Agile Software Development

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By: Evan Walczak

May 18th, 2016

Stride tech talk: DevOps

Languages, Tools, Frameworks | Stride Tech Talks

For our May Tech Talk, Stride CEO Debbie Madden chats DevOps with ReactiveOps Co-Founder and CEO Matt Rogish.

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By: Stride Staff

May 17th, 2016

4 Strategies to Sell Your Boss on Agile

Agile/XP

Agile is both the present and the future of software development. You know that as well as we do, so we won't bore you with the plethora of benefits that come with this development philosophy. But your boss does not, and might not be as quick to adopt an agile methodology as you hope. How do you convince them otherwise? Here are 5 strategies that can help to sell your boss on agile, depending on their management style.

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By: Stride Staff

May 12th, 2016

6 Terms You've Heard Developers Say, But are Too Embarrassed to Ask What They Mean

Agile/XP

  The presentation is starting, and you recognize one word out of the entire presentation: Hello. Software developers are throwing around words like it's their job (which it is), but you are completely lost. You've heard words like "agile," "scrum," and "sprint," but not used in terms of software development. More importantly, you're too embarrassed to stop the presentation and ask what the developers are talking about. 

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By: Debbie Madden

May 11th, 2016

Champagne Toast - To Life

Stride News

  "Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans." John Lennon September 6, 2015, I discovered a lump. It was Labor Day and I was having a nice long relaxing weekend right before the flurry of Fall started and we'd all be off to work and school. Little did I know, in that instant, I'd alter the course of my life forever.  In that instant, I added 'cancer patient' to my resume.

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The Enterprise Guide to Launch MVPs

You're 11 Steps Away From A Successful MVP.

Your enterprise shouldn't just think like a startup. Act like one. Get our MVP launch guide to fix your MVP launch today.

By: Evan Walczak

May 9th, 2016

Stride Client Intersection at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC

Stride News

  Stride client Intersection has been busy working with the New York City government on LinkNYC. They were at TechCrunch Disrupt today in Brooklyn and did an interview with TechCrunch's Jonathan Shieber.  Watch the interview on TechCrunch's website!

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By: Adam Trilling

May 5th, 2016

Test Driven Development: What To Test (And What Not To Test)

Agile/XP

When initially learning about test-driven development, it’s tempting to want to test everything using every kind of test. However, when building a valuable test suite, over-testing isn’t the best approach. This guide is primarily targeted at production applications with problematic test suites, as well as provide information that will be useful in all stages of development.

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By: Luna Lunapiena

May 2nd, 2016

7 Ways To Be A Healthy Programmer

Application Development

For whatever else we may love about it, programming can be one of the worst things for your health.  Developers face a myriad of physical and mental health challenges in today’s world.  Whether it’s wrist and back pain, migraines, eye strain, loss of motivation or trouble focusing - programming can be a pretty risky profession!

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By: Stride Staff

April 29th, 2016

6 Tips for Hiring your First Developers in a Startup Project

Hiring

Imagine this situation: You've got a great idea for a software product. Your rich uncle is bankrolling you, and you've got a tiny office. You can afford to hire two developers to get the project going. Pick the wrong ones, and you've got no product, no revenue, and a very unhappy uncle. How can you choose your developers so that this won't happen?

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