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How can Apple review an app which requires a user account? [closed]

I am developing an application whose purpose is to view files uploaded to a host server. The user needs to authenticate by entering credentials on a login page. When I post my application to the App ...
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How do you manage frequent software releases to multiple clients? [closed]

we have a cross-platform middleware product which we typically end up customizing/bug fixing on a per client basis. In some cases, providing updates as often as once/twice per week. We have a lot of ...
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Release build vs nightly build

A typical solution is to have a CI (Continuous Integration) build running on a build server: It will analyze the source code, make build (in debug) and run tests, measure test coverage, etc. Now, ...
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How to share code as open source?

I have a little program that I wrote for a local group to handle a somewhat complicated scheduling issue for scheduling multiple meetings in multiple locations that change weekly according to certain ...
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Geographically limited / gradual release process

I am looking for more information on a gradual release process - that is when you release new version of a software only to certain set of end users, mostly geographically limited (or limited by a ...
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When should I release/announce my open source library?

I am developing python library for database inspection. When is good time to announce/release it? Obvious answer is that when it's ready to be used. But I would like to get some feedback on the API, ...
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Release/Change management - best aproach

I asked this question an year ago in StackOverflow and never got a good answer. Since Programmers seems to be a better place to ask it, I'll give it a try... What is the better way to work with ...
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How do big companies of software developers check for bugs in their programs?

I was wondering how big companies of software developers check for bugs in their programs. Do they just test it on several computers?
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How to open-source a project whose git repository has copyrighted media in the history?

I want to release an audio fingerprinting software project under a free license, but the repository contains copyrighted audio files. The test cases also currently use these files. How do I release ...
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Dependent on CVS tagging for automated builds

My current work relies on using tags in CVS for an automated build process (ANT currently) to build for respective environments (development, QA, production). From our research, neither Git or ...
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Release cycle as a game

I thinking about how increase developer's commitment to release and create release cycle as a game for more fun in office. Current suggestions Building tower from bricks Climbing on some ...
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How to support a product built with agile development?

Two of the functions our company provides our customers are: Our Development team of ~10 employees creates software products for businesses in a particular industry. The software is used on hundreds ...
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When is the time right to bring a project to the alpha/beta/public phase?

When should a project be released to alpha, beta and to the public? Is it a good idea to extend the alpha and beta phases when it is needed? When in a later phase (eg. beta), is it wise to go back ...