Continuous Delivery is an emerging area of software development, which takes continuous integration one step further. Software teams practicing continuous delivery create build pipelines that enable them to integrate, test, and deploy their software products with high frequency.

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Is using partial classes for supporting multiple versions of data entities for continuous delivery scenarios a bad idea?

When you want to have continuous delivery any data schemas that you have must support multiple versions of your application at the same time (as you may have multiple version deployed when new ...
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Continuous Integration / Deployment: Test on commit, pull request, or what?

I read about CI/CD, loved it, but I'm having trouble with the details as everything I read was high level. Some authors seemed to suggest that there couldn't be any failing commits on the repository ...
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Strategy for storing passwords/credentials in the context of continuous delivery [closed]

It is common sense not to store passwords/credentials into SCM. I would like to know then what would be a good strategy for storing passwords/credentials in the context of continuous delivery. ...
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Managing deployment scripts in the process of continuous delivery

My question concerns deployment scripts in the process of continuous delivery. Continuous delivery recommends that deployment scripts should be versioned into SCM just as normal code. What is the ...
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How to manage a single branch

I read the Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation book by Jez Humble and David Farley. The part that throw me off balance the most was their ...
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Configuration Settings Service/Repository: Are They Used in a Real World

I’m currently enjoying reading "Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases Through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation" and the part that caught my attention is that on managing configuration ...
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Continuous Delivery: Kanban, SCRUM, or other?

I was wondering if there was an SDLC (software development lifecycle) or methodology (Kanban, SCRUM, waterfall, otherwise, etc.) that was particularly well-suited for continuous delivery systems, and ...
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How do I learn the right approach to implement half a feature?

I lead a development team and I want to release our product as often as possible (Continuous Delivery). In many cases, we have to implement a feature that takes longer to implement than the time ...
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Can continuous delivery work in a big enterprise environment with lots of connected systems?

Much has been said lately of continuous delivery. It does sound appealing, but runs against the grain of convention wisdom in big corporations. Jez Humble - Continuous Delivery Thoughtworks ...
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Continous Delivery TFS

Is it possible to achieve Continuous Delivery using TFS e.g. Windows Service? There are > 1000 posts on how to use msdeploy with TFS for WEB projects. I am trying to understand why there are no ...
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How do I structure code and builds for continuous delivery of multiple applications in a small team?

Background: 3-5 developers supporting (and building new) internal applications for a non-software company. We use TFS although I don't think that matters much for my question. I want to be able to ...
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How to communicate within a company what is being Continually Deployed

I work for a small development company, 20 people total in the entire company, 3 in actual development, and we've adopted CD for our commits to trunk, and it works great, from a code management and ...
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How to implement Continuous Delivery with Java webapp?

I've been reading about Continuous Delivery and it sounds awesome to automate the deployment process. I've been reading about possibilities how to do this with Java Webapps, but usually it ends up ...
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How can Continuous Delivery work in practice?

Continuous Delivery sounds good, but my years of software development experience suggest that in practice it can't work. (Edit: To make it clear, I always have lots of tests running automatically. ...
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At what point should you switch to release build?

One of the practices set out in Jez Humble's Continuous Delivery is that you should build one package and then release it to each environment you deploy to, so that the deployment and the artifacts ...
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“Release Early Release Often” for Android and iPhone Apps

I wanted to know the experiences others have about doing the Agile way of "Release Early, Release Often" with iPhone and Android Apps. Its not a problem with webapps as the update happens at the ...
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Which deployment technologies makes sense in Continuous Deployment?

In my understanding a major point in Continuous Deployment is (well, obviously I guess) that deployment is automatically done as a part of the building process. Conceptually it is easy to understand ...
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Writing a Jenkins plugin - non-Java-Expert

Can anyone point me (.NET by career, primarily Ruby by hobby) in the right direction(s) for learning how to write a Jenkins plugin? I'm looking specifically at build summary information and trend ...