Stap voor stap, telkens verder vooruit

André van Dalen

Woensdagavond keek ik weer met verwondering naar Zembla. Laat ik vooropstellen dat ik een aantal uitspraken tendentieus vind en iets te eenvoudig voorgesteld. De boodschap is echter duidelijk: grote miljoenen euro-verslindende IT-projecten die uiteindelijk niets opleveren. Ontwikkelaars zonder feeling met de wereld van hun gebruikers. Complexe systemen waar een jaar […]

What is REST?

Maarten Smeets

REST (Representational State Transfer) is a term often used in software engineering when talking about services or other API’s. A lot of these so-called RESTful services or interfaces are not RESTful at all. Even the author of REST gets frustrated by the common misuse; http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2008/rest-apis-must-be-hypertext-driven: “I am getting frustrated by the number of people […]

Agile software development, the principles. Principle 11: The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams.

Robbrecht van Amerongen

This is the eleventh of 12 posts about the principles of agile software development. Purpose is to go back to the start of the agile manifesto (http://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html) and discuss the implementation of the 12 principles in real life software engineering. Goals of agility are to go deliver software of higher […]

Agile software development, the principles. Principle 10: Simplicity -the art of maximizing the amount of work not done- is essential

This is the tenth of 12 posts about the principles of agile software development. Purpose is to go back to the start of the agile manifesto (http://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html) and discuss the implementation of the 12 principles in real life software engineering. Goals of agility are to go deliver software of higher […]