Software testing is what divides good developers from great ones. Join me, the James’s and David as we talk about some of our favorite test strategies, including TDD, in the first of what I’m sure will be many conversations about testing.
In this episode of Devs Talking, the James’s and I discuss application containers in general, and deep dive into Docker. We discuss the basic concepts of containers and talk about pros and cons in the context of our own experience with Docker.
Accepting change is hard. Getting other people to change is even harder. The hardest thing of all is lasting change. Often, transformation efforts last only as long as the change agents are around; teams revert back to their old behaviors when they leave. This has a lot to do with confidence and buy-in. Change is usually rushed, and forced by “experts” who use phrases like “trust me” or “this is industry standard”. With a rushed process, it is easy for people to resist change, thinking that the change does not apply to their culture, problem or domain. But with some extra time, commitment, relationship building and empathy, lasting change is possible.