InfoQ interviewed James Grenning about why people are not doing technical practices sufficiently or well enough, why he thinks that TDD can be fun, the importance of unit tests, why programmers need to have a good nose for code smells and how they can become better in discovering "bad code”.
After a flurry of activity from thier open working group, Swagger 2.0 was officially released in September 2014. Our interview took place in March 2015, less than one year from the start of the 2.0 process and right after Reverb announced that the responsibliity for leading the future of the Swagger specification would be handed over to SmartBear, the Massachusetts-based software tools company.
In an economy where apps have become the very heart and soul of almost any business, you have less than one second to impress your user. Because of this limited impression availability, application performance is essential to ensure the quality of your customer's digital experience and your user loyalty. This article offers twelve quick tips on how to test the performance of your mobile app.
There’s no reward for being a Scrum or kanban shop if we are not delivering value to customers. We need to change our mindset, and focus on the principles that people follow and values they share.
With desired agile team traits like self-organising, role blurring and skill diversification, do we still need Test Managers in agile? How are the activities which have long made up the role divested?
"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests. 4
This article explains why Paddy Power adopted continuous delivery (CD), describes the resulting CD capability, and reports the huge benefits and challenges involved.
Tommy Norman’s Scrum Fundamentals and Advanced Live Lessons training videos help beginners to understand the basic agile and Scrum concepts. The video sessions use animations to explain the concepts.
Priyanka presents some of the advantages and challenges that agile adoption brings for testers and testing and presents some ideas on how to overcome the obstacles and leverage the advantages.
Stopping after unit testing is like starting automobile production after testing the nuts and bolts. This article investigates some important techniques in integration testing.
Matt Honeycutt introduces SpecsFor, a .NET unit and integration test framework, explaining how to set it up, how to create the first tests, and provides a few hints on advanced usage scenarios. 4
Developers across the globe attend coderetreats to learn from each other and refine their software design skills, but how do they work? What do people say about them? How can we make them even better? 3