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dev.life – Interview with Casey Muratori

In dev.life, we chat with developers about their passion for programming: how they got into it, what they like to work on and how.

Today’s guest is Casey Muratori, Software Engineer at Molly Rocket. He’s the creator of Handmade Hero, an ongoing project to create a complete, professional-quality game without the use of engines or libraries, that’s accompanied by videos explaining every line of source code.

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The Abuse and Misuse of Test Automation - Interview with Alan Page

The Abuse and Misuse of Test Automation – Interview with Alan Page

We’ve interviewed Alan Page, author of ‘The “A” Word: Under the Covers of Test Automation’. We discuss the abuse and misuse of test automation, when to automate a test, the problems of GUI test automation as well as good test design factors.

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FogBugz Gets the Full Spa Treatment

With almost 15 years of trusty and reliable service, we decided it was time to pamper FogBugz a little. And what better way to do that than with a full spa treatment, otherwise known as a UI update.

We softened up the edges here and there and we updated our icon system too, making things easier on the eye. But most importantly, we made your content and your cases easier to read and skim through. Take a look at the refreshed FogBugz.

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dev.life – Interview with Michael Fogus

In dev.life, we chat with developers about their passion for programming: how they got into it, what they like to work on and how.

Today’s guest is Michael Fogus, Software Architect at Cognitect. He’s a contributor to Clojure and ClojureScript and author of ‘The Joy of Clojure’ as well as ‘Functional JavaScript’.

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Welcome Back, Project Groups!

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that we announce the long awaited arrival of Project Groups in FogBugz On Demand!

Project Groups are a way to organize your Projects together in FogBugz so that it’s easier to search and filter by multiple Projects at once. Read on for more details.

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How to Find, Hire, and Retain Developers - Interview with Cal Evans

How to Find, Hire, and Retain Developers – Interview with Cal Evans

We’ve interviewed Cal Evans, author of ‘Culture of Respect’, and we discuss how to find, hire, and retain Developers. He gives tips on where to find great developers, how to write job ads which appeal to them and how best to interview them. We also discuss ways to build a great team culture that can help startups and growing businesses compete with the big guys for talent.

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Remote Working at Zapier - Interview with Wade Foster

Remote Working Tips – Interview with Wade Foster

We’ve interviewed Wade Foster, CEO of Zapier and author of ‘The Ultimate Guide to Remote Work’. We discuss his experience with remote working and running a distributed company. We go into the tools, processes and hiring practices necessary to succeed with remote working, as well as some of the drawbacks and challenges that come along with it.

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How to Hire the Smartest Developers – Video Guide

It’s difficult to make the right hiring decisions. Of up most importance is a hiring process that allows you to spot the best candidates amongst your applicants. To help you, we’ve created a video series that takes you through the key steps in hiring the smartest programmers.

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Software Development Metrics - Interview with David Nicolette (1)

Software Development Metrics – Interview with David Nicolette

We’ve interviewed Dave Nicolette, a consultant specializing in improving software development and delivery methods and author of ‘Software Development Metrics’. We dive into what factors to consider when selecting metrics, examples of useful metrics for Waterfall and Agile development teams, as well as common mistakes in applying metrics.

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Getting Started with Iteration Planner for Agile and Sprint Planning in FogBugz

We recently released Iteration Planner. It unlocks the power of FogBugz as an Agile planning tool for software development. It’s a lightweight way to plan work and manage teams. Here are a few key details to help you get started with it.

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