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Blog Archive for johnsmart during November 2008

In some ways, CI practices can be traced back to the time of the Roman Empire. At this time, initials SPQR where once seen on both sides of the Mediterranean, from the mists of Scotland to the deserts of Syria: they stood for Senatus Populusque Romanus, which, I have it on good authority, is Latin for "the Senate and the People of Rome". Now some would have it that these initials also stand for...
I've have many requests to set up a forum for the Java Power Tools book - so, here it is!. The aim of this forum is to provide a place where we can discuss the tools and techniques described in Java Power Tools, and SDLC tools in general, in order to help each other improve our development practices and hopefully become more effective developers! So, if you have questions or comments about...
One of the tricky parts of setting up a Continuous Integration build server is managing dependencies between build jobs. Many organisations have projects made up of tens or hundreds of different, interrelated modules, with complex dependencies between them. So when you change a module somewhere, you may need to rebuild and retest other modules that depend on this module. One of the great...