Aslihan Buner

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What’s Your Support Tool?

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Feb 28, 2019 10:29:00 AM


Successful project management comes with certain rules, terms and tools which is not easy to achieve. For that reason, my acquaintances in the tech industry expect valuable functionality and productivity in these tools and they want to rely on their resources in order to deliver qualified work.  

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Tags: Software Development, Software Engineering, Project Management, Multi Project Management, Project Management Tool

Evidence Based Scheduling

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Jan 5, 2019 10:34:00 AM


Evidence-Based Scheduling (EBS) is one of the most revolutionary and mindblowing features of project management software today. Joel Spolsky, the inventor of EBS, describes it best:

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Tags: Project Management, Project Management Tool, Evidence Based Scheduling, Agile

How To Onboard Software Engineers Interview with Kate Heddleston

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Dec 25, 2018 10:35:00 AM
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Tags: Software Engineering, Engineering, Technical On Boarding

We’re Bad At Interviewing Developers (and How to Fix It) Interview With Kerri Miller

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Dec 20, 2018 10:38:00 AM


In this interview with Kerri Miller, Lead Software Engineer at LivingSocial, we discuss how to hire and interview developers. We typically don’t get trained on interviewing and we’ve all experienced the haphazard approaches of those new to it – poor organization, repeated questions, fizz-buzz… Kerri tells us how to run interview days, the types of questions to ask, how else we can evaluate candidates and what to do after the interview. For more tips, Kerri writes about software development and hiring on her blog.

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Tags: Coding, Software Development, Project Management, Developer Interview, Team Building, Interview Tips

Improve Your Culture With These Team Lunch Tips from 20 Startups

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Dec 15, 2018 10:39:00 AM


The importance of eating together has long been recognized in positive child development and strengthening family bonds. Eating together is a great equalizer and it can be a good way to help form better and more valuable relationships amongst teams of co-workers too.

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Tags: Startup, Company Culture, Team

7 Ways to Get More Out of Beta Testing

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Dec 5, 2018 10:19:00 AM


The weird and wonderful bugs that get thrown up when real users first start using your code never ceases to amaze. There’s always some odd edge case that had been overlooked, despite you think about little else for several weeks. We’ve been through this many times and concluded that beta testing is the solution to our problems.

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Tags: Software Testing, Beta Testing, Test Automation, Testing

9 Effective Code Review Tips

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 29, 2018 10:40:00 AM


9 Code Review Tips

For everyone:

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Tags: Coding, Software Development, Software Testing, Code Review, Testing, Developer Tools

9 Integration Testing Do’s and Don'ts

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 20, 2018 10:47:00 AM


Integration tests check whether your application works and presents properly to a customer. They seek to verify your performance, reliability and of course, functional requirements. Integration tests should be run against any of your developer, staging and production environments at any time.

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Tags: Coding, Software Development, Software Testing, Integration, Software, Checklist, Planning, Design

A Guide To Open Sourcing Your Project at Work

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 15, 2018 9:37:00 AM


Congratulations! You’ve written something at work that is amazing and you want to share it with the world! This guide covers three key areas that you should consider before making the leap: Why, when and how to do it.

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Tags: Coding, Software Development, Project Management, Code Review, Coder, Open Source

How to Organize a Hackathon?

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 10, 2018 11:23:00 AM


So you want to run your own Hackathon? Great! Hackathons are a good way to meet and exchange ideas with fellow developers and creative team. They provide attendees with a boot camp style of learning and making something in just a few hours or days. They also push people out of their comfort zones so it can be a great method of getting people to work on different projects or with new technologies and programming languages. However, these events take a significant amount of planning and preparation in order to be successful. We’ve run many similar events for developers over the years and here are our tips for organizing your own Hackathon:

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Tags: Project Management, Planning, Hackathons, Developer Relations, Event Planning, Succession Planning