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Can we Put an End to this 'Estimate' Game of Fools?
When I was a young software programmer, I had to develop features with estimates given by more...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Dubious Aspects of Features of JDK 8
Most of us who develop with Java are generally enthusiastic for the features and improvements that...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Be a Lazy but Productive Android Developer, Part 6: Staggered GridView
Welcome to the part 6 of “Be a lazy but a productive android developer” series. If you are a lazy...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Getting into Flow[Con] with Gene Kim and Jez Humble
Getting into Flow[Con] with Gene Kim and Jez Humble What happens when you bring together...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Differences in Map/Reduce Between RavenDB & MongoDB
Ben Foster has a really cool article showing some of the similarities and differences between...
(Apr 13, 2014)
How JOIN Order Can Increase Performance in SQL Queries
Introduction All developers are very much concerned about  performance. If someone say...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Why did we lose the XP Practices?
Nowadays everyone is agile. Or at least they say. Most organisations use Scrum. Or they claim to...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Measuring Your DevOps Success
This article was originally written by Helen Beal for the AppDynamics blog. Preview Text:...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Internet of Things - Protocols and Access Keys
 I've just read this article from Mark O'Neill on the 10 concerns for the Internet of Things...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Effective Testing around Hibernate/ORM layer
As applications that use Hibernate or any ORM frameworks grow complex, lots of performance issues...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Mule best practices backed by MUnit tests
1. A little bit too long of a foreword... When I first met Mule there was a thing that made me...
(Apr 13, 2014)
OpenSource License Manager
What is a License Manager?License managers are used to enforce license rights, or at least to...
(Apr 13, 2014)
DevOps Zone Link Roundup (Apr. 14)
For a look at what's been happening outside of the DevOps Zone, we've assembled a collection of...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Essential Characteristics of Effective Cloud-Based Project Collaboration Tools
Cloud-based collaboration tools are becoming more and more popular. From instant messaging to file...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Cisco’s Howie Xu: On Learning the Rhythms of OpenStack
After tracking him from VMware to Big Switch Networks and then to Cisco, we thought it might be...
(Apr 13, 2014)
OpenSSL Heartbleed Security Update
[This article originally written by Christian Wright.] Preview Text:...
(Apr 13, 2014)
Java desktop links of the week, April 14
Another week, another bunch of links. Enjoy! JavaFX Danno Ferrin has a good post about getting...
(Apr 13, 2014)
FX Experience Blog JavaFX links of the week, April 14
Another week, another bunch of links. Enjoy! Danno Ferrin has a good post about getting your...
(Apr 13, 2014)
The Best of the Week (Apr. 04): Agile Zone
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (...
(Apr 12, 2014)
The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): NoSQL Zone
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (Apr. 4...
(Apr 12, 2014)