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Blog Archive for kohsuke during September 2007

Metro, the web service toolkit, is finally hitting the FCS status today. "FCS" is a Sun jargon for "first customer ship", which I guess is orinally defined for our hardwares. In software, it just means that it's a very thoroughly tested, fully supported, and good build, suitable even for the most conservative developers. My blogs tend to become a diff, and therefore I think this is a good...
Hudson has been running for a while for NetBeans, SwingLabs, JBoss, and Apache Lucene, bute lately I'm seeing more adoptions — for example, OpenDS, OCTO technology, OpenJFX, SourceLabs, and Amazon Fresh. Those are publicly verifiable Hudson usages, but CI servers tend to be used inside a company firewall, so most of the adoptions are happening in places that I can't really point you to....
Hudson has lately added several plugins for .NET development. First, Kyle Sweeney has developed NAnt and MSBuild plugins. As I understand it, those are essentially the Ant equivalent — building software from CLI. There's also NUnit support developed by Erik Ramfelt. He's also working with Peter Reilly to add FxCop support to the violations plugin. FxCop is essentially a findbugs...
Metro uses a dedicated test harness for writing end-to-end unit tests. This harness builds on top of JUnit but adds a lot of useful features and conventions so that we can write tests more productively. One of the features I added lately was the ability to generate code coverage report, and I'm going to talk about the technique because I think this is useful to other test harnesses. The...