People Re-engineering is a concept bundling whatever's needed to keep software people fit to meet the growing and pressing challenges caused by merciless market demands. A typical implementation of the concept includes efforts along five axes: Mentoring and Coaching, Leadership Enablement, Team Energizing, Executive Engagement and finally Monitoring to measure results and steer efforts.
A microservices architectures (MSA) is increasingly becoming an important way to deliver efficient functionality, but are just one aspect of a much larger picture. A good MSA implementation requires a solid understanding and design of both the inner architecture and the outer architecture of the system.
InfoQ interviewed Thomas Fraustein, architect at Zalando, about his team’s radical agility development organization that is optimized for an API-first approach. He explains what an API-first approach is, and provides tips on building good APIs for scalable microservice architectures where a large number of services are offered efficiently.
Reactive programming offers built-in solutions for tough programming challenges, including concurrency and flow control. In this article we transform a legacy application to reactive in phases. 6
At Agile 2016, Anders Wallgren of Electric Cloud spoke about the importance of metrics for DevOps success, selecting the right things to measure and the importance of having a generative culture
The key to effective database administration in DevOps initiatives is safe automation and enforced source control for the database, which prevents many errors from reaching the deployment stage.
Recent advancements have revitalized the reactive idea of the MVC architecture. In this article, Brent Chen and Victor Chen show how developers can leverage these new technologies.
InfoQ has spoken with Chris Eidhof and Drew Crawford to learn more about the importance that runtime programming plays in Objective-C/Cocoa programming and the implications of its lack in Swift.
The 10th annual QCon San Francisco was the biggest yet, bringing together over 1500 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors.
Blockchain, most well known as the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses far beyond cryptocurrencies. It will soon become a key component for distributed infrastructure and middleware applications.
This article focuses on how cultural differences influence collaboration in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to bridge cultural differences between team members.
To meet both consumer demand and expectations, companies must develop for both mobile and web. TJ VanToll shows how to use NativeScript to develop cross platform mobile apps. 1