26 March 2015

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26 March 2015

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The 5 big benefits of automated deployment

“Every software development team should have a fully automated deployment process.” That’s according to pretty much everyone I meet at conferences and events. It’s not even a debate. It’s a declaration. In actual fact there are only a small percentage of software development teams who have a ‘one-click’, totally hands-off, fully automated deployment process.... Read more

9 February 2015

9 February 2015

Redgate partners with DZone to release 2015 Guide to Continuous Delivery

We’re excited to be a research partner for DZone’s Guide to Continuous Delivery, a premium resource focused on continuous integration and DevOps management trends, strategies, and tools. In the Guide to Continuous Delivery, you’ll get an overview of the latest practices and how continuous delivery affects many aspects of an organization. It includes: •... Read more

19 January 2015

19 January 2015

User research- it’s better as a team sport

User research is a team sport as many user research teams – particularly those working in agile development teams, such as the GDS User research team – have discovered. This discovery is perhaps due to the growing realisation that user research in the agile software development cycle has the greatest impact when it isn’t... Read more

18 December 2014

18 December 2014

What’s in a (strong) name?

Package managers are brilliant. The obvious win is the convenience of versioning your dependencies without having to commit binaries to Git. Lots of people use package managers for third party dependencies, but I’m going to talk about using them for components within an organisation. This is where package managers fulfil their true potential – making... Read more

10 December 2014

10 December 2014

JavaScript unit tests

The amount of JavaScript code being used at Redgate is increasing quite rapidly. We are writing more web based products and also opting to use web technologies like CEF for our desktop products, so it is inevitable that a lot of our code is going to be written in JavaScript, like it or not.... Read more

16 October 2014

16 October 2014

How FlexiGroup uses ReadyRoll

FlexiGroup is a diversified financial services group providing point of sale interest free, no interest ever, leasing, vendor programs, interest free cards and other payment solutions to consumers and businesses. We talk to Damian Haynes, Senior Application Developer at FlexiGroup, about why his team selected ReadyRoll as their database change management tool. How did... Read more