Microservices: the Naked Truth of the Maintainability

It is easy to do a proof-of-concept but hard to make something “production-ready*. Maintainability is complex in distributed systems, and become extremely complicated for a microservices software architecture. This presentation takes a look at the common traps producing a gap between “should work” and “works”. It also discusses costs which come with the most famous […]

Software Development Linkopedia February 2018

Here is our monthly selection of knowledge on programming, software testing and project management. This month you will find some interesting informations and opinions about software architecture, developers on call, holacracy, Scrum, continuous testing, product management, saying thank you, tech leadership, customer journey maps, code reviews, code sharing, good bugs, android testing and open source […]

Holacracy, Team Dynamics & IoT in Methods & Tools Q4 2017 Articles

Here is a list of the articles published during the fourth quarter of 2017 on the Methods & Tools website. This quarter Methods & Tools has published articles discussing Holacracy, software testing team dynamics, communication for software architects and realistic Internet of Things (IoT). We also published one article presenting the open source bug tracking […]

Refactoring to a System of Systems

Teams that have built monoliths for years are used to certain patterns of interaction between different parts of the code base. Simply replicating those patterns when splitting up a system into a distributed one usually introduces a lot of complexity and drawbacks that often totally subvert the desired effects of a split up of the […]