Microservice architectures and container-based virtualization have taken the software development community by storm in recent months. This article will describe the advantages of container-based microservices and why failing to containerize stateful services like databases greatly reduces the benefits of microservices architectures.
“You can’t do 2-week iterations with hardware!” This is the first thing you’ll hear when talk turns to Agile methods in hardware-software product development. A mix of existing robust hardware development ideas, plus a few newly taken from Agile software are being used now by real teams, even to get around - or through - the challenge of doing fast iterations.
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.
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.
The book "Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly" provides a review of agile principles, techniques and tools. It explores the agile methods Extreme Programming, Lean Software, Scrum and Crystal. 4
In this article, authors discuss the software engineering practices in startup companies and provide empirical software engineering sources related to their engineering practices. 1
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. 2
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.
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.
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.