OpenLiberty Moves to Four-Week Releases
1 hour ago, infoq

OpenLiberty begins offering a new release every four weeks, speeding up feature availability. By Erik Costlow...

JUnit Project Moves to Azure Pipelines for Builds
8 hours ago, infoq

JUnit, a unit testing framework for Java, is one of the most popular libraries used by Java developers. The JUnit team recently announced they've adopted Azure Pipelines for continuous integration (CI). By Richard Seroter...

Article: Why Isn't Your Current Approach to Scaling Agile Working?
13 hours ago, infoq

Organizations struggle to scale their agility. While every organization is different, common patterns explain the major challenges that most organizations face: organizational design, trying to copy others, “one-size-fits-all” scaling, scaling in siloes, and neglecting engineering practices. This article explains why, what to do about it, and how the three leading scaling frameworks compare. By Kurt Bittner, Cesario Ramos...

Google Launches "Season of Docs" Program to Improve Open Source Documentation
13 hours ago, infoq

Google has launched Season of Docs, a program which aims to improve documentation for open source projects. It will do this by building a mentoring relationship between open source contributors and technical writers, helping create stronger and more comprehensive documentation for various open source technologies. By Andrew Morgan...

Agile in Higher Education: Experiences from The Open University
16 hours ago, infoq

Universities need to embrace an agile and product mindset, as they are grappling with hypothesis-driven development of new kinds of products and services of which they understand very little, for users whose behaviours and needs they little understand, said Matthew Moran. He presented applying the agile mindset, principles and practices for online course development at Aginext 2019. By Ben Linders...

Presentation: Event-driven Architectures with Apache Geode and Spring Integration
1 day ago, infoq

Charlie Black deploys Spring Integration pipelines to react to changes of the data stored in Apache Geode. By Charlie Black...

Presentation: CredHub and Secure Credential Management
1 day ago, infoq

Peter Blum, Scott Frederick discuss how to enhance security within Cloud Foundry and applications through secret management by utilizing CredHub. By Peter Blum, Scott Frederick...

Experimental Trusted Types API to Combat Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
1 day ago, infoq

The Google Chrome team announces an experimental Trusted Types API to help combat DOM Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) security vulnerabilities. Google's Vulnerability Reward Program reports that DOM XSS is the most common XSS security variant. By Dylan Schiemann...

Anime.js 3.0 Released: New Animation Options, New Documentation Website
1 day ago, infoq

Julian Garnier recently released Anime 3.0. The third major iteration of Anime features new animation options, ES6 module support together with a new build process, and a new showcasing website which doubles as documentation. By Bruno Couriol...

Google Expands Cloud BigTable Replication Capabilities in Beta Globally
1 day ago, infoq

Google announced the expansion of Cloud BigTable's replication capabilities in Beta - providing customers with the flexibility to make their data available across a region or worldwide. Furthermore, the enhancements will allow customers to create a replicated cluster in any zone at any time. By Steef-Jan Wiggers...

Presentation: Helping Developers to Help Each Other
2 days ago, infoq

Gail Ollis shares what experienced developers said about the day-to-day decisions made by their peers and how these make the job harder or easier. By Gail Ollis...

Presentation: Heavyweights: Tipping the Scales with Very Large Foundations
2 days ago, infoq

Jim Basler provides an update on the Very Large Cloud Foundry Environment (VLCFE) user group and capabilities for tackling the challenges of hosting 10s of thousands of applications. By Jim Basler...

Presentation: Yes, I Test In Production (And So Do You)
2 days ago, infoq

Charity Majors talks about testing in production, about the tools and principles of canarying software and gaining confidence in a build, and also about the missing link that makes all these things possible: instrumentation and observability for complex systems. By Charity Majors...

Presentation: Would You Have Clicked on What We Would Have Recommended?
2 days ago, infoq

Peter B. Golbus describes recent work on the offline estimation of recommender system A/B tests using counterfactual reasoning techniques. By Peter Golbus...

Go 1.12 Improves Runtime Performance and Module Support
2 days ago, infoq

The latest release of Go, version 1.12, includes no syntactical changes to the language and focuses on improving runtime performance, the toolchain, and the module system. Additionally, it provides opt-in support for TLS 1.3, and improved support for macOS and iOS. By Sergio De Simone...

Presentation: Planting the Service Design Seeds at CBC
2 days ago, infoq

Hira Javed discusses the increasing adoption of the service design discipline, and CBC's adventures in embracing this approach. By Hira Javed...

Java 12 Released with Experimental Switch Expressions and Shenandoah GC
2 days ago, infoq

March 19th marks the release date of Java 12, the latest feature release of Java. With it comes a number of new and noteworthy features and refinements, but this version is not a long-term support release. By Dustin Schultz...

Gloo Gateway Released for Kubernetes Knative
2 days ago, infoq

Gloo, an Envoy-based API Gateway by Solo.io, is the first official alternative to Istio for the Kubernetes Knative service. InfoQ reached out to Solo Founder Idit Levine to learn more about Gloo and its integration with Knative. By K Jonas...

Podcast: Andrew King of Ocado Technologies on Great Hiring Practices and Designing Culture
2 days ago, infoq

In this podcast, Shane Hastie spoke to Andrew King, Organisational Scientist at Ocado Technologies about the hiring practices they use and how to design the culture you want. By Andrew King...

Design and Security in Agile: QCon London Q&A
2 days ago, infoq

Reviews of design diagrams by domain experts can detect potential security breaches not found by vulnerability scans or security automation. Such reviews should focus on critical functions like issuing and managing access tokens, transferring data to external services, and running untrusted code, said Kevin Gilpin, enterprise software engineer and co-founder of AppLand, at QCon London 2019. By Ben Linders...

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