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  • Culture & Methods Follow 882 Followers

    Q&A on The Rise and Fall of Software Recipes

    by Shane Hastie Follow 30 Followers on  Apr 20, 2017

    Darius Blasband has written a book which challenges the conventional wisdom of software engineering: he protests against the adoption of recipes and standards-based approaches and rails against the status-quo. He calls himself a codeaholic who advocates for careful consideration of the specific context and the use of domain specific languages wherever possible.

  • Architecture & Design Follow 2636 Followers

    Seven Microservices Anti-patterns

    by Vijay Alagarasan Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 24, 2015 9

    In this article Vijay Algarasan, a Principal Architect at Asurion, discusses how he and his teams have encountered microservices at various engagements and some lessons they have learned as a result. This has resulted in them building up a series of anti-patterns and some associated patterns, which Vijay believes are more widely applicable to all practitioners of microservices

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    Modern Enterprise Performance Analysis Antipatterns

    by Ben Evans Follow 35 Followers on  Feb 15, 2014 1

    In this article we present some of the most common performance analysis antipatterns in the enterprise platform, expressed in terms of their basic causes along with remediation strategies.


Ruby's Open Classes - Or: How Not To Patch Like A Monkey

Posted by Werner Schuster Follow 9 Followers on  Jul 11, 2008

Ruby's Open Classes are powerful - but can easily be misused. This article looks at how to minimize the risk of opening classes, alternatives, and how other languages provide similar capabilities. 5


REST Anti-Patterns

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 02, 2008

In this article, Stefan Tilkov explains some of the most common anti-patterns found in applications that claim to follow a "RESTful" design and suggests ways to avoid them. 36


Creating Product Owner Success

Posted by Roman Pichler Follow 2 Followers on  May 14, 2008

The Scrum Product Owner role is powerful, valuable and challenging to implement. It brings healthier relationships between customers and developers, and competitive advantage - if you do it right. 12


Improvement, Success and Failure: Scrum Adoption in China

Posted by Jacky (Jian) Li Follow 0 Followers , translated by Jacky (Jian) Li Follow 0 Followers   on  Apr 16, 2008

This study by InfoQ China looked at 5 cases of Scrum adoption, and asked: Why Scrum? How did you adopt it? What problems, successes or failures did you encounter? One finding: improvement success! 3


Don't Let Miscommunication Spiral Out Of Control

Posted by Joe Rainsberger Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 23, 2007

In this article J. B. Rainsberger looks at at a common holiday season communication problem, and shares one of his secret weapons for team building: the Satir Communication Model. 4


Do Agile Practices Make it an Agile Project?

Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 17, 2006

InfoQ editor Deborah Hartmann challenges agile practitioners to consider: are our practices still aligned with the Agile Manifesto? 15