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101 Awesome Computer Programming Quotes [New Ebook]

Posted by on June 27th, 2012 at 2:13pm

Have you ever thought about how much software has changed the world in the last 30 years? I know that I am constantly affected by it in my daily life, as I am sure you are as well. To celebrate

6 Ways to Slice & Dice Software for Better Quality

Posted by on June 12th, 2012 at 2:10pm

We’ve already made the case for software quality, and we sure hope you’ve bought in. Still in a need of a little refresher on what is software quality? According to the IEEE, software quality is ‘the degree to which a

5 Popular ‘What People Think I Do’ Memes About Software Programming

Posted by on June 8th, 2012 at 2:05pm

It’s Friday or TGIF, as some call it. I am sure that you’re just counting the hours to the weekend at this point. Why not start your weekend earlier with some “What People Think I Do/What I Really Do” memes.

Software Quality – The Romantic and The Classicist

Posted by on June 4th, 2012 at 2:02pm

Some people think that Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (ZAMM) is rubbish; others think it is a life changing work with profound implications. I read the book eons ago but was reminded by my son that it is

Learn How to Test and Improve your ABAP Programming Skills

Posted by on May 29th, 2012 at 1:58pm

After 5 weeks of grueling intense class room training, covering 1000’s of pages of material and hundreds of labs, it’s now time for your ABAP certification exam. The anxiety leading up to this 3 hour do or die multiple choice

What Is Static Analysis? And Why Is It Important To Software Testing

Posted by on May 25th, 2012 at 1:54pm

If you’ve been in the software development world in the past 10 years, you’ve know how“newsworthy” the issue of software testing has become. You have also probably come across the term “Static Analysis”, also called static code analysis in relation

8 Must-Have Characteristics for Writing Quality Code

Posted by on May 18th, 2012 at 6:42am

Have you ever asked yourself what makes code great? It is not an easy question to answer as every programmer seems to have a different answer. I always like to take a step back when answering a question like this

How Development Methodology Actually Affects Software Quality

Posted by on May 15th, 2012 at 6:37am

For as long as we’ve had programmable computers, people have been struggling with the problem of effectively developing software to utilize them. And as our computers have increased in capability, the problem of making effective use of them seems to

3 Reasons Why Testing Earlier In Development Builds Quality Software

Posted by on May 7th, 2012 at 6:30am

Software testing has come a long in the past ten years, but with all the testing that organizations do, 2012 has already have seen some colossal IT failures. Ask yourself, why is this still happening? I propose that some of

In Pursuit Of Quality Code – How To Measure Cyclomatic Complexity

Posted by on April 27th, 2012 at 6:26am

Cyclomatic Complexity is an underused, but powerful metric for assessing the complexity of a block of code – typically a method, function or procedure, depending on the development platform. Cyclomatic complexity can be loosely described as the number of different