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Inside Android Development: An Interview with Ken Kousen[interview]
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In this interview, Ken Kousen of Kousen IT, Inc. talks about all things Android development and his upcoming presentation at Mobile Dev+Test. Kousen covers the present and future state of Android development, the skills needed to be successful, and the advantages Anrdoid has over rival Apple.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
Motivating Teams In a Self-Organizing Environment[magazine]

A key characteristic of agile is that a team self-organizes to best fit the workload. This, according to Maria Matarelli, can be more difficult than the more traditional approach of a project manager simply telling the team what to do.

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The Ethics of a Testing Job Interview[article]

When conducting a testing job interview, of course you want to ask questions to be sure the candidate has the skills necessary for the position. But what sorts of questions go too far? Is it ethical to ask a candidate to solve an actual problem your company is experiencing—even if you don't end up hiring him? This article explores some moral gray areas.

Jeremy Carey-Dressler's picture Jeremy Carey-Dressler
Designing Android Apps: An Interview with Luke Wallace[interview]

In this interview, Luke Wallace of Bottle Rocket talks about his upcoming presentation at Mobile Dev+Test, how design principles affect the user experience of an Android app, the role of continuous integration in the development of Android applications, and even talks about his first apps.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
Quality Assurance Is a Process, Not a Department[magazine]

QA is often considered that lonely department of testers whose job is to find defects before the customer does. It's not always glamorous, but QA deserves to be recognized as a key cog in the testing  machine. To achieve business goals, it is Susan Bradley's view that the QA process needs to be embraced throughout the entire software development lifecycle.

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