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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




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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.

64-Bit SIMD Code from C#

A new beta of the CLR's just-in-time compiler enables direct generation of SIMD instructions in 64-bit code. Getting it set up and working takes a little know-how, however.

iOS Data Storage: Core Data vs. SQLite

A sample application tests the benefits and drawbacks of each.

Jolt Awards 2014: The Best Utilities

The best programming utilities of the year

Nvidia Jetson TK1 Reviewed

Ready to move up from BeagleBoards and Raspberry Pi? Nvidia's Tegra-based Jetson board provides a Cortex A15 CPU, a 192-core Nvidia GPU, scads or RAM, plenty of ports and lots of compute power. A few omissions and a couple of early-release glitches mar an otherwise very attractive board.

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CircleCI Adds Docker For Continuous Delivery

Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, contiguously

Handwriting Recognition Developer Program

MyScript Developer Program from la belle France

Custom ALM With Favorite Point Tools

If you can make it through the marketing spin, it's good news for ALM

Cisco: We Like Developers, Honest

Susie Wee blogs to put Cisco DevNet in our hearts and minds

Data Visualization Controls In ComponentOne

For developers to connect to, manage, and display data in modern interfaces

RemObjects Calls Forth Fire For Oxygene and RemObjects C#

Fire is a new IDE for Oxygene and RemObjects C# that runs on Mac OS X

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

Events of Interest

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

September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon

September 8-11. Dallas, TX. SpringOne 2GX

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

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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