Using Packer to create Windows AWS AMIs for declarative build agents

This post was written by Chris O’Dell co-author of Team Guide to Software Releasability. Key Takeaways Take advantage of the Cloud to scale your buildagents to meet development workloads (and save costs by turning them off when not in use Use Packer to build declarative golden images, including with Windows, to reduce handcrafted buildagents DevelopersContinue reading “Using Packer to create Windows AWS AMIs for declarative build agents”

Artifactory for global software teams

  This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability.   Artifactory is an excellent solution to the problem of package management and binary artefact distribution when teams are spread around the world. The caching and data replication features of the Artifactory Enterprise edition hugely simplify global software development.

Continuous Integration with Static and Dynamic Website Testing

This post was written by Manuel Pais, co-author of Team Guide to Software Releasability. Continuous Integration (CI) enables you to have a reliable, repeatable, automated process to prepare your site for release, removing manual, error prone steps. With relative ease, you can add in automated checks, both generic static analysis and moving onto custom automated testsContinue reading “Continuous Integration with Static and Dynamic Website Testing”