Claire Brooking

9 February 2015

Claire Brooking

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

Alastair Smith

2 February 2015

Alastair Smith

2 February 2015

Desire Lines in software architecture: what can we learn from landscape architecture?

Before Christmas I was talking with Simon about an architectural approach we’d taken on a recent project. The aim of the project is to replace an existing WinForms user interface with a shiny new HTML and JavaScript version. Part of this involves making HTTP requests back to the “engine” of the product, a .NET... Read more

Top 3 tips for software testing a mature product

Developers and testers generally don’t like to work on a mature product with a legacy code base, especially when the majority of the team has no previous knowledge of either. Having said that, while building and testing a mature product can prove a lot more challenging than tackling a greenfield one, my recent experiences suggest there... Read more

Dan Nolan

16 October 2014

Dan Nolan

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

Jonathan Roberts

13 October 2014

Jonathan Roberts

13 October 2014

The unexpected consequences of compiling user feedback at collection

I’ve run plenty of face-to-face usability sessions, but since joining Redgate I’ve found myself having to run remote sessions. I’ve discovered a great technique and in doing so I have also stumbled upon some unexpected consequences of using it. Redgate has a vast user base, and it turns out that a significant portion of... Read more

David Atkinson

5 September 2014

David Atkinson

5 September 2014

The (r)evolution starts here

Sssshhh. There’s a revolution going on. Quietly, purposefully, and without fanfare, Database Lifecycle Management is looming on the horizon for every developer and DBA. A continuous, agile-based approach to integrating, coordinating and managing the different phases of database delivery. Whoah, there. Database Lifecycle Management? Application Lifecycle Management, yes, but how on earth can you... Read more