This has always seemed a little weird to me, conceptually.  Asking an application to test itself feels like “oh, we’ve… Learn More

This blog shows how to create a private build process using Cake and assumes you’ll be using some type of continuous integration (CI)… Learn More

29 Nov 2018 | Tony Fauss

Downtime has been the enemy since the birth of the concept.  The industry has attacked it as though it were… Learn More

A repo should contain one single versioned deployable instance of the software application.Kyle Nunery It is currently the industry standard,… Learn More

Your team has been working hard eight hours a day shipping new features, and you’re super proud of the work… Learn More

Thous shalt not have environment specific configuration or data within your repo.Colin Pear, The Pharaoh We have had a long… Learn More

We’ve talked elsewhere about automating application code changes.  That tech is pretty stable and easy to understand (in principle, if… Learn More

Every once in a while, some tech comes along that really makes you feel like you’re living in the future…. Learn More

I know.  If sweeping automation is the shiny new Ferrari you’re roaring into your shop, health checks are the annoying… Learn More

This document is able to quickly paint a picture of the entire system and its processes.Scott Wilson A functional application… Learn More

Risk is expensive. Things are risky when they are unknown. The best way to make those unknowns become known, is… Learn More

A private build is a way to automate the local testing of the application and should always be run prior… Learn More