Methods & Tools Software Development Linkopedia July-August 2019

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 why software projects take longer than expected, moving to microservices, JavaScript testing best practices, delivering value, persuasion, test cases, code maintenance, API testing, Velocity, Java costs, free load testing tools and Trello Agile extensions.


Text: Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model
Text: Why our team cancelled our move to microservices
Text: JavaScript & Node.js testing best practices
Text: Shape Up – Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that Matters
Text: “How to Specify it” in Java and jqwik
Text: Master the Art of Influence — Persuasion as a Skill and Habit
Text: Run less software
Text: Test Cases Are Not Testing

Video: Staying Sane in a Code Maze
Video: Exploring Java Hidden Costs
Video: Soft Skills for IT Teams
Video: Lessons Learned on Testing API
Video: Changing Focus: From Speed & Efficiency to High Customer Value

Book Review: Escape Velocity – Better Metrics for Agile Teams

Tools: Puppetry is an open-source cross-platform desktop application that gives non-developers the ability to create, manage, and integrate automated tests for Web
Tools: Free Web Load Testing Tools & Services
Tools: Agile and Scrum Trello Extensions