- July 09, 2015
The Boston Software Craftsmanship Meetup group met recently to play a couple of programming games. They were gracious enough to let me sit in as one of their own. The games were to demonstrate the ...
- June 26, 2015
Red Hat Summit / Dev Nation 2015 fell pretty well in line with the theme everything old is new again. The three main themes repeated again and again were containers, DevOps and microservices. I ...
- June 25, 2015
For a journalist, an all-night hackathon can be a pretty intimidating undertaking. I was sure I'd be way over my head sitting with professional programmers as we built and programmed as Raspberry ...
- June 03, 2015
The folks behind Alpha Anywhere, including Alpha Software CTO Dan Bricklin, gathered a bunch of their users to focus on mobile application development and specifically on tablet applications ...
- April 30, 2015
Turning data into information depends on the context it's used in. It takes a new type of engineer to discover the right big data analytics use cases to pursue.
- April 27, 2015
Data privacy lawyer Jeff Kosseff discussed the current state of data privacy law as it applies to big data at the Big Data Tech Con in Boston.
- April 01, 2015
The Yellow Pages Group (YPG) in Canada grew out of traditional print publishing. Now, they're a major player in internet directory services across Canada. The transition wasn't easy. It took a ...
- March 31, 2015
IT pros told their career stories at the Lesbians Who Tech conference in San Francisco, which featured career advice, software project stories and calls for community service and diversity in IT.
- March 11, 2015
There's one big question at the heart of everything that good software project managers do. How do we develop software better? How do we improve the ways and means through which we develop ...
- March 02, 2015
One of the main tenets of Agile development is to empower the development team to make its own choices. This is really important because it helps the developers identify with their projects in a ...
- February 09, 2015
DeveloperWeek 2015 is one of the largest tech events in the country. Find out the latest news from the show.
- January 12, 2015
One year ago this Sunday, I predicted that the word for 2014 would be continuous – as in continuous development. I know it might be a self-fulfilling prophecy, but the word 'continuous' did seem to ...
- December 18, 2014
TUI Travel, based in the UK, is a broker for European vacations. I had a chance earlier in the year to speak with one of TUI Travel's development team leads. A story on the intersection of data and ...
- November 13, 2014
I sometimes forget how much of the software development world is outside the scope of Agile. A lot of organizations have to slog through thick sheets of bureaucracy and cut through yards or even ...
- September 22, 2014
When API developers and software architects from all over the world converged in San Francisco, they had a lot to say about the right and wrong ways to manage an API project.