Application lifecycle management (ALM) is one of the most important aspects of Java project management. Still, Java ALM is very similar to that of an enterprise application developed on any other software platform. Check out this section for news, tips and opinions on the best ways to manage the Java application lifecycle including requirements, design, testing, deployment, version management and more.
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2013 sweetheart AngularJS takes a back seat to Docker at Devoxx 2014
11 Nov 2014
News - While AngularJS was everyone's sweetheart at Devoxx 2013, this year at Devoxx 2014, it appears that Docker, along with all of the usual suspects, from Scala to Java 8, is the new hot topic.
The highlights of Java EE 8
30 Sep 2014
News - At JavaOne 2014, the latest features and upgrades of Java EE 8 were highlighted.
Java development and application lifecycle management collide at JavaOne
23 Sep 2013
Conference News - There is an intersection between Java development and application lifecycle management, but at JavaOne this year, the ebb has flowed away from ALM, as the conference focuses largely on the technical side of things.
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How realistic is your mobile testing strategy?
20 Jan 2015
Feature - Given the unpredictable nature of the way handheld devices will be used, organizations must ensure they employ a realistic mobile testing strategy, or face the reality that problems will be a reality after deployment.
Can a pattern become an anti-pattern? How to avoid the loose coupling mistake
15 Jan 2015
Feature - Nobody is debating the benefits of loose-coupling, but far too many SOA architects take the practice too far. Make sure you know when loose-coupling makes sense, and more importantly, when it doesn't.
Cloud based IDEs continue to mature, changing the software development process
12 Jan 2015
Feature - There has always been talk of doing software development in the cloud, but the reality has been far from the promise. But recent improvements are changing attitudes, enticing developers to change their software development process.
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How to ensure continuous integration leads to continuous improvement
18 Dec 2014
Tip - Many organizations employ continuous integration strategies, but beyond simplifying DevOps, CI systems should contribute to continuous improvement of software quality as well. Here are some tips on how to ensure that happens.
Java 8, Project Lambda brew up scalability, automation
09 Dec 2014
Tip - The programming language’s new release gets help from nimble Project Lambda for easier and speedier development.
Behavior-driven development: Five tips for keeping BDD projects on track
09 Dec 2014
Tip - Many organizations are approaching software design in a new way, with one of the most popular being Behavior-driven development (BDD). Here are five tips to keep your BDD projects on track