Topic: best practices

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Pantheon Heroes

WebOps for Drupal and WordPress provider Pantheon has launched a new online program, called Pantheon Heroes Community,  “dedicated to contributing to the greater good of the open web.” The Heroes Community is meant to bring developers together with content and best practices for Drupal and WordPress. The content will be curated by a range of … continue reading

Industry Watch: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective DevOps

I recently moderated a webinar in which Sam Guckenheimer, a Microsoft product owner and group product planner, discussed their development journey to DevOps. It was a “lessons learned” presentation that any company looking to benefit from DevOps can use. To sum it up: The first decade of doing agile development uncovered some key areas. First, … continue reading

Google’s Top 5 online security practices from experts and users

Google security researchers say “non-expert” Web users overlook software updates—the “seatbelts of online security” as a best practice, along with other misconceptions about safe Web habits. Google researchers have published the results of two surveys, one with 231 security experts and another with 294 Web users, asking respondents what practices they took to keep their … continue reading

Guest View: Learning from Goldilocks and the Three Bears

We all remember “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”: the timeless fairy tale in which a little girl stumbles upon the home of three bears while they’re gone. She proceeds to try bowls of porridge, chairs and beds—experiencing too hot, too cold, too lumpy and too soft—until she finds the taste and fit that’s “just right.” … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Measure twice, scoop once

Measuring progress is important, because how do you know what to fix if you don’t know how you’re doing? … continue reading Protection Status