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Effective Software Testing – A Developer’s Guide

Henrik Warne

I recently finished Effective Software Testing – A Developer’s Guide by Maurício Aniche , and I really liked it. I have been coding for a long time and I think I have been writing pretty good tests for the features I have implemented. Even so, I found this book quite valuable. Particularly the chapters on how to systematically come up with test cases based on the specification, inputs, outputs and the structure of the implementation.

Remote Work and Scrum

Scrum.org

I am sure everyone has seen Elon Musk’s email to his team at Tesla telling them they needed to get back in the office. Elon has joined other high-profile companies such as Netflix and Goldman Sachs making work in the office mandatory.

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Four tips to better structure Terraform projects

Xebia

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) codifies the provisioning of infrastructure. This way it can take advantage of software engineering best practices to produce faster and consistent deployment of infrastructure.

How to Become a Software Developer Fast?

The Crazy Programmer

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts a 22% growth in employment rate for software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers from 2019 to 2029 — which exceeds, by the 4% average for all employers.

Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

What We Learnt From Target’s Diversity And Inclusion Strategy

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Having a diversity and inclusion strategy for an organization helps foster a diverse workplace where everyone feels comfortable and accepted and to leverage diversity as a driving force for growth and competitive advantage.

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Coach your Architects in Agile Architecture!

Xebia

When companies transform towards an agile and DevOps way of working, they sometimes ask how to proceed with architects. Some companies ignore architects in their transformation, some will upskill their architects, and some will make the DevOps teams responsible for the architecture.

Developer’s Guide to Web Application Security

DevOps.com

When it comes to security, there are many vulnerabilities that can leave your website or web app open to attack. In this article, we’ll go over 15 common web application security vulnerabilities and how you can prevent them.

Python Single vs Double Quotes

The Crazy Programmer

We know that if we want to print something on the console then we use print() statement in python. In a print statement, we can use single quotes or double quotes to print the text to the console. In this article, we will see what is the difference between single and double quotes in Python and in which scenario we have to use one. In languages like Java, C++, and C when we want to print something we strictly have to use double quotes. This thing is different in the case of Python Language.

5 Benefits Product Teams have over Technology Teams

Scrum.org

According to The 2020 Scrum Guide , a Scrum Team should contain members with all the skills necessary to create an Increment of usable product each Sprint.

7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

Installing pyenv on macOS

Xebia

Python is very well suited for writing AWS Lambda functions. For local development, you might want to be able to run the whole range of supported Python runtimes on your Mac. Unfortunately, setting this up is not as straightforward as you might think.

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Survey Shows Correlation Between Open Source, DevOps Skills Demand

DevOps.com

A survey published this week by the Linux Foundation suggested enterprise IT organizations now prefer to hire IT professionals that have both open source software and DevOps experience. Conducted in collaboration with edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc.,

2022 Cloud Salary Survey

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Last year, our report on cloud adoption concluded that adoption was proceeding rapidly; almost all organizations are using cloud services. Those findings confirmed the results we got in 2020 : everything was “up and to the right.”

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Loops and Knots - Amplifying Your Coaching Impact

Scrum.org

A lot of coaching is about evoking new awareness , helping clients get unstuck if they are and move forward towards the goals they desire. While learning has a more pompous air to it – some people, like myself, do not respond well to it – the word is widely used in coaching circles, so it will do.

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

Yet Another Change at Work: How to Help Your Exhausted Team

Let's Grow Leaders

To prevent constant change from taking a toll on your team start with empathy and inclusive conversation. “It’s not that my team’s resistant to change. In fact, it’s the exact opposite.

One Year Out: What Biden’s EO Means for Software Devs

DevOps.com

It has been just over a year since president Biden issued executive order 14028 (EO) to improve the nation’s cybersecurity posture.

Hiring DEV Talent: SQL Interview Questions

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Hiring DEV Talent: SQL Interview Questions. With SQL taking its place among the most popular developing languages for the management of data, as per this 2021 report by Statista , SQL is pretty much the most popular language, and hiring developers for the same is a smart move to make.

Scrum Master Interview Questions: The Sprint Review

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Interview Questions on the Sprint Review. Scrum has repeatedly proven to be the most popular framework for software development. Given that software is eating the world , a seasoned Scrum Master is nowadays in high demand.

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Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

GitHub Bug Allowed Third-party Apps to Gain Elevated Permissions

Aqua Security

We learned about a bug in GitHub that for about five days at the end of February allowed connected GitHub third-party applications to generate new scoped installation tokens with elevated permissions.

TechStrong Con: Downturn Brings Additional Sense of DevOps Urgency

DevOps.com

Regardless of whether the overall economy is experiencing a correction or is on the cusp of a recession, organizations are going to prioritize some projects over others as resources become more constrained. During the “DevOps: Has the Bubble Burst?”

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Fiscal Year-End Allotment Limits You Should Know About

TechSoup

Some technology offers in the TechSoup catalog have limits to the number of licenses a nonprofit can acquire in a single fiscal year. Those limits reset on July 1 of each year. A little advance planning means you can work around those limits to your advantage. Tech Planning

How Product Backlog Refinement Can Prevent or Fix Zombie Scrum

Scrum.org

One of the themes Scrum teams can measure with our Scrum Team Survey is refinement. We define ‘refinement’ as the process of breaking down larger items on the Product Backlog into smaller ones with the purpose of ending with items that can comfortably be delivered to stakeholders in a Sprint.

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Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

Allstacks Received High Marks in GigaOm Radar for Value Stream Management Report

Allstacks

We're excited to share that Allstacks was recently included in a GigaOm Radar for Value Stream Management Report. The report, published on Friday, June 10th, noted that Allstacks is a good indicator of the journey of the value stream management (VSM)-for-business sector.

Supergraph: One GraphQL Schema to Rule Them All

DevOps.com

GraphQL has been garnering much interest as a way to seamlessly interact with backend services.

Understanding the Ransomware Ecosystem: From Screen Lockers to Multimillion-Dollar Criminal Enterprise

Tenable

A new report from Tenable Research explores the key players in the ransomware ecosystem and the tactics that have helped propel it from a fledgling cyberthreat into a force to be reckoned with.

Giving back : Considerations for a new Scrum Master

Scrum.org

I remember it well.as if it were yesterday. A certain day many years ago when I was told that I was to be a Scrum Master for a team within the organisation that I was working for at the time. Yikes!!!

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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

The Most In-Demand Tech Jobs in 2022

Coding Dojo

Tech jobs are booming. After a slight slowdown in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are hiring for tech-based … Read more >>. The post The Most In-Demand Tech Jobs in 2022 appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog. All Posts Tech Trends Coding cybersecurity Data science

TechStrong Con: Open Source Software Community Needs Security Help

DevOps.com

The only way to make significant improvements in the state of open source security is if more organizations that benefit from open source projects commit to making more resources available to achieve that goal.

No-one knows what they are doing

Successful Software

When I was a child I assumed that all the adults running the world knew what they were doing. Now that I am an adult, I am under no such illusions. Just look at the current British government. They clearly don’t have a clue. A more mediocre bunch of individuals would be hard to find.