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Clean code proponent Andrew Wulf Making Testers Miserable: An Interview with Andrew Wulf

Andrew Wulf runs TheCodist blog, is the lead iOS programmer for Travelocity, and owns Idle Diversions—an iOS game company. In this interview with Noel Wurst, Wulf discusses his role as a coder to "make testers miserable," the need for clean code, and practicing agile before it was a term.

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Tony Surma, CTO of Microsoft Disaster Response Cracking the Code to Saving Lives: An Interview with Tony Surma
Podcast

Tony Surma, CTO of Microsoft Disaster Response, explains how developers, testers, and others are contributing to disaster relief mobile apps that will save lives on a global scale. Learn how you, too, can help by using your powers for this fantastic organization.

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Software tester and prolific author Jon Hagar The New Ways to Break Mobile and Embedded Software: An Interview with Jon Hagar

With more than thirty years of experience in software, Jon Hagar brings a wealth of knowledge to our community, and he shares a great amount of it in his new book, Software Test Attacks to Break Mobile and Embedded Devices. Jon sat down with us to discuss the true future of testing.

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Software development consultant Kevlin Henney Worse Is Better Revisited: An Interview with Kevlin Henney

Kevlin Henney believes that it's time to revisit the thinking behind "Worse is Better," which he does in this interview with Noel Wurst. Kevlin explains that by getting past the catchiness of the phrase, and really digging deep into its real meaning, there's a real sense of agile underneath.

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Ahmed Sidky also known as Dr Agile The Path to Organizational Agility: An Interview with Ahmed Sidky
Video

Ahmed Sidky explains that by looking at agile as a culture or way of life and not just a series of practices, organizations of any size can experience the benefits of agile company-wide. Learn how, by adopting some keystone habits, you can start "living the agile mindset."

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Better Software magazine editor Ken Whitaker An Interview with Better Software Magazine Editor Ken Whitaker

We'd like to introduce the newly appointed editor of Better Software magazine, Ken Whitaker. Ken has a long history in software and is a great addition to the team. If you're interested in writing for Better Software, drop Ken a line. His contact info can be found in this interview

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Raziel Tabib examines agile at the enterprise level Agile at the Enterprise Level: An Interview with Raziel Tabib
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HP Product Line Manager Raziel Tabib discusses the power of agile at the enterprise level. Raziel also discusses the connection between the quick rises in both agile and mobile application development and how lean plays a role in gradually moving to agile—by not abandoning everything from your past.
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Application lifecycle management expert Stefano Rizzo Leverage Social Media for Requirements Gathering: An Interview with Stefano Rizzo
Podcast

Stefano Rizzo introduces the idea of using social media to encourage customers to get involved in the requirements gathering process. Learn how by introducing something that your customers are already contributing towards, you can capture the mood behind their true wants and needs.

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Software programmer Iris Classon So You Want to Become a Developer? An Interview with Iris Classon
Video

Iris Classon explains her decision to become a software programmer and shares the amazing amount she was able to learn in a very short period of time. Learn how agility played an invaluable role in the process and how you, too, can achieve software success.

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Agile and lean software developer Cory Moy How to Hear Your Unhappy Code: An Interview with Cory Foy

Cory Foy uses more than a decade of experience with agile and lean development to help developers create cleaner code, and also be able to know—or "hear"—when their code is unhappy. In this interview, Cory shows why constantly learning and evolving your language skills is so important.

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