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DocRaptor Review – HTML to PDF API

The Crazy Programmer

Here, in this article, we’ll review the DocRaptor tool, an HTML to PDF API converter. The DocRaptor review will briefly discuss how it works with Python, some code examples, features, benefits, and perhaps pros and cons. What is the DocRaptor Tool?

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Value is in the eye of the beholder

Scrum.org

The 2017 version of the Scrum Guide states, "The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the Development Team." But what does value mean anyway? The easy answer is to equate it with a monetary value, however, it is much more subjective than this.

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Remote Mob Program AMA: Key Takeaways

Agile Alliance

Woody Zuill, widely credited with discovering mob programming while working at Hunter Industries, describes mobbing (or ensemble programming, as the practice is also known) as “a software development approach where the whole team works on the same thing, at the same time, in the same space, and at the same computer”.

Centripetal wins historic $2.6-$3.2 Bil vs. Cisco Systems; largest US patent infringement award to date

CTOvision

Editor’s note: I am proud to say I have a history with Centripetal Networks serving on their board and then later as an advisor. It was horrible to learn that […]. CTO Cyber War News Centripetal Networks

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

HackerEarth introduces Full-stack Assessments at Hire10(1) Conference

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The new HackerEarth Assessments feature of full-stack assessments will facilitate both backend and frontend developer assessment for recruiters. HackerEarth has just announced the addition of full-stack assessments to help recruiters efficiently evaluate the coding skills of full-stack developers.

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Sharing Agile Experiences Event #1

Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance Experience Reports help us understand how Agile really works, the challenges that arise, and how Agile approaches evolve. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Agile2020 was cancelled. Yet most of our reporters still finished writing their reports.

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Developer experience as a competitive advantage

Erik Bernhardsson

I spent a ton of time looking at different software providers, both as a CTO, and as a nerd “advanced” consumer who builds stuff in my spare time. In the last 10 years, there has been an order of magnitude more products that cater directly to developers, througn APIs, SDKs, and tooling. I'm pretty psyched about this trend. As the cost of building software goes down, that drives up the demand for software engineers.

AI and Creativity

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The release of GPT-3 has reinvigorated a discussion of creativity and artificial intelligence.* That’s a good discussion to have, primarily because it forces us to think carefully about what we mean when we use words like “creativity” and “art.”

[VLOG] What Happens To The Sprint Backlog Items That Are Not Done?

Scrum.org

What is good awesome people? I hope you are having an awesome weekend so far. After my two previous vlogs , many people asked me: What Happens To The Sprint Backlog Items That Are Not Done? In this vlog, I illustrate what should the Scrum team do when there are Sprint Backlog items that are not done.

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5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Reflections from a Non-Technical Scrum Master

Agile Alliance

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39 Shirts – Leaving Mozilla

David Walsh

In 2001 I had just graduated from a small town high school and headed off to a small town college. I found myself in the quaint computer lab where the substandard computers featured two browsers: Internet Explorer and Mozilla.

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Three Signs of Resistance That Are Really Engagement

Change Starts Here

People respond in a lot of different ways when they encounter change. When we are the one trying to implement that change, some of the responses can be frustrating, especially when they seem to challenge us. When that happens, we usually call it resistance.

Product Roadmap First Principles — Empower Scrum Teams, Align w/ Stakeholders

Scrum.org

It’s Product Roadmap Building Time Again! The end of 2020 is nearing, and it’s product roadmap building time again—at least for those companies that are still dedicated to the old command-and-control model.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Code? – Things to Know Before Starting

The Crazy Programmer

Everyone who is now a seasoned coder started out on the same path: they were beginners with zero knowledge and they know it can be very frustrating during the initial stages. Many people tend to give up easily when they start learning to code. It can be overwhelming and unbearable at times.

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Cisco Expands Effort to Meld DevOps, NetOps

DevOps.com

Cisco Systems has accelerated its efforts to converge network operations (NetOps) by adding support for Terraform tools for managing infrastructure-as-code as well as expanding its support for the Ansible IT automation framework.

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Conscious Business and Mindful Leadership

CEO Insider

It’s a Tuesday afternoon and you’ve just wrapped up a phone call with your manager.

6 - Evénements Scrum : Daily Scrum

Scrum.org

Le Daily Scrum est un évènement quotidien destiné à l'Équipe de Développement et qui a pour but de planifier le travail des prochaines 24 heures. C'est un time-box de 15 minutes. Le Daily Scrum a lieu toujours au même endroit et à la même heure, pour réduire la complexité.

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Half of All Organizations Experienced Cyber Security Incidents During the Remote Working Period

CTOvision

Half of all organizations experienced security incidents associated with remote working during the lockdown period, according to a report by Tessian. The “Securing the Future of Hybrid Working” report also […].

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Tips To Strengthen API Security

DevOps.com

If you haven’t noticed, digital organizations are building more and more APIs. ProgrammableWeb tracks more than 23,000 public web APIs at the time of writing, and the API market is estimated to be worth $5.1 billion by 2023.

What next for pandemic hit organizations utilizing Lean, Agile, Scrum?

Agile Alliance

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Make Sure You Don’t Build High Performing Teams Just to Deliver Wrong Things Faster

Scrum.org

Regardless of the framework chosen, any iterative and incremental product development approach can be reduced to one goal: Creating a working product in short cycles. A working product is “Done”. Done means “there is nothing left to do”.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

OODAloop Network Benefit: Direct participation with other members in monthly research meetings

CTOvision

OODA Network members are invited to participate in a monthly video meetings to discuss items of common concern to our membership. These highly collaborative sessions are great ways for our […]. CTO News Elevate OODA Wickr

Better Scrum with Essence

scruminc

When over 50% of Scrum implementations fail to deliver on time, on budget, with happy customers according to Standish Group data, we need to find tools and techniques to help us improve the odds against this. Essence is the key to driving success! The Challenge.

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10 things you can learn about success from Warren Buffett

CEO Insider

Warren Buffett is known as the Oracle of Omaha for his uncanny ability to pick stocks, but he is far more than just a stock picker. He’s also one of the greatest managers in the world, as the success of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway has shown.

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Workshop: Is The Sprint Goal Optional In Scrum?

Scrum.org

Want to help your Scrum Team make sense of why Sprint Goals matter? And more importantly, how you can create more focus together? We’ve got your back with this tried-and-tested string of Liberating Structures. All you need to do is run it and off you go?—?without

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eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.