JUnit, Java's most ubiquitous testing framework, is getting an update. Yes, JUnit 5 is a complete rewrite that decouples "JUnit the Platform" from "JUnit the Tool" and makes the platform available to other testing frameworks, which might very well redefine the future of testing on the JVM. More than that, it evolves the API and has a very promising extension model.
Integrated Application Lifecycle Management platforms are advancing product development in life and safety critical environments. The story of how Medtronic Neuromodulation were able to modernize their processes using ALM helps us understand current and future trends in the development of complex software-heavy products.
Manning’s Grokking Algorithms, written by Aditya Y. Bhargava, takes a novel approach to introducing such complex matters as data structures, algorithms, and complexity. Himself a visual learner, Bhargava explains he attempted to leverage the powerful expressiveness of illustration to make it easier to grasp topics that could be otherwise impenetrable for some.
Organizational silos may cause a variety of problems for your company. Learning more about how and why they form is the first step towards dealing with them. This article suggest using ventilators.
HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework for creating and accessing cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles. 2
The fifth annual QCon New York was the biggest yet, bringing together over 850 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors.
With over a decade of experience immersed in development and championing agile practices, Wendy Closson coaches technology leaders to manage effectively and navigate the choppy waters of business.
The article discusses a catalog of configuration smells, provides a few examples of such smells along with corresponding refactorings, and lists a few tools that could be used to reveal such smells.
Framed in the story of the author's car catching fire, this article describes five ways of thinking to help understand DevOps culture, and behaviours necessary to create an effective DevOps team. 1
Use the right tools, and remote web developers can easily out-perform those who work face-to-face. Here are 10 tools for bug tracking, collaborative coding and knowledge management.
This Virtual Panel focuses on some of the current trends in iPaaS. InfoQ has reached out to thought leaders from MuleSoft, SnapLogic and Microsoft to participate in this dialogue.
The InfoQ Podcast: Courtney Hemphill on VR, Augmented Reality, and the Importance of Animation in UX
Barry Bird talks to Courtney Hemphill. With over ten years of experience in software development, Hemphill has done full stack development for both startup and enterprise companies.