Software Development Linkopedia December 2017

Here is our monthly selection of knowledge on programming, software testing and project management. This month you will find some interesting information and opinions about gamification, requirements tools, software architecture, change with Scrum, code comments, bug metrics, better retrospectives, serverless architecture and test automation.

Quote of the Month December 2017

We can’t measure everything, and because we have to limit our measurements, some things invariably fall between the cracks. For example, we tend to measure project performance based on cost, schedule, and scope targets. But these measurements don’t take quality and customer satisfaction into account.

Organisational & People Impact of Microservices

Microservices are where it’s at. Everything is easier to manage when it’s micro, right? Micro code bases (less than 10 LOC), micro containers (less than 10Mb), and micro teams (less than one person???). ‘Micro’ things may appear to be easier to manage, but there is always a macro context, and working with people and teams […]

Software Development Conferences Forecast November 2017

Here is a list of software development related conferences and events on Agile project management (Scrum, Lean, Kanban), software testing and software quality, software architecture, programming (Java, .NET, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, PHP), DevOps and databases (NoSQL, MySQL, etc.) that will take place in the coming weeks and that have media partnerships with the Methods & […]

How to Become a Better Programmer

Becoming a better programmer means more than just learning new technologies. It means more than practicing techniques and programming languages. It is about more than passion and attitude. It is the combination of all these things. This presentation unpacks important mindsets and techniques that will help you improve as a programmer. You will discover specific […]