DevOps Zone is brought to you in partnership with:
  • submit to reddit
Lukas Krecan11/04/14
1 replies

Lessons learned from JsonUnit

I have learned a lot when working on JsonUnit. Here are some of the lessons.

Aliza Earnshaw11/03/14
0 replies A DevOps Journey

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Reena Mathew and Dave Mangot of to discuss their upcoming talk at DevOps Enterprise in San Francisco (October 21 - 23), and their journey into the heart of DevOps. was recently ranked the most innovative company by Forbes Magazine for a record fourth consecutive year.

John Walter11/01/14
0 replies

The Best of the Week (Oct 24): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (October 25 - October 31). This week includes tutorials on converting your legacy code and creating a Docker-based RabbitMQ cluster.

Brian Gracely11/01/14
0 replies

The Cloudcast #168 - Containerized Continuous Delivery

Aaron talks with Avi Cavale (CEO of @BeShippable), about utilizing Docker containers for Continuous Integration/Delivery

Gil Zilberfeld10/31/14
2 replies

Legacy Code to Testable Code #4: More Accessors!

This post is part of the “Legacy Code to Testable Code” series. In the series we’ll talk about making refactoring steps before writing tests for legacy code, and how they make our life easier. It continues the last post on accessors.

Trevor Parsons10/30/14
0 replies

Shared Services: The Unicorn Every DevOps is Looking For

In my hunt for the mysterious DevOps practice, I’ve been let down. DevOps are hard to find. When you find them, they do not exactly do what you think they should do.

Gen Furukawa10/29/14
0 replies

DevOps: The Slow Tsunami That's Transforming IT

The re-invention of the IT department is well underway. The end result will put technology at the core of every organization. By combining agile-development techniques and a hybrid public-private cloud methodology, companies realize the benefits of new technologies and place IT at the center of their operations.

Biju Kunjummen10/28/14
0 replies

Docker RabbitMQ Cluster

I have been trying to create a Docker based RabbitMQ cluster on and off for sometime and got it working today - fairly basic and flaky but could be a good starting point for others to improve on.

John Sonmez10/28/14
1 replies

4 Biggest Reasons Why Software Developers Suck at Estimation

Estimation is difficult. Most people aren’t good at it–even in mundane situations. But, why are software development estimations usually off by so much?

Gil Zilberfeld10/27/14
0 replies

Legacy Code to Testable Code #3: Adding Setter Accessors

This post is part of the “Legacy Code to Testable Code” series. In the series we’ll talk about making refactoring steps before writing tests for legacy code, and how they make our life easier.

Mike Ruderman10/26/14
0 replies

Visual CI - New snapshot compare solution for continuous integration

A new solution for snapshot image compare in CI. Integrate into existing UI automation to avoid regressions in the look & feel of your UI application. Simple to use, allows to defined what parts of the image to compare, If it lives up to it's offer, regression testing is about to be reinvented

John Walter10/26/14
0 replies

The Best of the Week (Oct 17): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (October 17 - October 24), including theories on logging, git submodules, and thoughts on localized strings.

Gil Zilberfeld10/24/14
0 replies

Legacy Code To Testable Code #2: Extract Method

This post is part of the “Legacy Code to Testable Code” series. In the series we’ll talk about making refactoring steps before writing tests for legacy code, and how they make our life easier.

Peter Verhas10/24/14
0 replies

Why to Use String

Recently I was tutoring juniors during a training session. One of the task was to write a class that can dwarwle maps based on some string key.

Eric Minick10/24/14
0 replies

Testers may never be happy

I suspect that the correlations between methods/tools and confidence are pretty weak. Time to market is key, and teams try to balance quality and time to market. Better approaches to testing and driving quality may not drive higher quality software at release time, but rather bring forward the release.

Matt Butcher10/23/14
2 replies

A CI/CD Implementation for the Cloud Age

Drone, Packer, Ansible, Docker... we associate a litany of names with continuous integration and continuous deployment. But when it comes to building a toolchain that seamlessly transitions our applications from a developer's editor to a running server, we often have to rely on our wits. My team has invested heavily in building an awesome CI/CD system based entirely on top-shelf open source tools. Here's what our solution looks like.

Trevor Parsons10/23/14
0 replies

6 Challenges Facing DevOps and Operations Teams in 2015

I’m sure you have heard “knowing is half the battle,” and sometimes when in the weeds, you cannot spend the time to reflect on what has happened and what is coming. Knowing what you will face will help you brace and prepare in advance. Here is the list.

Sergei Egorov10/22/14
0 replies

Debugging Gradle plugins with IntelliJ IDEA

This article will explain how to debug Gradle plugins in IDEA without remote debug, just like a normal Java application.

Trevor Parsons10/22/14
0 replies

4 Alerts You Need In Case System Events Stop Occurring

I have included the top four alerts to must have so you know when log events stop occurring or significant system behavior changes.

Carlos Sanchez10/21/14
0 replies

Continuous Discussion Panel About Agile, Continuous Delivery, DevOps

Last week I participated as a panelist in the Continuous Discussions talk hosted by Electric Cloud, and the recording is now available. A bit long but there are some good points in there.

Dror Helper10/20/14
0 replies

Strongly Typed Localized Strings In Universal Apps

Back in the old days when the need for localized string arose, I would add a new string and use AppResources to access the correct string in code. In the new universal apps the story is a bit different.

Lorna Mitchell10/20/14
1 replies

Git Submodules for Dependent or Common Code

Submodules are one of the most powerful and most mistrusted features in git, at least in the web development part of the internet where I spend my time. I've seen them go horribly wrong, but I've also had teams adopt submodules and have their development process run much more smoothly as a result.

Curtis Lassam10/18/14
0 replies

Cube Drone #5: Purple Hazing

From software developer Curtis Lassam (who writes about comics and code) comes a comic series called Cube Drone. This is Cube Drone #3: Purple Hazing.

Dustin Marx10/17/14
0 replies

Java Minor Releases Scheme Tweaked Again

Yesterday's announcement states that PSU releases (which are really CPU+ releases) will be released along with their corresponding CPU releases.

Trevor Parsons10/17/14
0 replies

Why Great Logging is Key to Continuous Delivery

Over the last years Continuous Delivery has gained a massive following with many development teams embracing the style. Companies have chosen (as with many other modern developer tools), to either build their own or embrace a hosted service.