The October digital issue of BZ Media’s SD Times is ready for your reading pleasure. This issue’s cover story, “The Great Testing Rift,” takes a look at the debate over creating a unified set of standard practices for software testing, with ISO 29119 at the center of it all.
• Competing for the Internet of Things: With more devices, automotive applications and appliances connecting to the Internet, organizations are racing to create standards for communication between all things. Online editor Christina Mulligan looks at the competing efforts.
• Companies to Watch 2015: Once again, the editors of SD Times have turned a light on startups and newer companies that are filling the gaps between old and new technologies with innovative products and projects. See who the future stars of the technology industry could very well be.
• What Developers are Yammering About: Yammer is the social tool Microsoft acquired to change the way people within organizations interact—including developers. In this special report, Microsoft MVP Robert Bogue looks at how the tool can help developers gain efficiency and productivity by finding experts to help them over the hurdles, as well as by sharing their code for peer review.
Also, this issue’s “Buyers Guide” looks at test tools. This is not your father’s test tools market, as mobile and cloud services have changed how applications are assembled, and how they need to be tested before letting them loose in the wild. An important read.
PLUS… AnDevCon, BZ Media’s conference for Android developers, returns to the San Francisco Bay Area on Nov. 18-21. With keynotes from Chet Haase and Reto Meier from Google, AnDevCon is the premier event for developers looking to learn more about writing applications for the Android platform. A conference mini-catalog that describes the breakout sessions and what you can learn from attending rides along with this issue!