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How to excel in agile software development

Get an expert view of what makes agile tick and how to overcome real-world challenges so that you and your team can fly

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What are microservices? Lightweight software development explained

Use microservices architecture to break large applications into lightweight apps that can be scaled horizontally

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How to improve your scrum master skills

Building your scrum master skills leads to a several career opportunities. Here are the skills that will take you to the next level

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Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP

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Programming with Java APIs, Part 1: OpenAPI and Swagger

Get started with API-driven development for cloud and microservices architectures

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Jenkins Blue Ocean UI to provide code quality insights

Next-generation UI for Jenkins adds code quality trending and richer pipeline editing capabilities to the road map

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How devops tools accelerate software delivery

Devops is a little bit of philosophy and a lot of tools. Here’s how those tools work their devops magic

Luna brings visual development to functional programming

Developers typically start sketching components and dependencies on a whiteboard before coding, so Luna’s creators argue that it doesn’t make sense to then implement that logic only in text

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Why you should use microservices

Find out how large and small enterprises are using microservices to continuously modify, scale, and update their apps for changing business needs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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