February 19, 2013

BDD and Automated Acceptance Testing for Java Web Apps: A Primer

Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is an approach in which we build up our understanding of user requirements using concrete examples of the application’s expected behavior. Through ongoing conversations between business stakeholders and team members, we explore the capabilities and behavior that the stakeholders need. We propose features that the system

Survey Reveals Interest in Windows Phone, BlackBerry

Despite the fact that Windows Phone and BlackBerry account for very small slices of the mobile market, a new survey reveals that mobile developers are still somewhat interested in both platforms. VisionMobile’s “Developer Economics 2013” study found that 47 percent of mobile development professional surveyed plan to build Windows Phone

6 Ways Cloud Development is Changing Enterprises

According to Bart Copeland, CEO of ActiveState, cloud computing, specifically private and hybrid platform as a service (PaaS), is poised to shake up enterprise application development. He predicts six changes will occur before 2015: “Mobile apps will drive enterprise cloud and private PaaS adoption.” “Private clouds will dominate the enterprise