Transforming the experience of QA work

As an avid tester, Kristel Kruustük found that many crowdsourcing test platforms didn’t incentivize testers to dig deep into products for the real issues. What’s worse is there was no teamwork or collaboration between other testers. Testers didn’t care about the products, it was all a competition, and they weren’t producing quality results. That’s why … continue reading

Industry Spotlight: Delivering a flawless application

Creating a flawless application that pleases all customers is much more complicated than traditional software, said Antoine Aymer, a mobile technologist at HPE. This is because the concept of user experience (UX) goes beyond a clean user interface and design. Organizations need to address expectations of the user, like how usable is the application and … continue reading

How to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation

Coming into force on May 25, 2018 is the long-awaited European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will change how businesses handle data on their customers and employees. In this ever-evolving world of data privacy, it’s important for companies to not only gain a strong understanding of GDPR, but understand where their data is located … continue reading

The rise of the Progressive Web App

Developer advocate at Google, Pete LePage, gave a talk at the Velocity conference in NYC last year, and he said that today, the mobile web should be three things:  reliable, fast and engaging. This remains true today, since users expect their web browser to work fast every time. It is why almost half of web … continue reading

User experience remains front and center for web application developers

In baseball, it’s three strikes and you’re out. In this age of app fatigue and digital transformations, the rules of America’s favorite pastime don’t apply to web application development. For most brands and enterprises, they have seconds to delight a user or they are skipping out of the ball park and onto the next competitor. … continue reading

How to formalize customer research for continuous delivery in the enterprise

In the user experience research space, teams learn how to work in an Agile flow, how to collaborate “across the wall,” and how to stay a cycle ahead of the development teams to ensure they are creating the best possible experience for users. But what happens when the team moves to continuous delivery? In CD, everything … continue reading

C++17 formally approved

C++17 was patiently awaiting the final stages of formal ISO approval and publication. The committee first announced the C++17 standard was complete in April 2017, and now, the last major ballot was completed, according to Herb Sutter, an experienced software development leader, on his blog. The C++17 DIS ballot came back with 100% approval, which means … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Equifax cybersecurity incident, Filecoin ICO, and Vagrant 2.0

Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. According to the company, “criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files.” As of now, the company has no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. “This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and one … continue reading

SD Times GitHub project of the week: Yarn 1.0

The team behind Yarn, an open-source, fast and secure alternative npm client, announced the 1.0 release of the JavaScript package manager, which is a major step for the project. In the 11 month since its initial release in 2016 has generated more than 175,000 projects on GitHub, and it’s responsible for nearly three billion package downloads per month. … continue reading

AnsibleFest: Red Hat announces Ansible Engine, new Ansible innovations for the enterprise

Ansible is quickly becoming one of the world’s most popular open source IT automation technologies, with nearly 3,000 unique contributors and more than 32,000 commits to the upstream Ansible project. At Red Hat’s AnsibleFest in San Franscisco, the company announced several new Ansible innovations aimed at enterprise customers that want to utilize Ansible and continue … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Atlassian Stride, Apache Struts 2.5.13, and GitLab Issues Connector for Tasktop

Several companies have tried competing with Slack’s communication platform, and now Atlassian has entered the game with Stride, a complete team communication solution that aims to redefine how people work together. One of the things that Stride does differently is it uses Actions and Decisions to solve chatting dilemmas. Teams can isolate important outcomes by … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Linux kernel 4.13, OCF and OMA team up for IoT, and TypeScript 2.5

The Linux 4.13 kernel series was made official over the Labor Day weekend, and it urges all Linux users to start migrating to this version as soon as possible, especially since there are numerous improvements and support for hardware with this release. Linux 4.13 includes Intel’s Cannon Lake and Coffee Lake CPUs, support for non-blocking … continue reading

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