Setting Targets, Hitting Targets: Delivering on Time

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Bob Hughes is an editor and co-author, who handles project management for IT projects in the telecommunications, energy and local government sectors. He is an academic at the University of Brighton where he gained a PhD in software measurement. How, over time, do your bosses (and/or clients) rate you as a project leader? What influences… Read more »

Smart-er Watches

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Martin ‘MC’ Brown is the author and contributor to over 26 books covering an array of topics, including the recently published Getting Started with CouchDB. His expertise spans myriad development languages and platforms Perl, Python, Java, JavaScript, Basic, Pascal, Modula-2, C, C++, Rebol, Gawk, Shellscript, Windows, Solaris, Linux, BeOS, Microsoft WP, Mac OS and more…. Read more »

Tracking Web Performance with WebPagetest

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Tom Barker is a software engineer, an engineering manager, a professor and an author. Currently he is Director of Software Engineering and Development at Comcast, and an Adjunct Professor at Philadelphia University. He has authored Pro JavaScript Performance: Monitoring and Visualization, Pro Data Visualization with R and JavaScript, and Technical Management: A Primer, and can… Read more »

Get Your Hands Dirty Refactoring in AngularJS

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A guest post by Christopher Hiller, the author of Developing an AngularJS Edge and a Software Architect for Decipher, Inc. He enjoys gaming, coding, and gleaming the cube. He can be reached on GitHub or as @misterhiller on Twitter. Before we get started on refactoring in AngularJS, I want to make sure you’ve seen the… Read more »

Implementing Pie Charts in R

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Tom Barker is a software engineer, an engineering manager, a professor and an author. Currently he is Director of Software Engineering and Development at Comcast, and an Adjunct Professor at Philadelphia University. He has authored Pro JavaScript Performance: Monitoring and Visualization, Pro Data Visualization with R and JavaScript, and Technical Management: A Primer, and can… Read more »

Homebrew Packages for the Developer

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Shannon Appelcline is a versatile author and programmer who currently works as the lead iOS developer for Skotos Tech, an online entertainment company. In the past two years, he’s written seven iOS games for them, all based on tabletop releases by popular German designers. The first of these was Reiner Knizia’s Money (2010)—which has also… Read more »

Product Quality: The Project Leader’s Key Concern

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A guest post by Bob Hughes, editor and co-author, handles project management for IT projects in the telecommunications, energy and local government sectors. He is an academic at the University of Brighton where he gained a PhD in software measurement. Previously, in the Your Project Will Be a Success If… post I explained that the… Read more »

Writing Tests and Stomping Bugs in AngularJS

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A guest post by Christopher Hiller, the author of Developing an AngularJS Edge and a Software Architect for Decipher, Inc. He enjoys gaming, coding, and gleaming the cube. He can be reached on GitHub or as @misterhiller on Twitter. If you haven’t read my previous post on modularization, you might want to take a look,… Read more »

Mastering Parallel Coordinate Charts in R

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A guest post by Tom Barker, a software engineer, an engineering manager, a professor and an author. Currently he is Director of Software Engineering and Development at Comcast, and an Adjunct Professor at Philadelphia University. He has authored Pro JavaScript Performance: Monitoring and Visualization, Pro Data Visualization with R and JavaScript, and Technical Management: A… Read more »

Using ESlint Plugins for Node.js App Security

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A guest post by Adam Baldwin, the Chief Security officer at &yet and the Team Lead at ^Lift Security, where they help teams build more secure Node.js applications through assessments, consulting and education. Adam can be reached at @adam_baldwin. As part of our code quality efforts at &yet, we require that developers lint their code…. Read more »