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Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

How to Build Open Source Communities

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 08, 2017

Seeing programming as a social activity changes how we build communities around programming. We should focus on building a community, and not on building a codebase, argued Ash Furrow at Craft. He suggested using a code of conduct, moving long or heated discussions into a Skype call or Google Hangout, avoiding fixing easy issues yourself, and distributing power and responsibilities.

JavaScript Follow 88 Followers

Long Term Support for Angular Announced at ng-conf 2017

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 07, 2017

During the 2017 ng-conf keynote, Igor Minar and Steven Fluin took the time to showcase the softer side of Angular. With all major technical topics in the rearview mirror, the focus was on the community and how Angular will evolve over time. Long Term Support for Angular v4 was announced.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

2017 State of Testing Survey

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jan 09, 2017

The 2017 State of Testing survey aims to provide insights into how the testing profession develops. The survey is open throughout January 2017.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

QCon Awarded 10 Diversity Scholarships for QCon SF 2016

by Susan McIntosh Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 24, 2016 2

QCon San Francisco has provided diversity scholarships to underrepresented groups in the technology community. The Conference is committed to encouraging diversity.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

Vale Agile Collaborator and Leader Jean Tabaka

by Craig Smith Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 10, 2016 1

The Agile community has lost a thought leader, influencer and friend, Jean Tabaka, who passed away earlier this week. She was best known through her work as an Agile Fellow at CA Technologies (formerly Rally Software) and author of the book "Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Product Leaders".

Cloud Follow 42 Followers

GitLab and DigitalOcean Offer Free Hosting for GitLab CI to Open Source Community

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 21, 2016

GitLab, maker of the homonymous Git-based code management and continuous integration platform, and Y Combinator cloud platform provider DigitalOcean have partnered to provide free hosting to the open source community to move their continuous integration to the cloud.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

Marketing Communications Chapter by Agile Consortium

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 24, 2016

The Agile Consortium has launched the MarComs chapter which aims to exchange knowledge on agile among marketing and communication professionals. InfoQ interviewed Jeremy Curtin, one of the founders and chair of this initiative.

Development Follow 101 Followers

GitHub Responds to 'Dear GitHub' letter

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 12, 2016

GitHub has responded to the 'Dear GitHub' letter, with plans of how they propose to address the issues raised in the future.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

Q&A with Ahmed Sidky on ICAgile, Community and the Path to Expert

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 30, 2015

ICAgile founder Ahmed Sidky recently spoke at New Zealand’s annual AgileNZ conference on the topic of attaining institutional and individual Agility. InfoQ catches up with Ahmed Sidky to discuss ICAgile's raison d’être and how they continue to develop an open model for learning.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

10th State of Agile Survey

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Sep 17, 2015

The 10th annual state of agile survey is open through October 2, 2015. The survey explores the worldwide adoption of agile.

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Writing a book on Hiring - A Community Project

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 18, 2015

Yves Hanoulle started a community project to write a book on hiring. InfoQ interviewed Hanoulle about this project, the differences between hiring contractors and "fixed" employees and ongoing trends in hiring. InfoQ also interviewed some of the members of this project about why they joined and their views on effective hiring.

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JCP Election 2014 Results Announced

by Ben Evans Follow 10 Followers on  Nov 14, 2014

The results of the Java Community Process Executive Committee (JCP EC) have been announced. All Ratified seats were returned. Elected members returned were: ARM, Azul, Hazelcast, Werner Keil and Geir Magnusson Jr.

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Q&A with Pragmatic Dave: Agility over Agile

by Katherine Kirk Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 17, 2014

Dave Thomas and Martin Fowler participated in a panel for the GOTO Conference series, focused on ‘A retake on the Agile Manifesto’, inspired from Dave’s blog, ‘Agile Is Dead (Long Live Agility)’. In this Q&A, Dave (also known as Pragmatic Dave) explains his thoughts around the panel, his blog and why he believes it’s time to focus less on agile and more on the practical application of agility.

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State of Testing Report

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Sep 18, 2014

The State of Testing 2013 report contains the results of a survey done by Joel Montvelisky from PractiTest together with Tea-Time with Testers. The survey, which has been filled in by people from testing and QA communities, provides insight in the adoption of test techniques and practices, test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing.

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Chef Sugar Aims to Enhance Chef's Recipes Authoring Experience

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 13, 2014

Chef Sugar is an extension to Chef that offers DSL methods to make more readable recipes. Seth Vargo, Chef Sugar's author, recently wrote about his motivations for creating Chef Sugar, highlighting them with examples. InfoQ interviewed Seth to know more about his views on syntactic sugar and the benefits of a plug-in architecture in the context of Chef.

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