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Continuous Deployment of iOS Apps with Jenkins and TestFlight

I thought it was about time I should put together a simple guide on using Jenkins to build your iOS application – and for those of us that use the awesome testflightapp.com website for managing our iOS app distribution for … Continue reading

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New Continuous Delivery Thought Article

Shine has posted a new article which highlights the great work we have done in the Continuous Delivery domain.

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But I want to make an omelette … !

Some people love it, others hate it – many people just don’t get it. So what is Test Driven Development ? Wikipedia has a page on it, there are heaps of blogs talking about it and our own Ben Teese … Continue reading

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Iterations, increments or Sprints ?

So what’s in a name … ? Does it matter what you call your chunks of work ? In many ways it doesn’t – different people use the terms inter-changeably. Sprint is specifically a Scrum term, XP tends to use … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast…

One of the challenges working in a consultancy on client site, is adapting modern ideas and techniques onto existing legacy systems. The temptation can be to sweep away the old and replace with the new, but most times this is … Continue reading

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The Nokia Test – Are you doing Scrum ?

If you think you are doing Scrum, how do you know ? There are lots of good books around, but – whilst Scrum is deliberately quite simple – it can sometimes be easy to lose sight of the principles. Over … Continue reading

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Agile Development with CMMI … ?

One of the common criticisms levelled at Agile development – particularly by those who haven’t experience it for themselves – is that it is little better than hacking. In particular, that the reduced focus on documentation is evidence that the … Continue reading

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