In this article we examine why organizations need to transition to Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and what we can learn from Lean thinking in transforming ALM from an inflexible, expensive, dogmatic approach to one more able to reduce waste and deliver measurable value.
In part one we looked at using MSBuild in a general sense. Part 2 we apply that knowledge to a specific continuous integration server, namely Jenkins. We choose Jenkins because it is an open source project that supports a wide variety of projects, making it ideal for heterogeneous environments.
In this first of a two-part series, Mustafa Saeed Haji Ali looks at implementing a continuous integration system using MSBuild. Part two will how to integrate this into Jenkins, an extendable continuous integration server with support for a wide variety of operating systems and programming languages.
InfoQ met with Microsoft's Jason Zander to discuss the arrival of Visual Studio 2012 and to take a look at what developers can expect from the product in the future.
Laila Lotfi explains how using automated error reporting results in greater customer trust, higher renewal rates, lower maintenance costs, and fewer opportunities for the competition. 2
Manually testing mobile apps slows down development, leaves a huge margin for error, and ultimately lowers the team’s ability to release quality software. Dan Bartow hopes to offer something better.
While other DVCS systems were designed for the needs of the Linux open source community, PlasticSCM addresses the problems facing enterprise software developers, especially those using .NET. 1
Mustafa Saeed Haji Ali demonstrates how to automate black-box acceptance and functional tests using SpecFlow. 4
This article reviews several modern movements such as Unstructured BPM, Social BPM, Dynamic BPM, and ACM. The article concludes with a generic method that allows switching between BPM and ACM. 7
If you want to help your business you shouldn’t move to “the cloud”. You should make sure your App Delivery Lifecycle is revolutionized! 6