Agile Development

Agile Development news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

microservices

Java vs. Go

Java vs. Google's Go: An epic battle for developer mind share

The upstart Go is giving stalwart Java a run for its money on greenfield server-side web apps

abstract blue binary code

Choose one: High productivity or code you can maintain

No matter how you slice it, there's always a trade-off between speedy development and ultrareliable applications

strategy chess

Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Build platforms, back-end services, native vs. web—to launch the right mobile development strategy, you must make sense of several moving parts

devops tattoo

Devops is a secret weapon -- perhaps too secret

A new survey finds devops brings plenty of benefits, but most companies still don't know what it is

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

Employee handcuffed to keyboard

6 terrible tech managers—and how to succeed despite them

From the Know It All to the Overwhelmer, succeeding beneath a bad manager takes strategy and finesse

passport stamps
Q&A

Open source users: It’s time for extreme vetting

Red Hat's cybersecurity strategist says open source code must be more carefully vetted, and developers are the ones to do it

How to avoid becoming a dead-end developer

Stop now: Don't become a dead-end developer

Sensing a possible stall in your coding career? Here’s how to break free and tap your true potential

diamond light source synchrotron main chamber

OSGi at the UK's biggest science lab

Developers at Diamond Light Source set out to migrate a mission-critical, Java-based acquisition system to dynamic class loading. Here’s what they learned.

09 opensource

The 6 unwritten rules of open source development

Do you want to be a successful and valued member of an open source project? Follow these unwritten rules

9 signs you should quit your programming job

Here's how to tell when your coding job isn't all it's cracked up to be -- and it's time to take off for a new gig

team teamwork global workforce

3 signs you're on an actual devops team

Devops is a monumental shift from rigid, old-fashioned methodologies. Here are three signs that you're on the right devops track

trend arrow up calendar

Docker, machine learning are top tech trends for 2017

ThoughtWorks' semiannual Technology Radar also says augmented reality, microservices, and more autonomous team structures will surge in the coming year

mobile enterprise apps

Messaging and collaboration tools are most valuable enterprise apps

Companies that don't use enterprise mobile apps to boost operational efficiency are losing ground to those that do

world's best programmers primary.jpg

Where to find the world's best programmers

Two countries are leading the world for today's top coders; the question is why

The Power of Lazy Programming

The power of lazy programming

These 13 tools and techniques prove that, when it comes to coding, laziness is a virtue

data hole bodies fall tumble code people silhouettes

5 common pitfalls of CICD -- and how to avoid them

What's the secret to devops success? Start with continuous integration and continuous deployment

Arm holding gold medal

U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills

A report from HackerRank finds that while the U.S. and India have lots of developers, Chinese and Russian programmers are the most talented

Load More