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Try Making It Smaller - It's The Agile Way
Posted by Greg Sypolt in AgileAutomationContinuous IntegrationGuest Blog Posts

Agile is a must for development shops. Agile is a mature, iterative, collaborative methodology that breaks the development process down into shorter sprints. At its core, Agile development is about small iterations, test automation and a continuous integration pipeline. Waterfall Was Created For a Perfect World, But We Don't Live In One Agile is a reaction to the slower, sequential approach known [...]

Cattle, Not Pets - Use Automation Software To Provision Your Servers
Posted by The Sauce Labs Team in Continuous DeliveryContinuous IntegrationGuest Blog Posts

This guest post was written by Julian Dunn, Product Manager at Chef Software (@julian_dunn) In Greg Sypolt’s earlier post on immutable infrastructure, he outlined practices for treating your servers more like cattle and not pets. It’s better to rebuild things if you can rather than spending calories on manually debugging and fixing long-lived servers. (Of course, you will inevitably [...]

Getting the Existing Team On Board with Automation (Scripts)

Introduction In an attempt to do more with less, organizations want to test their software adequately, as quickly as possible. Businesses are demanding quick turnaround, pushing new features and bug fixes to production within days, along with quality. Everyone knows manual testing is labor-intensive and error-prone, and does not support the same kind of quality checks that are possible through [...]

Continuous Integration - The Heart of DevOps

Missed our earlier webinar, "Beyond the Release - CI That Transforms"? Check out the recap below. In this webinar, we discussed the power of CI and possible considerations for the future. One of the more interesting aspects of the webinar was seeing the modern pipeline with the new Sauce CI Dashboard alongside Cloudbees' automation templates. We also conducted a small CI survey at the [...]

Reducing Regression Execution Times
Posted by Israel Felix in AutomationBest PracticesContinuous IntegrationGuest Blog Posts

We all know the saying "time is money." QA managers are constantly under pressure not only to deliver high-quality software products, but also to do so within time constraints. Regression testing is a vital component in any software development life cycle to ensure that no new errors are introduced as a result of new features or the correction of existing bugs. Every time we modify existing [...]

Recap: Simplify CI with the Updated Jenkins Sauce OnDemand Plugin (Webinar)
Posted by Bill McGee in Continuous IntegrationWebinars

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our recent webinar, "Simplify CI with the Updated Jenkins Sauce OnDemand Plugin", featuring Neil Manvar and Jack Moxon from Sauce Labs. In this presentation, Neil and Jack gave an overview of the updated Jenkins SauceOn Demand plugin and how it can help streamline builds, simplify Sauce Connect setup, and troubleshoot tests faster. The [...]

Updated Jenkins CI Plugin for Sauce

Because enterprises are under extreme internal and external pressure to deliver better software, faster, development teams are transitioning to new software delivery processes such as Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD). Both practices have proven their value in accelerating software production beyond traditional approaches, yet achieving continuous testing to support these [...]

[Webinar] Managing Continuous Delivery of Mobile Apps - for the Enterprise

Today, almost all organizations have mobile apps and for some, the mobile app is their only way of interacting with customers. With this increasing emphasis on mobile, the pressure to routinely update mobile apps means embracing Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) methodologies. Enabling CI / CD in your mobile development process means understanding the different solutions, [...]

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