Proposal to revise forest graph and integration practices for JDK 9
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Mon Dec 2 11:35:37 PST 2013
On 12/01/2013 09:14 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> We've found the "Continuous Delivery" book by Jez Humble and David
> Farley to be useful.
> Some relevant quotes from the first chapter or two of that text:
>> If It Hurts, Do It More Frequently, and Bring the Pain Forward
>> "This is the most general principle on our list, and could perhaps
>> best be described as a heuristic. But it is perhaps the most useful
>> heuristic we know of in the context of delivering software, and it
>> informs everything we say."
>> Integration is often a very painful process.
>> "If this is true of your project, integrate every time somebody
>> checks in, and do it from the start of the project.
>> If testing is a painful process that occurs just before release,
>> don’t do it at the end. Instead, do it continually from the beginning
>> of the project."
I like the term "Continuous Delivery" as compared to "Continuous
Integration" since Integration is such as loaded term in our current
I also like +100 the comment about testing ...
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