Developer Productivity Engineering Blog

Is Developer Productivity Engineering the Next Big Thing in Software?

For decades, the success formula for many (if not all) breakthrough business and technology productivity methodologies has been “Productivity = Speed * Efficiency”, where “efficiency” in this case refers to the ability to maintain or even improve quality as process and workflow execution speed up.



Read More →

Key OSS Projects Standardizing on Gradle Enterprise

If some of the most important open source projects in the world are any indication, Gradle Enterprise is quickly emerging as a staple for build and test data analytics and as a source of acceleration technology for both Gradle and Maven-based builds. Spring, JetBrains (Kotlin), JUnit, and not surprisingly, Gradle Build Tool, all rely on Gradle Enterprise to improve build and test feedback cycle times and make troubleshooting more efficient with root cause analysis data (Build Scans) and failure analytics. Here’s a brief summary of the role Gradle Enterprise is playing in each project and some high-level results.



Read More →

Build Engineers on the Rise

In Santa Clara County, CA there are currently 11,000 job openings for build engineers listed on ZipRecruiter. The median annual base salary is $129,000. Why are build engineers in high demand?



Read More →

The Challenge of the Build Engineer

The role of the build engineer is undergoing a transformation. Build engineers are becoming the key to success for any software producing company. But this transition is not happening without a lot of pain.



Read More →