Agile ALM: Lightweight tools and Agile strategies by Michael Hüttermann

By Michael Hüttermann

Summary

Agile ALM is a advisor for Java builders who are looking to combine versatile agile practices and light-weight tooling alongside all stages of the software program improvement method. The booklet introduces a brand new imaginative and prescient for dealing with swap in standards and approach extra successfully and flexibly. It synthesizes technical and sensible parts to supply a complete method of software program development.
About the Technology
Agile program Lifecycle administration (Agile ALM) combines versatile tactics with light-weight instruments in a complete and sensible method of construction, trying out, integrating, and deploying software program. Taking an agile method of ALM improves product caliber, reduces time to industry, and makes for happier developers.
About the Book
Agile ALM is a advisor for Java builders, testers, and free up engineers. through following dozens of experience-driven examples, you'll discover ways to see the entire software lifecycle as a collection of outlined projects, after which grasp the instruments and practices you must accomplish these projects successfully. The e-book introduces state of the art, light-weight instruments which may greatly enhance the rate and fluidity of improvement and indicates you ways to combine them into your processes.

The instruments and examples are Java-based, however the Agile ALM rules observe to all improvement platforms.
What's Inside* an intensive advent to Agile ALM
* construct an built-in Java-based Agile ALM toolchain
* Use Scrum for free up management
* Reviewed via a group of 20 Agile ALM experts

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Table of Contents<ol><h5>PART 1 creation TO AGILE ALM</h5> * Getting began with Agile ALM
* ALM and Agile ideas <h5>PART 2 practical AGILE ALM</h5>
* utilizing Scrum for free up administration
* Task-based improvement <h5>PART three INTEGRATION AND unlock MANAGEMENT</h5>
* Integration and free up administration
* making a efficient improvement surroundings
* complex CI instruments and recipes <h5>PART four OUTSIDE-IN AND BARRIER-FREE DEVELOPMENT</h5>
* requisites and try out administration
* Collaborative and barrier-free improvement with Groovy and Scala
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Understanding the overall process 11 Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene, Applied Software Project Management (O’Reilly, 2006), p.

If the community is supportive and the products are powerful, as well as easy to use, they’ll maintain a leading market position by attracting more people to invest time in further developing the product. If new open source competitors surpass a former market leader, it can be dangerous to ignore this development. A good approach is to be flexible in your decisions, to continuously monitor the market, and to focus on the tool mainline consisting of de facto standards and popular tools. Buying commercial tools also requires you to watch the market.

3 Over the years, it became increasingly clear that this wasn’t enough. Focusing on only the technical view didn’t improve the quality of software development. Tracking the progress of the development efforts, and the changes on artifacts, including source code, design, and requirements documents, isn’t always easy because it usually requires working with manual lists and accessing multiple data repositories. What makes implementing SCM even more difficult is the amount of manual work required, particularly for validating the current status of the software at any given point.

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