Articles Written by Bradley Jones

The Cost of Bugs

Software defects and bugs cost $60 billion a year in the US. Check out this infographic to get a few other statistics on the impact of defects in your applications.

The Future of C++

C++ is not dead, nor is it simply for low-level programming. C++ is positioned to do more than ever before.

Day One of Microsoft Build

The first keynote at Microsoft Build 2012 talked about Windows 8, Windows 8 devices and Windows Phone 8. I provide a high-level overview of some of what was covered.

Windows 8 has Launched. Now the Real Fun Begins!

Microsoft Windows 8 has officially launched. With 8,000 apps and tremendous hardware support, it is time to see if Microsoft will score a victory. If they do, will you share the ride by building apps, or are you going to sit back and watch?

6 Days Until Win 8: Goodbye Chrome and More

Microsoft spent years hammering into developers heads that you need to include certain things on your Windows applications and you need to perform certain actions. Now they want you to forget a quite a few of those "Windows standards" and replace them with new ones.

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  • Organizations are increasingly gravitating toward mobile-first application development as they assess the need to revamp their application portfolios to support touch computing and mobility. Consumerization has brought higher expectations for application usability along with the mobile devices themselves. Enterprises are increasingly shifting their new application acquisitions and development efforts toward mobile platforms. With this backdrop, it is natural to expect application platform vendors to invest in …

  • By now you've likely heard of Agile development and building products in small incremental pieces, so you can get real feedback along the way. In fact, you may even be considering using Agile on your next project. But where do you start? Agile can take a lot of forms, such as Scrum or Kanban. Each form has advantages and disadvantages, but both will help your team get the right feedback they need to build great products. Read this white paper to find out which one is right for you.

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