Continuous Application Improvement for DevOps

Continuous Application Improvement For DevOps Stackify is a favorite among DevOps teams that have a goal to ship more software and spend less time fixing production issues. Start Free Trial Continuous Application Improvement For DevOps Stackify is a favorite among DevOps teams that have a goal to ship more software and spend less time fixing production issues. Start Free Trial …

Continuous Application Improvement for Developers

Continuous Application Improvement for Developers Stackify helps developers write better code. Our products allow you to test your code as you write it. This helps developers proactively fix performance issues and have better code reviews. Start Free Trial Continuous Application Improvement for Developers Stackify helps developers write better code. Our products allow you to test your code as you write …

Continuous Application Improvement

What is Continuous Application Improvement?

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

CAI stands for Continuous Application Improvement. It is a software improvement process that is implemented at each step of the SDLC, ensuring immediate feedback at each step rather than waiting until risk levels and impact has gone up. When you implement CAI you shift your improvement process as far left as possible and catch software bugs and performance problems where …

Continuous Delivery Trends

Software Trends for 2020: Continuous Delivery

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

“Software is eating the world” is no longer a hopeful vision. It’s happening. It’s here. Software is driving the world’s most important technological trends, and 2020 will prove to be an inflection point for several of them. Underlying the rapid pace of software transformation is another trend that has become immensely popular in itself. The rise of continuous delivery has …

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6 Common Challenges Slowing Down Continuous Delivery

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

In recent years Continuous Delivery (CD) has become the standard choice for DevOps teams looking to develop and deploy high quality code. However as teams grow larger and take on more ambitious tasks, the implementation of CD—the actual delivery in Continuous Delivery—can be a challenge. Delays happen for a number reasons, and DevOps teams are consistently battling to keep projects …

Feedback Loops

Continuous Testing Requires Faster Feedback Loops

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

For Agile and DevOps teams trying to move the needle of progress, CI/CD has become the gold standard. High-performing teams are “shifting left” by automating more and more steps of the software development lifecycle. CI/CD helps teams deliver more value to customers faster by removing manual processes and minimizing human error. However, Agile and DevOps teams continue to fall short …

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Amplify Feedback with Continuous Performance

Christian Melendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As cloud becomes the norm, we’re letting others manage much of our infrastructures for us. Cloud providers offer common metrics like CPU, memory, storage, and networking so that you can stay up to date on the health of your system. And we worry less and less about those metrics with serverless architectures. But there remains a major concern that we …

Git and Jenkins

Building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with Git & Jenkins

Lyndsey Padget Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Jenkins is an automation server which can be used to build, test and deploy your code in a controlled and predictable way. It is arguably the most popular continuous integration tool in use today. The process of automatically building code in stages – and at each stage, testing and promoting it on to the next stage – is called a …

How High-Performing Teams ‘Shift Left’ with Continuous Testing

How High-Performing Teams ‘Shift Left’ with Continuous Testing

John Julien Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

The science of high-performing teams has fascinated business leaders and coaches for decades. There are hundreds of books on the subject, full of strategies and philosophies that are guaranteed to improve your group. The problem is, as soon as new performance standards become the norm, they are no longer considered high-performing. Teams must always push to find methods of higher …

Continuous Integration vs. Continuous Development vs. Continuous Deployment

Dev Leaders Compare Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Deployment vs. Continuous Integration

Alexandra Altvater Insights for Dev Managers

The DevOps trend has given rise to a number of buzzwords and methodologies aiming to speed delivery and accuracy, giving developers the tools they need to deliver better products, with fewer bugs, and implement improvements continuously. Speaking of continuously, you may be familiar with the terms continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and continuous integration. The differences between the three can be …

Continuous Integration Tools

Top Continuous Integration Tools: 51 Tools to Streamline Your Development Process, Boost Quality, and Enhance Accuracy

Alexandra Altvater Insights for Dev Managers

Poorly managed development projects are bound to crash eventually. It’s likely happened to you a dozen of times already. While writing code can be a lot of fun, managing code and dependencies can quickly become a maze of its own when you’re dealing with the continuous growth of your codebase and feature branches. At Stackify, we aim to make the …

continuous delivery with a feedback loop

Continuous Delivery for Winners – With a Feedback Loop

Matt Watson Insights for Dev Managers

Today’s users (or customers) have rapidly evolving needs, are mobile, and expect 24/7 connectivity and reliability. As software product developers and vendors, we need to release updates frequently to satiate our users’ needs or else we risk losing them to competitors or alternatives. Our Response to Users’ Demands What do we do to stay ahead? As software developers, we step …

Best Practices to Monitor Node.js Performance

Akash Tripathi Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Built on the V8 JavaScript engine of Chrome, Node.js is a very lightweight, open-source framework with minimum modules. And since it is an asynchronous system by default, it is faster than most other frameworks. DevOps still need Node.js monitoring to ensure performance better than other frameworks. In order to understand how relevant Node.js still is, note that PayPal, Reddit, LinkedIn, …

Docker Tutorial: Get Going From Scratch

Eric Goebelbecker Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Docker is a platform for packaging, deploying, and running applications. Docker applications run in containers that can be used on any system: a developer’s laptop, systems on premises, or in the cloud. Containerization is a technology that’s been around for a long time, but it’s seen new life with Docker. It packages applications as images that contain everything needed to …

how to optimize website performance

How to Optimize Website Performance

Alex Williams Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

In a  2019 study from Milliseconds Make Millions by Fifty-Five and shared on Google’s official blog found several interesting insights on small speed increases. 37 brands qualified for study, after qualitative checks, with speed data measured via Google Lighthouse and aggregated against each brand’s Web analytics. The study targeted four key speed metrics. The results were fed into a Logarithmic …