How do you handle a long list of defects in your project? You don't. If it is not worth fixing a defect right now, it’s not likely that we will find the time to do it later. Also, it becomes more and more difficult over time to correct the defect, so it cheaper to solve it now. Kirill Klimov explains why you should solve defects right away, or state that you will not solve them.
Public IaaS or PaaS offerings may not satisfy the regulatory, security, or performance demands of every workload. This article explores how CoreOS have studied the emerging state-of-the-art application design and deployment patterns, and created and integrated a number of open source projects in pursuit of a modular platform that satisfies the needs of modern container cluster infrastructure.
Ahmad Fahmy provides an authentic retrospective of a large scale agile transformation at a large bank, looking at what worked, what didn't and lessons which can be applied at other organizations facing similar challenges.
In this week's podcast QCon chair Wesley Reisz talks to Mads Torgersen who leads the C# language design process at Microsoft, where he has been involved in five versions of C#.
New impetus to performance testing: performance split testing as attempt to make performance testing of web services more dynamic by using real-time production traffic and applying the A/B testing. 3
Olivier Bonsignour on what "X-Raying" software means, how it can help prevent software disasters and why CIOs should care. 2
Pair programming is one of the core techniques of eXtreme Programming and has been shown to be effective for knowledge sharing as well as code quality, but it is a practice that is often not done 2
Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 1
The book achieving impact through engagement by Si Alhir and and Peter L. Simon explores models on employee and customer engagement to achieve impact in organizations based on increasing engagement.
Martin Thompson, co-founder of LMAX, keynoted at QCon São Paulo 2016, outlining the top 10 performance related mistakes that he has encountered in production.
InfoQ interviewed Dave Snowden about applying leadership models, the Cynefin model and how it can be used for capturing requirements, scaling agile, and sustainable change.
This article demonstrates how it possible to build a simple container using less than 100 lines of Golang code. Topics covered include namespaces, cgroups and layered filesystems. 1