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All About API Testing: An Interview with Jonathan Cooper[interview]

In this interview, Jonathan Cooper, a principal quality engineer for the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud, sits down to talk about various aspects of API testing, the difference between SMS and push notification, and why he is a proponent of the context-driven methodology of software testing.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
Has DevOps Gone Off the Rails?[article]

DevOps is evolving with some potentially very harmful choices embedded in it. Among these are poor adoption of sound computer science, little thought to the maintainability of DevOps code, and choices of tools based solely on productivity without concern for maintainability. Will this cause DevOps to fail to live up to its potential?

Clifford Berg's picture Clifford Berg
How Can You Get More Effective with DevOps?[magazine]

By emphasizing better communication and collaboration between software development and IT, this article explores ways to establish trust by focusing on customer value. For example, Manoj Khanna suggests continuous integration and validation as techniques that helps build that trust.

Manoj Khanna's picture Manoj Khanna
Quick, Before We Release[magazine]

Matt Heusser presents ten key factors to establish a team cadence—the time between running tests and getting a product into production. The shorter the cadence, the less time spent in test/fix/retest land, and the more time spent working on new features.

Matt Heusser's picture Matt Heusser
Moving IT Operations into Fire Prevention Mode[article]

Continuing to manage highly complex IT environments in a reactive mode leaves IT specialists vulnerable, when really they need to understand the actual causes and effects of what’s happening among the many technologies in use across the enterprise. Instead of constantly fighting fires, IT operations teams should aim to prevent the fires from starting.

Sasha Gilenson's picture Sasha Gilenson

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