- August 10, 2017
CodeFights lets developers see who can code the best. Beating your competition just might land you a job. See the latest entertaining developer recruiting tool.
- August 08, 2017
It's more than 16 years old now, but Agile still struggles to achieve broad enterprise adoption. Here's what Agile2017 speakers and attendees are suggesting for the future.
- August 07, 2017
Apple iTunes regulation 4.2.6 seems to ban apps made with no-code platforms. Are low-code platforms at risk too? The experts weigh in on their concerns.
- July 19, 2017
In a DevOps world full of automated software testing, things are about to get even more interesting. James is a virtual robot designed to handle CX QA -- for $5 an hour.
- July 17, 2017
Addressing business partners at Inspire, Microsoft and DORA drove home the importance of DevOps and the need for Microsoft business partners to display DevOps expertise.
- July 13, 2017
Postman released its latest API tool, Postman 5.0, to small businesses, offering free-of-charge access to some features in its enterprise-level Postman Pro product.
- July 11, 2017
David Copeland, director of engineering at Stitch Fix, maintains that companies benefit from employing remote developers, but there are certain requirements for the world of DevOps.
- July 05, 2017
DesignOps, based on DevOps concepts and practices, helps to optimize developer and designer communication and collaboration to produce better products, faster.
- June 27, 2017
Three new surveys offer a snapshot of app dev today. DevOps is hard to do, and being a big data engineer will mean a big paycheck. Job hunters will also want to know Amazon EC2.
- June 22, 2017
Israeli startup Codota pulled in $2 million in funding to build out its AI-based pair-programmer system that understands Java code and boosts developer productivity.
- June 21, 2017
Reality TV meets legit software developers and celebrities in Apple's new 'Planet of the Apps.' TechTarget application development editors tuned in, and these are their reviews.
- June 09, 2017
LogiGear's new TestArchitect Team is aimed at making test automation easy enough for nearly anyone to achieve -- even small businesses. The key is using natural language.
- May 31, 2017
Technology has progressed to the point where even non-technical people can do complex jobs. Artificial intelligence can learn to code. Where does that leave software development?
- May 19, 2017
The Agile development methodology has been around so long now it's easy to think people aren't taking the technology seriously. Expert Matthew Heusser explains what's going on.
- May 04, 2017
The open source model has been so effective that some organizations are making it their own -- literally. Here's how inner source is changing enterprise software development.
- April 30, 2017
Test automation is not as far along as we'd thought, Agile and DevOps aren't making software development easier and management is still everyone's biggest problem. Those are just some of the ...
- April 26, 2017
DevOps can help develop software faster, but that's not making it any safer. DevSecOps is an effort to bring security into the mix. Here are some ways to get started.
- April 13, 2017
The only way to really be sure your application works on the ground is to test it locally, which isn't easy. Here's how third-party crowdsourced testing companies can help.
- April 13, 2017
Red Hat Summit 2017 is quickly upon us. Catch up on what Red Hat has been up to this year and what to expect from the summit -- from DevOps to container and API management.
- April 10, 2017
Job site glassdoor.com just posted its top 25 highest paying jobs in America and 11 of those jobs were in high tech. And more than half of those, 7 actually, were software related. It's a really ...
- April 03, 2017
Akamai intends to acquire SOASTA in the second quarter of 2017. Here is what that acquisition may mean for software development and why data science matters.
- March 28, 2017
With 64,000 responses from 213 countries/territories, the Stack Overflow Survey is a comprehensive snapshot of developers today. Here's what you love, hate and want more of.
- March 27, 2017
Learn five ways to reduce technical debt and the high cost of rework in Agile and DevOps software development. Five software pros share their best practices.
- March 22, 2017
A just released study on performance from SOASTA shows things are looking up and the two-second load time barrier has been broken. But work is still to be done.
- March 10, 2017
Sometimes you just need a lot of users playing with your app to find out how it's really working. Enter crowdsourced testing. It's the latest strategy to speed up your mobile dev.
- March 08, 2017
TechTarget's application development editorial team talks REST API best practices, metrics and why our mobile apps seem to be always updating.
- March 03, 2017
Low-code/no-code platforms are largely targeted to business users. No-code platform maker Appy Pie is trying to change all that. And so far, it's had an iTunes hit.
- February 28, 2017
Software testing automation has long been the goal, but the challenges are real. A new generation of scriptless tools promises to make it easy and within everyone's reach.
- February 08, 2017
Pending changes in the H-1B visa program are giving tech companies pause, but experts think the potential problems may not be as bad as feared, thanks to automation.
- January 30, 2017
In the rapidly changing world of software testing, one thing is certain: You're going to need new skills. And you're going to need to understand the business.
- January 24, 2017
For those wondering what it's like to be on a 3x3 mobile release schedule, look no further than LinkedIn which has 3 releases a day and a plan to never let code be older than 3 hours before ...
- January 24, 2017
Mainframes aren't going away, but experienced developers are increasingly hard to find. Compuware's new unit-testing product aims to make it easier to work on a mainframe.
- December 29, 2016
Developers, meet your new teammates: citizen developers. Here's how low-code/no-code platforms are changing the way companies of all sizes develop software.
- December 27, 2016
Outages are going to happen, but the trick is to ensure they don't happen to the mission-critical parts of the application. Here's why developers need to change their mindsets.
- December 07, 2016
I was kind of afraid Gene Kim, the man behind the DevOps movement and a very in-demand speaker and consultant, would be offended when I asked him about the idea of BizDevOps, aka DevOps 2.0. But to ...
- November 16, 2016
As companies move to BizDevOps, the role of software tester is going to change dramatically. Here's a look at what new skills and attitudes will be needed in the future.
- November 15, 2016
A recent survey by recruitment firm Harvey Nash reflects job security fears by software testers, developers and more because of advances in automation.
- November 09, 2016
DevOps is a long method of small changes in culture and process. At DOES 2016, experts who are well along their way offer their best tips. Some may surprise you.
- November 08, 2016
Want to develop software quickly and give customers exactly what they're asking for? BizDevOps brings business, developers and operations people together at every stage of the process.
- November 07, 2016
Want to succeed with BizDevOps? Start small, create empathy and always ask what Amazon would do. Here is road-tested advice from experts in the field.
- October 28, 2016
If you want to up your game as a test manager, you'll need to listen and offer to serve others. Expert Jennifer Lent has spot-on career advice for software test managers.
- October 28, 2016
Low-code/no-code platforms are making it easier for nontraditional developers to create applications for internal and external use. And they're helping lessen the backlog, too.
- October 03, 2016
Finding developers is still tough, but a CIO in the human capital management business does have a hiring advantage. Here's how the CIO of Ceridian finds and keeps developers.
- September 27, 2016
It is easy to make mistakes when implementing DevOps. Expert Bert Jan Schrijver explains the right way to use automation, testing and DevOps support teams.
- September 20, 2016
If your builds aren't happening fast enough, the culprit is probably your pipeline. Expert Abraham Marin-Perez explains how to diagnose and treat the problem.
- September 16, 2016
Can Agile and DevOps learn to get along? Though the two methodologies were hatched in different eras, in some ways they can be seen as kindred spirits, cut from the same cloth of nontraditional approaches to software design, development and project ...
- September 15, 2016
The image-based automated testing tool eggPlant Functional has improvements in setup and scripting for testing environments. It also includes UI advancements.
- September 14, 2016
Suddenly you don't have to code to program. The introduction of low-code/no-code platforms are bringing coding to the masses and showing the biz side how development really works.
- September 08, 2016
If you're going to automate the software testing process, don't hold back. That's in-the-trenches advice from Thomson Reuters' Colin Dorman, and he has practiced what he preaches.
- August 31, 2016
DevOps jobs -- and salaries -- are hot right now. Expert coach and recruiter Jill Jubinski offers her best advice for networking yourself into a new career in DevOps.
- August 29, 2016
Early results from a worldwide tech survey show no improvement in the developer shortage, and the same goes for increasing diversity. And we don't trust the websites we use.
- August 25, 2016
Once a staid standby, software release management tools -- renamed and retooled -- are coming to a DevOps organization near you. Here's what you need to know.
- August 12, 2016
How much automation is too much? That was the question at CAST 2016. Expert Gerie Owen explains why it's important to leave some tasks to be done manually.
- August 05, 2016
Women are just one of many underrepresented groups in the software space. Expert advocates offer advice from the trenches including the importance of mentorship.
- July 27, 2016
It sounds like a DevOps world out there, but attendees and speakers at Agile2016 believe the software development methodology has a long life ahead of it.
- July 25, 2016
With Agile, you can deliver products faster, but are they anything people actually want? Expert Kupe Kupersmith explains how to put the customer into the Agile process.
- July 25, 2016
The DevOps-experienced developer is a rare -- and pricey -- treasure. Expert Julie Gunderson explains how to find them, hire them and keep them too happy to leave.
- July 05, 2016
Expert Gerie Owen traveled to Tallinn, Estonia for Nordic Testing Days. Here's her first-hand look at this vibrant, grass-roots testing conference and a peek inside KGB headquarters.
- June 28, 2016
App too slow? Blame Brexit
- June 08, 2016
To really understand how Agile works, you need to try it. Columnist Jennifer Lent spent a day trying Agile on for size. Here are her takeaways on what works and what doesn't.
- June 02, 2016
Everyone wants to be Agile and do DevOps, but, of course, it's harder than it seems. Find out what industry experts will be talking about at Cloud Expo.
- May 31, 2016
From technical testing techniques to communication tips, the most recent STAREAST Conference had something for everyone. Expert attendee Gerie Owen shares her perspective.
- May 23, 2016
Four years of college and you're ready for that new job. Too bad your future employer is concerned about a tech skills gap. Better polish those writing and speaking skills.
- May 11, 2016
It's a scary world out there, but developers are in a rush to release. SourceClear Open gives developers the tools to make open source code projects more secure for free.
- April 15, 2016
After my kids took a short programming course, I wondered about the future of human instinct. Do coding, analytics and other high-tech teachings numb intuition?
- April 13, 2016
Learn how Cascading Style Sheets and Dropbox software engineer Jamie Chung are both considered change agents in the tech industry.
- April 11, 2016
VersionOne's 10th annual survey shows Agile methodologies are widely deployed, including increasingly in enterprises, and in Europe and Asia. Meet the new, mature Agile.
- April 04, 2016
A veteran Akamai tech trainer describes how to hone personal branding and use EQ training skills to improve job satisfaction and software team productivity.
- April 01, 2016
Testers have a tough job. QASymphony's soon-to-launch qTest Insights version 2.0 will include an analytics hub that may make life easier.
- March 31, 2016
According to a new survey from NGINX, our apps are performing very badly indeed. And perhaps what's worse news is that a whole lot of companies really aren't doing anything about it. NGINX did an ...
- March 18, 2016
- March 17, 2016
Giving a drunken UI designer a user test changed HubSpot's UX research and UI design practices. The results were stunning, said UX designer Austin Knight at the Fluent Conference.
- March 04, 2016
SolarCity software engineer Kate Jefferson calls on teamwork and onboarding to improve microservices projects.
- March 03, 2016
What matters most to you? A big paycheck? A job that is going to make the world better? Or an environment that’s not particularly stressful? Apparently you do have a choice. According to a brand ...
- February 29, 2016
Want to become a coder or brush up on your skills? With a shortage of developers, now is a good time. Here's what you need to know about developer boot camp.
- February 26, 2016
Software engineer February Keeney talks about her passion for promoting IT diversity. She shares hiring advice and her experiences in software engineering and project management.
- February 22, 2016
Developers are in short supply all around but those with security experience are particularly in need. Here's how you can move your career in a new direction.
- February 04, 2016
Finally, there's a Super Bowl survey developers should care about. It turns out we'll be using our mobile and Web apps a lot during the big game, so performance matters.
- January 31, 2016
Woody Zuill is careful to say he did not "invent" mob programming. But the career programmer turned consultant certainly played a big role in at least codifying the ideas behind mob programming. ...
- January 28, 2016
Technology and health jobs dominated Glassdoor's list of the best jobs in America for 2016. But which occupation was crowned the winner?
- January 18, 2016
In the midst of all the IoT hype, Claire Rowland is a well-timed reality check. A London-based UX consultant specializing in the IoT space, Rowland is enthusiastic about the opportunities. But ...
- January 07, 2016
Maybe it's where I'm sitting but this feels like a time of great change in the software design and test arenas. Designers are in short supply, everywhere, but at the same time companies are looking ...
- December 17, 2015
Perhaps 2015 reasons is a bit of a stretch. In any case, as we wrap up this year, it's interesting to look at where we've been and what we've all been interested in. It is certainly no surprise ...
- December 07, 2015
With all the talk about the ongoing worldwide software developer shortage, it's encouraging to see the grass roots efforts by the non-profit Code.org to bring coding to everyone. In fact, the group ...
- December 01, 2015
TechTarget's 2015 salary survey shows developers are mostly optimistic, content and challenged by new technology. Find out why software developer pay could stand to be increased.
- November 30, 2015
Coding is a good living, but the average software developer salary can vary widely depending on which country developers are in and what specialty they have.
- November 20, 2015
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 ...
- November 06, 2015
Learn about the software developer shortage and the efforts being made to expand training and staffing in the industry.
- October 28, 2015
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 ...
- October 23, 2015
At JavaOne, GitHub's Matthew McCullough will explain why the future is collaborative software development. It's not just about the one rock star any more.
- October 20, 2015
With a global software developer shortage predicted to get worse, hiring software developers has become very difficult. Get expert advice on what works.
- October 16, 2015
The hot software developer skills of the future might not involve as much coding as you think. Find out how you can be that in-demand dream developer.
- October 16, 2015
A worldwide shortage of coders has left employers scrambling, but smart software developer training strategies can help fill the gap.
- September 15, 2015
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
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 ...
- September 01, 2015
Matt Heusser offers a wrap-up of the CAST 2015 software testing conference, with a summary of several compelling keynote presentations.
- August 10, 2015
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 06, 2015
VersionOne's 9th annual survey shows that Agile development teams are more productive, projects are more visible and it's easier to roll with changes. Too bad corporate culture isn't always on Agile's side.
- August 06, 2015
At Agile2015, discussion turned to how a user story can offer a different approach to Agile security.
- August 05, 2015
The keynote at Agile2015 emphasized why companies should modify Agile based on needs, rather than following core values.