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Graham Lee on Application Security, Sandboxing on OS X, Mobile Application Development

Posted by Graham Lee on  Aug 10, 2012

Graham Lee discusses how to design and write secure (mobile) applications, the concept of sandboxing in general and on OS X, Objective-C and Smalltalk, and much more.

Trisha Gee from LMAX Discusses Concurrent Java Programming, Agile, and Diversity in IT

Posted by Trisha Gee on  May 18, 2012

In a wide-ranging interview, LMAX's Trisha Gee talks to Charles Humble about using Java for low latency programming, and the Disruptor, an open source concurrent programming framework developed by LMAX. She also discusses the agile management techniques used at LMAX, and issues around gender and ethnic diversity in IT.

Addy Osmani on JavaScript, Debugging and Testing

Posted by Addy Osmani on  May 09, 2012 7

Addy Osman shares his experience from working on popular open source JavaScript libraries and frameworks. He also gives many tips about testing, debugging and maintaining big JavaScript projects.

Jez Humble on Continuous Delivery

Posted by Jez Humble on  Oct 14, 2011 16

In this interview at Agile 2011, Jez Humble discusses continuous delivery and the deployment pipeline, emphasizing the importance of feedback and automating tests at every level to validate deployments. Gone are the days of massive acceptance test scripts. He also talks about the evils of feature branching, and speaks on the DevOps practices to collaborate all the way through the delivery cycle.

Johanna Rothman: Managing Agile Teams

Posted by Johanna Rothman on  Dec 17, 2010

In this interview, Agile management expert Johanna Rothman talks about the process of managing in Agile environments, particularly for distributed teams. Rothman also helps to distinguish between self-directed, self-organized and self-managed teams. And she stresses the importance of clear communication amongst team members, as well as the ability for managers to learn new skills.

Brian Marick on Test Maintenance

Posted by Brian Marick on  Dec 03, 2010 1

Brian Marick discusses the difficulties met trying to maintain tests that are vital to a project’s success, and how mocking frameworks can help, providing advice on writing unit and integration tests

Elisabeth Hendrickson on the State of Functional Testing Tools

Posted by Elisabeth Hendrickson on  Oct 28, 2010

In this interview Elisabeth Hendrickson talks about the Agile Alliance Functional Testing Tools (AA-FTT) group, a discussion group related to advances in functional testing tools for Agile projects. She says this Yahoo group focuses on automated functional testing as an integral and essential part of Agile development. She also discusses the maturity of the state of functional testing tools.

ThoughtWorks Studios' Cyndi Mitchell Talks Adaptive ALM, Continuous Delivery

Posted by Cyndi Mitchell on  Oct 14, 2010 3

In this interview, Cyndi Mitchell talks about ThoughtWorks’ concept of “Continuous Delivery,” which focuses on the last mile of software delivery. Mitchell also discusses the “adaptive” in ThoughtWorks Studios’ Adaptive ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) strategy, in which Agile solutions must be adaptive to users’ needs. And Mitchell describes ThoughtWorks Studios tools: Mingle, Go and Twist.

Joshua Kerievsky Calls for Developer Performance Metrics

Posted by Joshua Kerievsky on  Aug 11, 2010 11

In this interview, Joshua Kerievsky, founder of Industrial Logic, discusses the need for developer performance metrics to enable organizations to determine the capabilities of developers. He also discusses his project known as the Limited Red Society. The goal of the Limited Red Society is to help developers limit the amount of time their code is in the red.

Dan North on Behavior Driven Development

Posted by Dan North on  Apr 02, 2010 2

Dan North discusses the roots of BDD and what it is today. Dan reviews the early history of BDD and then dives into the details of BDD; what it is, how it relates to teamwork, functional and non-functional requirements, and legacy code.

Michael Feathers and Steve Freeman on Design

Posted by Steve Freeman on  Mar 21, 2010 1

Michael Feathers interviews Steve Freeman in an informal setting about current design techniques and the evolution of the software development community. They focus on the role of design in the community, how it has evolved, and where they think it needs to go.

Nathaniel Talbott on Experiment Driven Design

Posted by Nathaniel Talbott on  Mar 19, 2010

Nathaniel Talbott discusses the concept of Experiment Driven Design.

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