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  • Culture & Methods Follow 846 Followers

    Adopting Continuous Delivery at teamplay, Siemens Healthineers

    by Vladyslav Ukis Follow 1 Followers , Dave Farley Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 04, 2018

    Continuous Delivery is about working in a way that keeps the system in a releasable state throughout its development. This article describes how a large software development organization at Siemens Healthineers started the transformation towards Continuous Delivery. It describes the strategy and tactics used to gradually and safely change the development process in a regulated medical domain.

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    How Contract Tests Improve the Quality of Your Distributed Systems

    by Marcin Grzejszczak Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018 1

    Catching bugs at the end of a development cycle is costly, but how do you incrementally test complex distributed systems? In this article, Marcin Grzejszczak looks at an integration testing approach for communication between components. He reviews contract testing, and Spring Cloud Contract, as one solution.

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    Coaching Technical Practices

    by Pedro Santos Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 23, 2018 2

    In the past 4-5 years I have been working as a software development coach, helping organizations around London improve their technical practices. I focus on XP practices, specifically TDD, Pair Programming, Refactoring and Simple Design. In this article I share my experiences organizing coaching sessions, including subject selection and sequencing, exercises for each subject and session formats.

Culture & Methods Follow 846 Followers

A Quick Guide to Implementing ATDD

Posted by Raj Subramanian Follow 0 Followers on  May 02, 2018

A quick guide to implemeningt Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) in agile projects based on a real world problem and presents an ATDD implementation cycle.

Culture & Methods Follow 846 Followers

Is TDD a Form of OCD?

Posted by Gilad David Maayan Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 15, 2017

Developers are increasingly testing their own and each other's code, triggering a fear of negative evaluation. Are practices like TDD a defense mechanism to protect coders from criticism? 8

Architecture & Design Follow 2542 Followers

Perspective on Architectural Fitness of Microservices

Posted by Philippe Assouline Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017

In this article we peel the onion of the potential architectural fitness of microservices in the context of Master Data Management, and challenges of solving compute-intensive problem domains. 2

Java Follow 1162 Followers

Automated Journey Testing with Cascade

Posted by Robin de Villiers Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 15, 2017

Starting with a brief history of software testing, we investigate Cascade, a new framework for testing “journeys”, eliminating overlapping coverage to produce fast unit tests.

JavaScript Follow 458 Followers

Using vfsStream to Test File Uploads with Laravel

Posted by Terry Rowland Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 16, 2016

Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult.

DevOps Follow 1016 Followers

Why and How to Test Logging

Posted by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers , Matthew Skelton Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 29, 2016

Logging and aggregation are crucial tools for today's complex, distributed systems. They provide rich insights which keep time to recover short. We must therefore make sure we test logging adequately. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 846 Followers

Technical Practices as a Hack on Consciousness: Why to Hack Yourself

Posted by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers , Matthew Skelton Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 01, 2016

Software developers can raise their consciousness through the use of disciplined technical practices. A knowledgeable developer can influence an ever-increasing portion of the world. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 846 Followers

So, How Do You Make Agile Successful?

Posted by Chen Ping Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 21, 2016

It is not Agile's fault, it is your fault- are you fed up with such statements? This article tries to provide a more constructive answer on how to make Agile successful. 13

Java Follow 1162 Followers

Beyond Page Objects: Next Generation Test Automation with Serenity and the Screenplay Pattern

Posted by Antony Marcano Follow 0 Followers , Jan Molak Follow 0 Followers , John Ferguson Smart Follow 0 Followers , Andy Palmer Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 15, 2016

In this article we explore how to create automated fluent BDD scenarios using the Screenplay Pattern – a possible outcome of mercilessly refactoring Page Objects using SOLID design principles. 3

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