I'm sorry if this question is too broad, but I hope it's not :) I'm thinking about setting up small & cheap home linux based server (one of those $200-$300 micro PCs), to move my whole ...
I know the joel test, specifically #8, specifies the ideal working condition for programmers or "knowledge" workers is one where there is a quiet area to work in. I hope this isn't a loaded question ...
By luck i landed on this website http://www.vagrantup.com/ It is says, that software is for development environment. My question is what exactly definition for development environment (in this case ...
How can I create a solid business case for upgrading our programmers to 256 GB SSD and 16 GB of RAM? [duplicate]
We have an environment based on Microsoft stack (VS2010, SQL Server, etc), and I firmly believe that we could improve productivity a little bit, having more RAM and a faster secondary SSD. What data ...
I'm trying to determine how we can measure how much time the developers are loosing to poorly managed environment and inefficient ways-of-working. The goals are: Show managment how big the problem ...
This post by Rob Conery (note the slug) says that development environment should be run inside a virtual machine. I see what he's saying and tend to agree, but still feel a little uneasy. Now that ...
Historically I've been able to get away with making small changes to an in-house helpdesk system riding on a LAMP stack and just making a backup prior to editing. This has no user acceptance / ...
After much time and effort, we're finally using maven to manage our application lifecycle for development. We still unfortunately use ANT to build an EAR before deploying to Test / QA / Staging. My ...