Software Development Linkopedia August 2020

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 project estimation, JavaScript, modern software development, non-verbal communication, testing in Scrum, software security, testing in DevOps, quality assurance and retrospective tools.

Software Development Linkopedia August 2020

Text: “No Estimates” is not the (only) Answer or: Moving towards Predictability
Text: Modern JavaScript Explained For Dinosaurs
Text: UX Roadmaps: Definition and Components
Text: My Series on Modern Software Development Practices
Text: Testing and creating CI/CD pipelines for AWS Step Functions
Text: 80% of communication is non-verbal
Text: A Guide for Software Testing in Scrum
Text: 5 Major Problems With Synchronous Code Reviews

Video: Does Agile Make You Less Secure?
Video: A Guide to Software Security Practices
Video: Modern Enterprise Java Applications
Video: Software Testing in DevOps for Engineers
Video: Do Not Get Rid of All the Managers!
Video: Assuring or Not Assuring Software Quality?

Tools: Rest.li is an open source REST framework for building robust, scalable RESTful architectures using type-safe bindings and asynchronous, non-blocking IO. Rest.li fills a niche for applying RESTful principles at scale with an end-to-end developer workflow for building REST APIs, which promotes clean REST practices, uniform interface design and consistent data modeling.
Tools: Meteor is a simple open source environment for building modern web applications. With Meteor, you write apps in modern JavaScript that send data over the wire, rather than HTML using your choice of popular open-source libraries like React or Angular.
Tools: Free Retrospective Tools for Distributed Scrum Teams. Even if Agile approaches favor collocated teams, distributed Scrum teams are more common that what you might think. Many Agile software development teams are based on a virtual organization. This article presents some free online tools that can be used to facilitate retrospectives for distributed Scrum teams.