CI from the Trenches: Real-World Continuous Integration Challenges (and what to do about them)
Many organizations will tell you that they are "doing" continuous integration. A boat anchor of a PC in the corner running an old version of CruiseControl might tick a few boxes, but is it really effective? As we get better at CI, we should see our feedback loop extend out past development. But what strategies do we have for doing this and keeping the feedback loop tight for the developers?
Julian Simpson started his career in technical support. He has run his own business connecting people to the Internet, been a Unix systems administrator. Julian spent four years at ThoughtWorks doing build, continuous integration and deployment on large software projects. Presently he is working at a media company doing a mix of build and release management and production systems administration.
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