Continuous Discussions (#c9d9): Episode 9 Recap – CI Best Practices

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"I do think branches are necessary, but I don't think they should be long lived." @mpchlets #c9d9 pic.twitter.com/5UWyFuMXW3 — CloudBees (@electriccloud) February 3, 2015

Earlier today we had a great time on #c9d9 talking about Continuous Integration:

  • What are the pre-requisites for CI? is it culture or tooling?

  • What are some of the common challenges for CI, and how can you make it successful?

  • How do you make CI go faster?

  • And of course:is Branching evil?

Watch the Replay of the Episode to learn some tips and best practices for streamlining and scaling your CI efforts.

Commit early, commit often & if you're in #git think "push." @rquartel #c9d9 — CloudBees (@electriccloud) February 3, 2015

You have to build a team that cares about #CI from the start. - @ikusalic #c9d9 pic.twitter.com/CDpKy0cV3b — CloudBees (@electriccloud) February 3, 2015

Our esteemed panelists were:

Ivan Kusalic Ivan is a software engineer working for HERE, a Nokia business in Berlin. He is a software craftsman, functional programming enthusiast, in love with life. @ikusalic | www.ikusalic.com/blog/

Michael Chletsos Michael has been straddling the world of Dev and Ops, now working remotely with teams across the world to help improve their workflows. @mpchlets

Ron Quartel Ron's passion is for profitable software development. He has been programming computers for decades and over the last 15 years has worked as a Development Manager, Agile Coach, Trainer, Extreme Programmer, XP Coach and Lean Entrepreneur. @rquartel | icode-rquartel.blogspot.com/

And of course, your hosts @samueldfell and @anders_wallgren .

Broken builds need to be treated like a heart attack. - @anders_wallgren #c9d9 — CloudBees (@electriccloud) February 3, 2015


On the Next Episode of Continuous Discussions:



Join us on Tuesday, February 17rd, at 10am PST , when we'll be talking about Continuous Delivery .

This episode will feature:

Gene Gotimer An architect at Coveros focusing on delivering secure software using Agile and DevOps at government and commercial clients. @CoverosGene | www.coveros.com/blog/

Ivan Kusalic Ivan is a software engineer working for HERE, a Nokia business in Berlin. He is a software craftsman, functional programming enthusiast, in love with life. @ikusalic | www.ikusalic.com/blog/

Joshua Kerievsky A globally recognized thought leader in Agile and Lean software development. An entrepreneur, author, and programmer passionate about excellent software and discovering better, faster and safer ways to produce it. @JoshuaKerievsky | www.industriallogic.com/blog/author/joshua/

Marc D. Priolo SCM with over 15 years as a consultant, DBA, TS manager, and RM manager experience. My current focus is Continuous Delivery & DevOps.

Rick Porter Rick spends much of his time with SAP change teams, analysts and consultants globally talking change control, automation and release management. @revtrac | blog.xrsc.com/

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