April, 2021

Software infrastructure 2.0: a wishlist

Erik Bernhardsson

Software infrastructure (by which I include everything ending with *aaS, or anything remotely similar to it) is an exciting field, in particular because (despite what the neo-luddites may say) it keeps getting better every year! I love working with something that moves so quickly.

Shells Review – Best Personal Cloud Computer

The Crazy Programmer

Cloud technology is the new normal for tech-savvy people who consider themselves Digital Nomads. With the rise in a shift towards cloud technology, especially IT people, have changed the way they work.

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Bitemporal History

Martin Fowler

It's often necessary to access the historical values of some property. But sometimes this history itself needs to be modified in response to retroactive updates.

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Recruiting Software Developers – Coding Tests

Henrik Warne

For the past few months, I have been interviewing with several companies. In all cases, one or more coding tests were included. I have also been on the interviewing side, evaluating a coding test. Here are my thoughts on the process. Are coding tests needed?

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Escaping the Death Spiral of Your Agile Transformation

Agile Alliance

This entry was written as part of the Supporting Agile Adoption program, an Agile Alliance initiative dedicated to supporting organizations and their people become more Agile. Almost all of us have seen Agile transformations being disrupted by external factors.

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Secure Deployment: 10 Pointers on Secrets Management

Xebia

In a previous blog we talked about secure deployment. Secrets management is an important part of that. So what does that mean? In this blog we’ll give some pointers on how to do secrets management well in the perspective of a secure deployment.

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Detect and Remove Loop in a Linked List

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we will look at an interesting problem related to Linked List. ‘Given a Single Linked List, Remove Loop if there exists any’ We will look at different ways to solve this problem and analyze the complexities of our approach.

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PO Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Product Owner Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement. If you are looking to fill a position for a Product Owner in your organization, you may find the following 71 interview questions useful to identify the right candidate.

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More Good Programming Quotes, Part 5

Henrik Warne

Here are more good programming quotes I have found since my last post. Programming. “It has been said that the great scientific disciplines are examples of giants standing on the shoulders of other giants.

Achieve Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Survival of the fittest is linked not to size or strength, but to the ability to change, adapt, and seize opportunities. Factories are increasingly being relied upon to handle more complex operations to serve a broader range of products. To perform this effectively, smart manufacturing is key.

Parallel Juggling while Coaching Multiple Teams

Agile Alliance

Ethereum Popularity on YouTube Surpasses Bitcoin

CTOvision

According to a recent report by Total Processing, Ethereum (ETH) is the most-watched cryptocurrency on YouTube. The top altcoin has clocked over 231 million views, even more than Bitcoin. In contrast, Bitcoin has a little under 200 million views.

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Sustainable change requires architecture of technology and organization

Xebia

A desire to improve. Each organization I have met is searching for new ways to do better. A higher quality of their product. Optimize their process to deliver software quicker. A caveat however is that organizations are typically focused on technology. Learning new skills, introducing new tools.

What is Multiprogramming Operating System

The Crazy Programmer

In the present computer, many parallel application processes are required to execute to run the system. This is now the function of the OS to control & control all the processes efficiently and effectively which is conversely the paramount function of the operating system.

Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

What is Organizational Agility, Really?

Scrum.org

So what is organizational agility? Have you ever noticed people keep talking about things, but they've not aligned with what their words mean? I have seen agility measured as the number of "agile teams" and the "number of training attendees" more often than I like to admit. .

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11 Open Source DevOps Tools We Love For 2021

DevOps.com

DevOps isn’t just a cultural shift — it requires great tools to come to fruition. Below, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the most well-loved DevOps tools available today. But, throwing loads of money into fancy SaaS solutions can quickly gobble up the cloud budget.

Advancing Your Agile Career Through Speaking

Agile Alliance

We are still accepting speakers for Agile2021, but time is running out! Please see our submissions page to learn how you can become a speaker.

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Ethereum price prediction: what is the outlook for the second-largest crypto in 2021 and beyond?

CTOvision

Read Nicole Willing’s predictions for Ethereum for 2021 and beyond on Capital : The ETH price briefly touched $2,000 (£1,500, ?1,680) 1,680) in February’s cryptocurrency rally and has moved back above that level in April, gaining 183.2% so far this year.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

NAME:WRECK: Nine DNS Vulnerabilities Found in Four Open Source TCP/IP Stacks

Tenable

Nine new DNS-related vulnerabilities have been identified across TCP/IP stacks embedded in millions of devices. Background. On April 13, 2021, researchers at Forescout and JSOF published a report called NAME:WRECK.

What are the Benefits of Custom Web Design for Your Business?

The Crazy Programmer

Currently, the internet is hugely popular around the globe, and an individual can hardly think about a life without the internet. The solution to each problem is found on the internet today.

The Coaching Conversation Canvas

Scrum.org

One of the most often used skills and stances in the daily life of a Scrum Master probably is coaching. I'm talking coaching as in the definition of e.g. the Agile Coaching Institute .

7 Popular Open Source CI/CD Tools

DevOps.com

DevOps is a software development strategy that incorporates agile practices for fast, efficient product creation and release. It focuses on integration of development and operations teams, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) and automation of tasks and processes.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Upcoming Agile Community Events in April, May, and June

Agile Alliance

While we’re all really excited about the big events on the horizon, I want to give a quick shout out to some upcoming Agile community events which are sponsored by Agile Alliance. Community is what we do. APRIL April 22: If you’re looking for ideas about how to find a new job or … Continued.

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Avalanche (AVAX) integrates with The Graph (GRT)

CTOvision

Decentralized smart contracts platform, Avalanche, has integrated with The Graph to expand querying and indexing on the platform.

Detect CSS Overflow Elements

David Walsh

Every once in a while you encounter a CSS annoyance that takes some cleverness to discover. One such case rears its ugly head in unwanted and unexpected scrollbars.

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How to Calculate Running Time of an Algorithm?

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we will learn how to deduce and calculate the Running Time of an Algorithm. Also, we will see how to analyze the Time Complexity of the Algorithm. This is very useful when it comes to analyzing the efficiency of our solution.

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Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

3 Wide-Spread Scrum Master Failures in 5:31 Minutes

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Three Wide-Spread Scrum Master Failures. There are plenty of Scrum Masters failures. Given that Scrum is a framework with a precise and concise yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.

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Survey Shows Mounting DevOps Frustration and Costs

DevOps.com

A survey of 400 developers and DevOps team members in the U.S. and Europe found, on average, 15 hours a week are being spent managing tasks such as debugging pipelines and waiting for tests and builds to complete.

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Agile in Color Q1 2021 Update

Agile Alliance

Q1 2021 has been a busy quarter for the Agile in Color initiative with Agile Alliance.

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