Channels ▼

Blogs

June 16, 2014

Don't Develop GUI Tests, Teach Your App To Test Itself!

While developing native GTK- and Cocoa-based versions of the Plastic GUI, my team and I faced the challenge of developing a new test suite.

April 09, 2014

My Big Company Code Interview

It's been years since I gave up on chat interviews. It just seems like these don't work so well — we all feel like we are insightful judges of candidate quality, but somehow the people we hire just don't always turn out as well as we hope.

February 10, 2014

You Can't Impose An Agile Process

To be effective, select your tools and develop your own processes




Tools

Tools Feature Articles RSS

Working with Azure DocumentDB: SQL & NoSQL Together

Updating and deleting documents, creating queries, and managing query results in Microsoft's new NoSQL database-as-a-service.

Azure DocumentDB: Working with Microsoft's NoSQL Database in the Cloud

Coding for the new NoSQL JSON database service that supports SQL queries.

Making Freemium Work

Every cloud provider, most tools vendors, and many mobile apps have adopted the "freemium" model: Give away a subset for free and charge for added features. While it provides advantages for the customer and the vendor, making this model work is not easy.

The Internet of Overhyped Things

Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. But, in fact, it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.

Remote Learning: The Lay of the Land

Despite various drawbacks, remote courses (both for credit and for pure learning) are becoming the emerging norm. Understanding the options makes for good use of time.

Tools News RSS

Sickly Or Sweet? Kandy PaaS for Contextual Comms

Video, voice, chat, conferencing, and collaboration tools

Shippable "Ships" Docker-ized Applications

Shippable 2.0 warms up Docker containers and continuous delivery

A New Window to Certify Final Application Output

New certification bids to help software infrastructure pass standards defined by CISQ criteria

WaveMaker Takes a Pass at aPaaS

Custom RAD development and delivery in the face of "consumerized" users

Don't Say COBOL, Say Cobos

Cobos 3.4 IDE modernizes both mainframe and UNIX COBOL software factories

Atlassian Creates Massive (Scale) Git

Atlassian Stash Data Center collaborative Git solution for massive scale

JetBrains CLion: A New Cross Platform C/C++ IDE

Available now as an Early Access Program build

Matrix.org Reloads Inside "Illusion of Control" Vortex

Open, distributed, real-time communication between devices, services, and people

JScrambler Now Compliant with Node.js

Adds Node.js support and does now full stack JavaScript protection

Everything You Ever Wanted To Do To A PDF

Foxit SDK 4.1 for PDF renders, annotates, extracts, and edits

Events of Interest

September 17. St. Louis, MO. Powered by JavaScript

September 17-19. St. Louis, MO. Strangeloop

September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference

September 24-25. Boston, MA. Boston App Expo

October 1-3. Santa Clara, CA. Software Developer's Workshop at ARM TechCon (Dr. Dobb's bloggers Al Williams and Eric Bruno will be presenting.)

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe


Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



Video