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*** Linkopedia ***

Software Linkopedia March 2012

Web site: Agile Adoption Test

Blog: Splitting user stories: the hamburger method

Blog: ScrumMaster Tales The Team Gets Bottlenecked

Article: Getting Started with Selenium 2

Article: From Project Manager to ScrumMaster

Article: Speeding Up Java Test Code

Article: Designing an HBase Application

Tools: Windowtester GUI Testing framework

Tools: Janky Continuous integration server

Video: Does Pair Programming Have to Suck?

Video: Agile Metrics for Collaboration

Video: Java Behavior-Driven Development with JBehave

Video: A .NET Developer View of Windows 8

Video: Women in Software Development

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Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that human can understand

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*** Conferences ***

Agile ALM Connect, March 26-29 2012, Reston, USA

STAREAST Software Testing Analysis and Review Conference, April 15-20 2012, Orlando, USA

Scandinavian Developer Conference, 16-17 April, Gothenburg, Sweden

ESE Conference, April 24-25 2012, Zurich, Switzerland

Future Insights Live, April 30 - May 4 2012, Las Vegas, USA

Android DevCon III, May 14-17 2012, San Francisco, USA

Gartner PPM and IT Governance Summit, 21-23 May 2012, National Harbor, USA

GOTO Amsterdam, May 24-26 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Software Systems Best Practices Conference, June 18-21 2012, Anaheim, USA

JAZOON'12, June 26-28 2012, Zurich, Switzerland

Scrum Days 2012, July 5-6 2012, Walldorf, Germany

SPTechCon, July 22-25 2012, Boston, USA

Agile 2012, August 13-17 2012, Dallas, Texas

The Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference (PNSQC), October 8-10 2012, Portland, USA

WPDevCon October 22-24 2012, San Francisco, USA

Topconf Tallinn, November 1-2 2012, Tallinn, Estonia

Android DevCon IV, December 4-7 2012, San Francisco, USA

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* The Most Popular Collaborative Models for Requirements
* MVP Foundations for Your GWT Application
* Just Enough Architecture: The Risk-Driven Model
* Testing ASP.NET
* Evaluation of Open Source Components
* Acceptance Testing in Scrum
* Knowledge Management in the Software Industry
* DSDM Methods
* Mikado Method
* TestNG
* CUBRID
* Scala Build
* Guarana
* Robotium
* Mockito
* Jmeter Plugin

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