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The 3 daily Scrum questions
The 2020 Scrum Guide removed all references to the three daily Scrum questions, but does that mean you shouldn't ask them anymore?
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Why Java in 2023?
Has there ever been a better time to be a Java programmer? From new Spring releases to active JUGs, the Java platform is experiencing a renaissance.
How developers can avoid remote work scams
Software developers can find good remote programming jobs, but some job offers are too good to be true. Follow these tips to spot remote job scams.
Who should be the product owner in Scrum?
Who should be the Scrum product owner and how does an organization choose the right person for that job? It's not an easy decision, but it's a critical one for all Scrum projects.
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How to use the Google Chrome color picker extensionCameron McKenzie 20 Mar 2023
Want to select a color from an image on a webpage? Or an HTML element? Here's how to use the Google Chrome color picker extension that comes packaged as part ...
Critical Java JVM options and parametersCameron McKenzie 19 Mar 2023
The easiest way to optimize your Java runtime is to supply correct JVM options and parameters. In honor of the Java 21 release, we will examine the 21 most ...
Daily Scrum vs standup meetings: What's the difference?Darcy DeClute 18 Mar 2023
Other than being an ablest term that discriminates against people who can't stand, there are many differences between a standup meeting and the daily Scrum. ...
Who is required to attend the Daily Scrum?Darcy DeClute 10 Mar 2023
The Scrum Master is not required to attend the Daily Scrum. Neither is the Product Owner. Here's why only the developers are required to attend the Daily Scrum.
long to String in JavaCameron McKenzie 08 Mar 2023
The easiest way to convert from a long to a String in Java is to add the long to an empty set of double quotes with the plus operator. If that's not good ...
String to long in JavaCameron McKenzie 07 Mar 2023
The one correct way to convert a String to long in Java is with the parseLong method of the wrapper class. The constructor conversion approach is deprecated! ...
Advantages of JavaCameron McKenzie 06 Mar 2023
There are almost too many advantages of Java to list, but this top 10 list covers the key Java advantages driving the ongoing adoption of the JDK and the JVM.
Java double decimal precisionCameron McKenzie 05 Mar 2023
The precision of a double in Java is 324 decimal places. But the Java double isn't always as precise as you think it should be. Sometimes even simple, two ...
Real world Java applicationsCameron McKenzie 04 Mar 2023
Java runs on over 4 billion devices. That means Java applications of importance run on systems all over the world. Here are the top 10 applications of Java ...
Disadvantages of JavaCameron McKenzie 04 Mar 2023
The benefits of the Java language and platform abound, but there are disadvantages to Java as well. Here we examine the top Java disadvantages and evaluate how...