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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

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Getting Back to Coding

Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI to your toolchain. Resist the siren songs of new, popular memes and the blandishments of vendors, and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.

Tooling Up for the Marriage of the Internet of Things, Big Data, and Cloud Computing

Finding tools that will bridge IoT, machine-to-machine, and big data is no simple task. But some integrated solutions are beginning to appear.

Coding for High-DPI Displays in Windows

Deliver crisp text and images on all Windows monitors, regardless of settings.

Just Let Me Code!

Managing the complexity of development toolchains — from SCM, to the build tools, to the testing, to the deployment stack — now so overwhelms the developer experience, it's hard to get any real programming done.

Programming for High-Res Displays in Windows

Deliver software containing crisp text and sharp images on multiple displays

Tools News RSS

Free Toolsuite Brings Ada To ARM

AdaCore GNAT GPL For Bare Board ARM

Tools for Finding the Continuous Delivery DevOps Sweet Spot

XebiaLabs updates XL Deploy and Release

Dovecot Gmail API Compatible REST API

Open source and complementary to existing email IMAP and POP3 protocols

Modulus Add-on Marketplace for Node.js Developers

Any user can become an add-on provider through Add-On Provider Portal

Perforce Takes Federated Versioning to the Edge

Code submits are still committed to the master, but all other commands are entirely local

Onsen UI 1.1 Support For jQuery

Eliminating AngularJS complexity

700 New Functions In Wolfram Mathematica 10

Single biggest jump in new functionality in the software's history

Analytics Goes Native On Hadoop

Actian Analytics Platform Hadoop SQL Edition

KDE Frameworks 5 Arrives

Modularized and optimized for integration in Qt applications

How To Manage Agile At Program and Portfolio Level

Dashboards and reports for predictable releases and long-term alignment

Events of Interest

July 28-29. Minneapolis, MN. GR8Conf US 2014

July 28-August 1. Orlando, FL. Agile2014 Orlando

August 7-8, San Francisco, CA. Distill 2014

August 20-22. Chicago, IL. CloudOpen North America

September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon

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

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



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