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MindMup Book Friday: Share your book tips, we’re giving away $100 on Amazon
We’ve seen people add book summaries on MindMup and we’d like to create a library. So map out your book tips – a summary of a book you read and liked recently, share it on twitter with a hashtag #bookfriday and we’ll randomly choose two people who participated to send…
The February Revolution
I was incredibly fortunate to pull off coordinating a meeting between a group of very passionate people in the emerging space of focusing software delivery on business outcomes in London this week. The room was full of people who have been spreading similar messages through conferences and books over the…
DBFit has a new owner/site
I’m happy to announce that the DBFit project is now passing to Jake Benilov, who will take it forward and finally release 2.0. DBFit has, despite my total lack of involvement over the last few years, continued to attract interest and there still is a community around it, so it’s…
Archive for March, 2009
Posted on March 17, 2009 | 1 CommentQCon London 2009 took place last week at the Queen Elisabeth II conference centre, reconfirming QCon’s place as the undisputed champion of IT conferences in the UK. With a really fantastic line-up of speakers and very strong technical content at the bleeding edge of software development today, the conference managed...
Posted on March 16, 2009 | 4 CommentsEvan Weaver from Twitter presented a talk on Twitter software upgrades, titled Improving running components as part of the Systems that never stop track at QCon London 2009 conference last Friday. The talk focused on several upgrades performed since last May, while Twitter was experiencing serious performance problems.
Posted on March 13, 2009 | 1 CommentThanks very much to everyone attending my talk “Messaging is not just for investment banks” today at QCon London 2009. I really hope that you enjoyed it and that it made you think harder on where to use what (especially the folks that raised their hands when I asked who...
Posted on March 12, 2009 | No CommentsHere’s the video from my Fitnesse.NET Tips and Tricks presentation at Skills Matter in mid February in London. During the talk, I demonstrate several techniques that help us implement FitNesse.NET tests very efficiently with little or no test specific code. You can find the source code and slides here.