Application Lifecycle Management

  • March 15, 2019 15 Mar'19

    Microsoft, Deque open up accessibility software tools

    Microsoft will release the source code to its core accessibility software testing tools and join forces with Deque to help developers find and fix accessibility issues.

  • February 28, 2019 28 Feb'19

    DevOps consolidation continues with JFrog and Shippable

    JFrog's acquisition of Shippable gives JFrog another arrow in its DevOps quiver and enables its customers to use an integrated DevOps platform that includes CI/CD.

  • November 09, 2018 09 Nov'18

    Enterprise devs win with Veracode's SaaS security spinout

    Independent once again, Veracode will focus on its cloud-based test services that enable developers to add security to the software development lifecycle.

  • December 07, 2015 07 Dec'15

    Time to share an Hour of Code

    With all the talk about the ongoing worldwide software developer shortage, it's encouraging to see the grass roots efforts by the non-profit to bring coding to everyone. In fact, the group ...

  • November 20, 2015 20 Nov'15

    The evolution of the software developer

    It’s tempting to think of the worldwide software developer shortage as a chicken and egg problem. Is there too much demand? Are there too few people? It doesn’t matter which came first because of ...

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    Testing what's appropriate

    It's a fine line between appropriate, and not. But in today's open society, how do you draw that line? After all, what is funny to one person is offensive to another. I was talking to our testing ...

  • September 15, 2015 15 Sep'15

    Today's software developer -- happy, self-reliant and maybe even female

    A brand new report from the Application Developers Alliance (and conducted by IDC) showcases some very encouraging news about the software development profession. A healthy 68% of today’s software ...

  • September 02, 2015 02 Sep'15

    This mob might be the answer

    I've been talking to a lot of stressed out testers recently. These are people who take their profession seriously but don't always think anyone else does, particularly when they're told time and ...

  • August 10, 2015 10 Aug'15

    It's a small world, right?

    In all of the Agile talk last week at Agile2015, there were lots of good, insightful observations, a ton of interesting, useful and actionable data and a few downright jaw-droppers. The ...

  • August 03, 2015 03 Aug'15

    While walking the halls of Agile2015...

    this is what I overheard on Day One of this very popular conference in Washington, D.C.: “We submitted a paper and we heard back 20 days later. Normally you submit a paper and you hear back six ...

  • August 03, 2015 03 Aug'15

    A quick peek at new products from Agile2015

    Get ready for new products, upgrades and features this week at Agile 2015. Here’s a brief round up of what you’ll see featured in booths at the show: ThoughtWorks’ Mingle Plus 2.0 Aimed at the ...

  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    Navigating your way through Agile2015

    Is this your first time going to Agile2015? You’re not alone – it’s my first time too – but from what I understand this isn’t your mother’s tech conference. So I asked Agile consultant and author ...

  • July 23, 2015 23 Jul'15

    Automated dinosaurs? Check. Automated testing? It depends.

    Have you heard about the brand new hotel in Japan that is staffed exclusively by robots? If you’re lucky (and English-speaking), you’ll be welcomed at the front desk by a robotic dinosaur. Japanese ...

  • July 09, 2015 09 Jul'15

    It's all fun and games until someone gets caught in a recursive loop.

    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 26 Jun'15

    Containers, microservices, and DevOps, oh my… the big trends in enterprise open source

    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 ...