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Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Organizing Improvements with Lean Leadership at ING Bank

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 09, 2017

It’s the manager’s job to organize improvements and to make sure that real learnings take place. For real learnings you must accept the unknown and move outside of your knowledge boundary. Agile, lean and continuous delivery help to boost your learning capabilities.

DevOps Follow 150 Followers

Setting up a DevOps Pipeline for an IoT Application

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 13, 2017

In a recent article on the MSDN site, Daniel Meixler explores a complete DevOps lifecycle for an Internet of Things (IoT) application using Microsoft frameworks and components. The concepts can be generalized to other IoT platforms with some changes.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Practical Tips for Automated Acceptance Tests

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 10, 2017

Testing techniques like Equivalence Partitioning, Boundary Value Analysis, and Risk-based Testing can help you decide what to test and when to automate a test. InfoQ spoke with Adrian Bolboacă about different types of tests, writing sufficient and good acceptance tests, criteria to decide to automate a test, and how to apply test automation to create executable specifications.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Approval Testing with TextTest

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 09, 2017

Approval testing is a test technique which compares the current output of your code with an 'approved' version. The approved version is created by initially examining the test output and approving the result. You can revisit the approved version and easily update it when the requirements change. Approval testing is supported by TextTest, an open source tool for text-based functional testing.

Development Follow 83 Followers

GitLab 8.16 Now Includes Monitoring and Extends Auto Deploy to Google Container Engine

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 27, 2017

Following the introduction of auto-deploy to Kubernetes on OpenShift last month, GitLab 8.16 makes auto-deploy available on Google Cloud. Additionally, GitLab 8.16 improves its issue search and filter UI, and includes monitoring tool Prometheus and Slack-alternative Mattermost.

JavaScript Follow 65 Followers

Webpack 2 Finalized with Focus on Improved Documentation

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jan 19, 2017

The final release of webpack 2, the popular JavaScript module and asset bundler, has arrived, bringing with it native support for ES2015 and vastly improved documentation. However, it's too early to tell if the new version will dramatically improve build times and file sizes.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Yahoo! Screwdriver–A CD Tool That Scales

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 13, 2017

Yahoo! has open sourced Screwdriver, their CD tool used internally in production.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Opinion: What 2017 Has in Store for Culture & Methods

by Shane Hastie Follow 10 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers , Susan McIntosh Follow 6 Followers , Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 2 Followers , Craig Smith Follow 3 Followers on  Jan 11, 2017

We polled the InfoQ Culture & Methods editors for their takes on what 2017 has in store for the technology industry, what are the trends which we see coming to the fore and what the implications will be for organizations around the globe.

Development Follow 83 Followers

GitLab 8.15 Introduces Auto Deploy and Web Terminal

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 27, 2016

The latest GitLab version, 8.15, provides new CD/CI features aimed to automate deployments on a variety of platforms and to make it easier to reach your staging or production deployments through a command line interface.

Cloud Follow 42 Followers

AWS re:Invent Recap

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Dec 04, 2016

At their annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS unleashed a flurry of announcements about upcoming cloud services. Amazon outlined over two dozen new capabilities coming to the public cloud, including directly querying data in S3 object storage, building code as part of deployment pipelines, provisioning cheap virtual private servers, and moving data in bulk, ETL-style.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Technologies for the Future of Software Engineering

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 01, 2016 4

The Cloud, infrastructure as code, federated architectures with APIs, and anti-fragile systems: these are technologies for developing software systems that are rapidly coming into focus, claimed Mary Poppendieck. Systems are moving towards the cloud, and APIs are replacing central shared databases and enable the internet of things. We need to develop anti-fragile systems which embrace failure.

Development Follow 83 Followers

GitLab Survey Highlights Some Trends among Developers

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 04, 2016

GitLab has released the outcomes of a survey they conducted among software professionals from 362 startups from July 6 through July 27. Main highlights are developers' preference for using latest tools and more collaboration; security is high-priority, but 81 percent admitted to releasing software before it’s ready.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Achieving Cloud-Native Operability

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 13, 2016

To drive operational maturity you need a microservices architecture, continuous delivery process, DevOps culture and platform automation. Together these four help you to transform your whole organization for achieving cloud-native operability to continuously deliver additional value to your customers.

Culture & Methods Follow 107 Followers

Continuous Delivery at Klaverblad Insurance

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 07, 2016

Continuous delivery should be treated as an agile project as it is about automating your deployment. You have to speed up in small steps and gain trust by doing small deliveries and solve problems fast. The story about how Klaverblad insurance has implemented Agile, DevOps, continuous delivery, and microservices.

Cloud Follow 42 Followers

Salesforce.com Introduces Extensive Changes to Developer Experience

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 06, 2016

At their massive Dreamforce conference, cloud leader Salesforce.com unveiled Salesforce DX: a new model for building and deploying applications to their platform. InfoQ spoke to VP of Product for Salesforce DX, Wade Wegner, for all the details.

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