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Past Issues

October 2021

  • Next Developer Productivity Engineering meetup features Netflix
  • Do you regularly schedule ‘Flaky Test Days’?
  • Take the Gradle or Maven Build Speed Challenge!
  • Android Experts share DevProd best practices in the Last DevProdEng Showdown!

September 2021

  • New ‘Executive’s Guide to Developer Productivity Engineering’
  • How to improve React and JavaScript build performance with Gradle Enterprise
  • Spend some quality time with DPE industry experts
  • Android Experts Share DevProd Best Practices in the Last DevProdEng Showdown!
  • Gradle Build Tool users – we would like to hear from you

August 2021

  • SF JUG Presents: How to Maintain Performance As the Codebase Grows
  • Sam Snyder’s Pragmatists Guide to Flaky Test Management
  • Test Distribution in action: a practitioner’s feedback from the trenches
  • Open source titans debate DevProd best practices in the Last DevProdEng Showdown!

July 2021

  • Next DevProdEng Showdown features open source project titans
  • Eric Wendelin on getting the most out of your build performance trend data
  • Auto scaling Test Distribution agents is now much more convenient
  • Addressing Maven dependency management challenges

June 2021

  • Getting the most out of your build performance trend data
  • Android experts share DevProd Best Practices in the Last DevProdEng Showdown!
  • Spend some quality time with DPE industry experts

May 2021

  • DevProdEng Showdown: ‘Expert Takes’ delivered in a fun game-show format
  • New developer survey makes a great case for Developer Productivity Engineering
  • Gradle 7 improves incremental builds, backs Java 16.
  • The ‘Premise Data’ Experience with Build Cache Node Replication
  • Scaling and developer productivity at Coinbase

April 2021

  • DevProdEng Showdown! S1E3: DevRel Pros Take on DevProdEng at Scale
  • New on-demand webcast explores the advantages of running CI builds & tests in the Cloud
  • The Android gurus debate developer productivity at scale
  • Introducing the Developer Productivity Engineering Learning Center
  • Test Distribution gets even faster

March 2021

  • Dev Cloud acceleration at Elastic with Google Cloud Platform
  • The next episode of DevProdEng Showdown to focus on Android developer productivity
  • VMware on Developer Productivity Engineering in a Microservices Environment
  • Is Developer Productivity Engineering the next big thing in software?

February 2021

  • VMware on Developer Productivity Engineering in a microservices environment
  • Announcing Test Distribution for Maven
  • The next episode of DevProdEng Showdown to focus on Android Developer Productivity
  • Tim Cochran of ThoughtWorks on maximizing developer effectiveness

January 2021

  • The debut of DevProdEng Showdown!
  • Key OSS Projects standardizing on Gradle Enterprise
  • Can developer productivity be measured?
  • Scaling Android builds in pandemic times at Tinder

December 2020

  • Best of DPE Newsletter 2020
  • Remote developer productivity in COVID times
  • Nelson Osacky: So, you want to be a DPE Solutions Engineer
  • Android Expert panel sounds Off: Android builds and tests at scale
  • Hands-On Workshop: Gradle Build Cache Deep Dive

November 2020

  • Exploring the DevProd Solution Landscape | DevProdEng vs. DevProdMgmt
  • Hans Dockter on being proactive to build developer and toolchain trust
  • Gradle Enterprise 2020.4 extends build & test failure analytics capability
  • Hands-On Workshop: Maven Build Cache Deep Dive

October 2020

  • Alberto Mijares demystifies the roles of binary repositories and build caches
  • Hans Dockter on how build & test reliability issues kill morale
  • Embracing DevProd Engineering in Android ‒ Video Series
  • Spring project continues to crush reedback cycle times with Gradle Enterprise Build Cache
  • New build failure analytics video ‒ a Data-Driven Approach to Improving Build Reliability

September 2020

  • Observability takes DPE to the next level
  • Hans Dockter on unreliable tool chains
  • Introducing Configuration Caching
  • New video: Gradle Enterprise Maven Build Cache | Technology & Business Case Explained

August 2020

  • Advice for mitigating pandemic’s impact on developer productivity
  • Eric Wendelin on Flaky Test Management
  • Stash’s launch of DPE journey off to a good start
  • A new video provides a good overview and example of Test Distribution

July 2020

  • Raju Gandhi on the power of flow and deep work
  • Nelson Osacky on scaling Android builds
  • Comparing Gradle and Bazel build tool technologies
  • New Gradle Enterprise solution overview video

June 2020

  • Build engineers on the rise
  • Even the experts can get it wrong
  • Flaky Test Management enhancements
  • Reflections on successful DPE experiments at SoundCloud

May 2020

  • The link between fast feedback cycles and developer behavior change
  • Is it time to sstablish a dedicated DevProdEng team?
  • Dependency visualization for Maven
  • Cutting open source project build times 77%

April 2020

  • Eliminate Developer Process Waste
  • Developer Productivity Engineering at Elastic: Avoiding the Cost of Inaction
  • Speed Up Builds with “Test Distribution
  • Martin Fowler: Eradicating Non-Determinism (“Flakiness”) in Tests

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