I think almost everyone I know in the software development field
has a deep hatred for patents and the way they've been used in our
field. I've had a...
4 replies - 7895 views - 08/06/11 by Martin Fowler in News
Function evaluation will mean both Objective function evaluation and Constraint function evaluation
In a recent work for the IEEE CEC 2010 competition on...
0 replies - 4476 views - 07/30/11 by Amit Saha in News
A common challenge I’ve heard from Development Managers or Product
Owners is “how do I push my software development team to go faster?”
14 replies - 10365 views - 07/28/11 by Benjamin Mitchell in News
CQRS stands for Command Query Responsibility Segregation. It's a
pattern that I first heard described by Greg Young. At its heart is
a simple notion that...
0 replies - 12255 views - 07/17/11 by Martin Fowler in News
Mulesoft has announced the beta version of Mule iON, a cloud-based integration platform-as-a-service which allows developers to integrate and orchestrate...
0 replies - 13764 views - 07/05/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose
2 replies - 8891 views - 06/28/11 by Ben Linders in Book Reviews
A flag argument is a kind of function argument that tells the
function to carry out a different operation depending on its
value. Let's imagine we want...
4 replies - 5420 views - 06/24/11 by Martin Fowler in News
By now everybody and their screensaver have heard the Optimization Mantra: Don’t Do It!
This is commonly wrapped in a three-rule package (I...
10 replies - 5331 views - 06/18/11 by Ashod Nakashian in News
We’re using Fedora on our local developer work stations and some of
the default key bindings of the operating system seem to conflict with
2 replies - 4009 views - 06/17/11 by Mark Needham in News
In an unsurprising maneuver that seems to echo the strategies of many
other projects, Scala has moved their repository from Subversion to Github. Some...
0 replies - 13740 views - 06/14/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose
we’ve skirted around the edges of Continuous Deployment on this blog,
we haven’t really gone into any details. The main reason...
3 replies - 7400 views - 05/21/11 by Daniel Ackerson in News
A colleague of mine told me a bit ago that Red-green instead of Red-green-refactor was becoming an issue: many commits where made just when the green bar was...
0 replies - 15409 views - 05/17/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
I found a very innovative project at sourceforge called AgileUnit. It seems to me an alternative or supplement to junit. Very exciting for me is the approach...
1 replies - 935 views - 05/16/11 by Ricardo Ferreira in Announcements
I love how things happen. First, I ask for feedback on the blog Facebook page
about what types of posts people would like to see. Someone asks for
4 replies - 15004 views - 05/02/11 by Robert Diana in News
An automated regression suite can play a vital role on a
software project, valuable both for reducing defects in production and
essential for evolutionary...
1 replies - 3546 views - 04/14/11 by Martin Fowler in News
The rise of anemic Scrum was noted to dismay among the Agile
community and in particular by “Uncle Bob” Martin who coined the fifth
1 replies - 6496 views - 04/08/11 by Michael Sahota in News
80 rows and 25 columns were the measures of one of the most popular VGA text modes in the 1980s and 90s. Today we have far more powerful graphic cards, which...
15 replies - 8056 views - 04/07/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
Most of my friends and colleagues are very negative about
certification schemes in software development, a disdain that I
share. This doesn't mean that I...
1 replies - 4441 views - 03/28/11 by Martin Fowler in News
A "0.1" release
of these Maven plugins back in November brought a lot of attention to
the project, which showed me that other Maven developers...
3 replies - 7851 views - 03/07/11 by Evgeny Goldin in News
Uncle Bob's recent formalization of the Transformation Priority Premise may improve the ability to build an algorithm with Test-Driven Development.In his...
7 replies - 10998 views - 01/13/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles