Agile methodology has been around for a while and has proven its worth in various situations. That being said, there have been instances in which it hasn’t been as successful. This has lead to people questioning the suitability of agile and more specifically, its manifesto. As a result, a call has gone out to revise the values and principles on which agile is based.
There are many factors that set the tone for developing software applications, but none more than APIs. APIs (Application Programming Interface) literally handles all input, operations and underlying types of an application. Needless to say, that’s a substantial responsibility, but API are up to the challenge. Is it any wonder that developers have taken up an API-centric focus when developing? But what exactly is API driven development? Let’s take a look at some
Open source is leading the way in development. For those of us who have been using open-source tools, this comes as no surprise. We've known about the benefits of open source for years. However, there are still enterprises and people in general who are taking note of everything open source has to offer and how it's already integrated into many of today's development trends.
When it comes to outsourcing projects, there are multiple strategies that can be taken, staff augmentation and project-based engagements being some of the most common. While both routes share a final objective, there has been some confusion as to the extent to which each goes as well as their differences. Such distinctions are significant and shouldn’t be overlooked. Let’s take a look at some things you can anticipate from both strategies.