Software performance testing is vital for determining how a system will perform under various loads and conditions. Performance testing does not seek to identify defects or bugs but instead measures performance in relation to benchmarks and standards. It helps developers identify and diagnose bottlenecks. Once bottlenecks are identified and mitigated, it’s possible to increase performance. […]
Now that we know the concepts behind GitHub and Git, it’s time to have fun. Part 2 of our two-part series.
GitHub is more than just a programmer’s tool. If you want to collaborate on anything, you should give it a try. Part 1 of a two-part look at getting started with GitHub.
It’s about so much more than giving code away.
With a little help from Amazon.
Artificial intelligence is topping headlines. Whether it’s self-driving cars or Alexa storing your grocery preferences, it seems that AI is finding its way in to just about everything these days, and the implications for daily life and work over the next decade are likely to be significant. Many jobs are at risk for disruption, and […]
Imagine you go to a bookstore, and you notice and exciting cover. You pick the book, read the summary at the back, and the rave reviews. The plot seems intriguing enough, but when you check for the writer, it says “ by AI-something.” Would you buy the book, or would you think that was a […]
It’s tricky, but worth it, to think about the pixels.
With the recent trends towards automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence as it appears that just the application of AI can not transform the enterprise computing as now, it has the power to change project management as well. A well-known core concept with AI systems is that their predictions are only as amazing as their […]
So continuous delivery may live.
VMWare describes the shift to the cloud as the most significant shift in enterprise architecture of the decade and that 500 million new apps will be launched in the next five years. Thanks to containers, compute costs are falling by 50%, and resources can be provisioned 450X faster. With Kubernetes going mainstream — a wave […]
There’s a fine line between tossing something together to learn and releasing a product that’s not ready.
Growing and maturing a company are two different operations, yet they share a common goal: to stay in business for the long run. As the number of new companies multiplies all over the globe, competition grows fierce. Surviving the digital age in a sea of competitors requires thoughtful preparedness and agility. What we want to […]
Tips for getting your open source contributions approved with aplomb.
One of the most significant common challenges shared by IT executives everywhere is legacy software. Here’s what to do about it. A survey in the 2019 State of IT Report found that 64 percent of companies listed need to upgrade outdated IT infrastructure. Here are some mistakes that can derail a legacy software conversion. Businesses list […]
As a programmer, large amounts of your productive time, you are working on your own. Doing research, testing potential solutions until you piece the product together to a point you are happy with your work. Then you start the process of debugging and optimizing. For this reason, many software development companies now offer programmers the […]
Creating a product that solves customers’ problems is not just a matter of intuition, expertise, or brainstorming. Often, marketers get so overly confident in their knowledge of the market. A marketer may believe that there’s always the option to look at the state of things. Instead of imagining what the options might be, sales and […]
In software development, the amount of time invested in software testing directly correlates to the success of a finished product. That being said, no one can afford to test a product endlessly when the priority is getting it to market. Techniques like unit testing have helped to streamline how software developers critique their creations, but these […]
The boring work of testing is critical.
When people think about the technology at Starbucks, free Wi-Fi, the loyalty program, mobile payments, or remote ordering usually come to mind. But it all started in a far less sexy way. Here’s why your company’s tech transformation starts with the backend. Most major technology overhauls start with a company’s backend—the tech running behind the […]
Don’t believe everything you hear.
There’s opportunity—if you ditch old-fashioned advertising approaches.
With a little help from Amazon.
The similarities—and key differences—between apps for companies and consumers.
Large business partners, not app makers, were the focus.
Is it being too cautious in sharing its API?
The spirit of the Wii lives on.
Increasingly, apps aren’t functioning as their own island.
Launching in 3… 2… 1…
Developer weighs in on Apple’s rejection of his scale app.
Turns out, bootcamps really can boost incomes.
TL;DR: The social network wants to make life easier for developers.
How delivering software updates a little at a time can benefit your business.
Developers love Fastlane … and Twitter loves developers, again.
Can YouTube finally find a profit?
CEO Jack Dorsey promises “transparency.”
And the conversation is the interface.
App makers beware.
Software coders are creating more by building less.
The challenge of serving up spherical video at 50Mbps.