Application Lifecycle Management

  • June 23, 2009 23 Jun'09

    CAST 2009: The challenges of regulation, an interview with Jean Ann Harrison

    Veteran software testing and quality assurance pro Jean Ann Harrison will be presenting a software testing case study based on her experiences at a medical device study at this year's Conference ...

  • June 22, 2009 22 Jun'09

    CAST 2009: Understanding how much responsibility a testing team should have

    For the previous three years, I was either an organizer of the Conference for the Association for Software Testing (CAST) or the President of the AST. So as you can imagine, I watched the ...

  • June 22, 2009 22 Jun'09

    CAST 2009: Challenging one of the classic ideas around testing, an interview with Doug Hoffman

    At next month's Conference of the Association for Software Testing (CAST) in Colorado Springs Doug Hoffman will call to question one of the most fundamental ideas in software testing: Do tests ...

  • June 22, 2009 22 Jun'09

    CAST 2009: Taking a closer look at scenario testing, an interview with Fiona Charles

    Fiona Charles will share the details of her scenario testing method at this year's Conference for the Association for Software Testing (CAST), which takes place July 13-16th in Colorado Springs. ...

  • June 12, 2009 12 Jun'09

    Common mistakes in real-time Java programming

    When you hit a key on your keyboard, the delay before the letter appear on your screen is mildly annoying. When you’re in a warship under enemy attack, having a delay before new radar information ...

  • June 12, 2009 12 Jun'09

    Why JavaFX fits the bill for RIAs

    I recently met and talked with authors Jim Clarke and Eric Bruno about JavaFX.. They co-wrote, with Jim Connors, the recently-released book on that subject, JavaFX: Developing Rich Internet ...

  • June 12, 2009 12 Jun'09

    Atlassian Nerd Herder Moore spots app/dev trends

    In an interview this week, Atlassian engineer/Nerd Herder, Pete Moore, told me that he got good news and bad news from software developers and engineers at JavaOne 2009 this year. The good news was ...

  • June 11, 2009 11 Jun'09

    CAST 2009: Test gurus Sabourin, Coulter preview keynotes

    Next month, the Association for Software Testing (AST) will hold the fourth annual Conference of the Association for Software Testing (CAST) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This will be the first ...

  • June 11, 2009 11 Jun'09

    The authors Anderson catch the JavaFX wave

    JavaFX, a development platform for creating rich Internet applications, was in the spotlight at the recent JavaOne Conference, and the timing was great for Gail and Paul Anderson. The first copies ...

  • June 10, 2009 10 Jun'09

    How to tell when software projects are done

    Everyone wants to finish the application development project he or she is working on. It's a big deal to complete something. It makes you feel good. You get to cross something off a list or feel ...

  • June 05, 2009 05 Jun'09

    Coolest demo at JavaOne: Atlassian's tee in 3D

    Get ready to see the absolute best demo of this year's JavaOne. No, it's not a demo of a product that's for sale. It's just for fun. Roaming the exhibit hall at JavaOne here in San Francisco, I met ...

  • June 02, 2009 02 Jun'09

    JavaOne interview: Appistry's private cloud info, developer tips

    On the first day of JavaOne, Appistry showcased its customer Clearent LLC's successful private-cloud implementation of a merchant payment processing application with Appistry's CloudIQ platform. My ...

  • June 02, 2009 02 Jun'09

    Ellison, JavaFX stand out in JavaOne keynote

    Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz was the first onstage, and Sun co-founder Scott McNealy got a standing ovation; but Oracle CEO was the the true star of this morning's opening keynote at JavaOne. Ellison ...

  • May 21, 2009 21 May'09

    Why waterfall developers still shun Agile

    Jon Kern, co-author of the Agile Manifesto, told me recently that many companies won’t adopt the agile development methodology soon. Why? Some companies are doing just fine with waterfall, he said, ...

  • May 15, 2009 15 May'09

    TechEd 2009: Cloud computing not a hot topic

    Moving software development and testing to cloud environments wasn’t a hot topic at Microsoft TechEd 2009 in Los Angeles. Sure, there were some TechEd sessions on cloud computing, and Microsoft ...