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Last Software Development Articles Published by Methods & Tools

* Knowing Where to Start Cleaning Your Code
Learn how you can use code churn, a measure that indicates the amount of change that takes place in a particular area of code during programming, to determine where you should clean your code and use a refactoring approach.
* Measuring And Increasing Team Alignment
Learn how to build extraordinary teams and organizations with alignment among team members to ensure consistently high performance and successful projects.
* Cypress.io - Open Source Cross-Platform End-to-End Test Runner
Cypress.io is an open source cross-platform end-to-end test runner for anything that runs in a browser. Its architecture is unique wherein the tests run alongside the application inside the browser, which allows the tests to closely control and observe the application.
* Running Scaled Retrospectives
A scaled retrospective is meeting where multiple Agile teams come together to identify critical organizational improvements and create a viable method for delivering and tracking them to completion. Performed in addition of traditional retrospectives, they aim to address the needs of teams working together or of the organization as a whole.
* Archi - Open Source Enterprise and Software Architecture Modeling
Archi is a free open source modeling tool to create business, IT and software architecture models using the ArchiMate modeling language. This language is an open and independent enterprise architecture standard that supports the description, analysis and visualization of architecture within and across business domains.
* ER/Builder - Free Database Modeling & Schema Generation
ER/Builder is a free visual tool for database modeling and schema generation using an entity relationship (ER) approach. It offers also a reverse engineering feature for some databases. The currently supported databases are Oracle, SQLServer, PostgreSQL, MySQL,MariaDB, Interbase and Firebird.
* Dockerize your Tests and Selenium Test Environment
Learn how to setup an isolated Selenium testing environment based on specific technology to run software tests using the Docker container platform.
* Performance Testing and Agile
With the advent of DevOps, there is an increasing trend of projects trying to adopt Agile model for their delivery. This article aims at performing a critical analysis of Agile performance testing and tries to answer the question: How Agile performance testing can fit into the current software delivery world?
* What We Learned From Our First Blockchain Software Project
This article presents the lessons learned for a first blockchain software development project built with the Ethereum open source blockchain platform.
* Green Coffee - Running Gherkin Tests for Android
Green Coffee is an open source library that allows you to run acceptance tests written in Gherkin in your Android instrumentation tests. This allows to apply a Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) approach and Agile testing to mobile software development.