolas Serrano, Josune Hernantes, Gorka Gallardo on  Feb 20, 2015

In this article, authors provide an overview of current SOA technologies and incremental transition to SOA in legacy environments. They also discuss web services & enterprise application integration. 3

Metadata Driven Design - An Agile Bridge Between Design and Development

Posted by Aaron Kendall on  Feb 19, 2015

Aaron Kendall of Barnes & Noble discusses an Agile method they have been using that combines the design of the overall architecture and implementation. 1

F# Deep Dives Review and Author Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Feb 18, 2015

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.

Highly Distributed Computations Without Synchronization

Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn on  Feb 17, 2015

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

Simplifying F# Type Provider Development

Posted by Dave Fancher on  Feb 13, 2015

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.

DevOps in AWS LiveLessons Review and Q&A with Author Paul Duvall

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Feb 12, 2015

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.

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