• Managing Build Jobs for Continuous Delivery

    by Martin Peston on  May 24, 2013 1

    The number of jobs in a continuous integration tool can range from a few to several thousand, all performing various functions. There is an approach to manage these jobs in a more efficient manner.

  • Automated Builds: How to Get Started

    by Joe Enos on  Feb 04, 2013 1

    The first part of this series discussed some of the benefits of automating your build and deployment processes. In this article, we will take a common example of a corporate web application for a fictional financial institution, and walk through fully automating their build process.

  • Automated Builds: The Key to Consistency

    by Joe Enos on  Jan 02, 2013

    If there's one thing software developers are good at, it's automating things that used to be done manually. Making life easier for everyone by letting computers handle tedious repeatable tasks, allowing people to focus on what matters to them is what we’re here for. However, development teams often neglect the one audience that would benefit the most - themselves.

Continuous Integration with MSBuild and Jenkins – Part 2

Posted by Mustafa Saeed Haji Ali on  Oct 01, 2012

In Part 2 of our MSBuild series look at using the CI server Jenkins. We choose Jenkins because it supports a wide variety of projects, making it ideal for heterogeneous environments. 9

Continuous Integration with MSBuild and Jenkins – Part 1

Posted by Mustafa Saeed Haji Ali on  Sep 20, 2012

In this first of a two-part series, Mustafa Saeed Haji Ali looks at implementing a continuous integration system using MSBuild and Jenkins, an extendable continuous integration server. 8

Lessons From A DevOps Journey

Posted by Craig Smith on  Jun 27, 2012

Matt Callanan has been pushing the boundaries of Agile software development and most recently he extended that journey to DevOps. InfoQ caught up with Matt to find out more about his experiences. 1

Thoughts on Test Automation in Agile

Posted by Rajneesh Namta on  Feb 21, 2012

Rajneesh Namta shares his thoughts, experiences, and some of the critical lessons learned while implementing software test automation on a recent Agile project. 5

Test automation and Continuous Delivery

Posted by Ranjan D Sakalley on  Oct 21, 2011

This article shows how automating certain programmable aspects of a test suite can help software delivery. Covered are automated testing, costs per deployment, tests as documentation & manual testing. 6

Patterns for Continuous Delivery

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Sep 15, 2011

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to implementing Continuous Delivery. Staff editor Jonathan Allen reflects on some of the patterns he has observed over the last 15 years. 5

Skills for Scrum Agile Teams

Posted by Prasad Prabhakaran on  Jul 26, 2010

The skills needed to be hyper-productive in an agile project differ from those required by a traditional one. This article identifies behavioral and technical skills required to give a team that edge. 16

Overcoming Technical Challenges for Adopting Agile Methods in the Enterprise

Posted by Vijay Narayanan on  Nov 09, 2009

This article touches upon challenges to adopting agile methods within the enterprise and provided strategies for addressing them. 9

Creating and Extending Apache Wicket Web Applications

Posted by Krzysztof Śmigielski on  Nov 02, 2009

Apache Wicket is a powerful, light-weight component-based web application framework with strong separation of presentation and business logic. 1