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Unit Testing Best Practices: 7 Ways to Improve Your Tests

Unit tests may be helpful, but they’re also another piece of code that must be maintained and taken care of. They can become a mess just like production code can. If you want to improve your tests and avoid such a situation, check out NCrunch’s blog and read some tips from Peter Morlin.

APM FAQ for the C-Suite: Your Questions Answered

An often hidden cost in software development is the effort it takes for a team to debug and fix issues. As an executive, you probably want to see your features hit the market fast and hard. But if you’re ever wondering if the developers are doing their jobs, you may have some questions and want some answers. Well, Mark Henke can help you with this on Raygun‘s blog.

Software Documentation: What You Need to Document and How

Software documentation is all about bringing clarity into a code baseline. It provides clues to clarify the meaning of certain code structures. In an article written by Vlad Georgescu, SubMain’s blog explores what information to document and how to do it.

How to Troubleshoot Ruby Applications

Troubleshooting is a critical skill for developers and DevOps. As our software grows more sophisticated, our problems do too. So if you want to find out more, head over to Stackify’s blog where Eric Goebelbecker explains how to troubleshoot Ruby applications.

Software Development Life Cycle: Making Sense of the Different Methodologies

Some of you may be surprised to hear that there’s more to the SDLC than just waterfall, agile, and DevOps. Yes, as Sylvia Fronczak states in this post, it’s true! Since it’s valuable to understand them and know what advantages and disadvantages exist for each, head over to Plutora‘s blog to read more.

Scalyr’s blog has covered a lot of bases in their “getting started quickly” posts. In addition to JavaScript and Node.js, they’ve created guides for C#JavaPython, and more. But what about logging from a Meteor point of view? Take a look at what Sylvia Fronczak has to say about that.