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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For scrum process, real change takes the long road
10 Mar 2015
Podcast - Many teams struggle with solid scrum processes. Take ALM to the next level with advice from QA and project management expert Matt Heusser.
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Emerging 2015 Java trends: Cloud based IDEs and greater Java 8 adoption
09 Apr 2015
Feature - So far in 2015, big trends are emerging in the Java ecosystem, and top among those trends are the use of cloud-based IDEs and the adoption of Java 8 and lambda expressions.
Google's Project X: Solving the worlds problems, one moon-shot at a time
07 Apr 2015
Feature - Using the ambitious plans to put humans on the moon as a source of inspiration, Google is asking young minds to come up with their own 'moon-shots' that approach solving important problems in new and creative ways.
How embedded technologies are enabling the Internet of Things (IOT)
29 Mar 2015
Feature - From wearable devices to internet connected devices called NodeBots, embedded technologies are enabling the development of all of the cool, new devices that are colloquially being referred to as the Internet of Things (IOT).
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Successfully managing software quality with growing, globally distributed teams
26 Mar 2015
Tip - Successfully managing a software project is always a challenge, but when a project grows into a globally distributed development effort, application lifecycle management (ALM) becomes a real challenge. So how does Liferay, an open source, enterprise...
Improving software quality in every application lifecycle management (ALM) stage
23 Mar 2015
Tip - Development lifecycles have become tremendously compressed, which means many stages of the application lifecycle management process are iterated over time and time again. Here are some lessons SFactory's Sorin Zaporojan learned throughout the ALM process.
Tracking the evolution of ALM tools
20 Mar 2015
Tip - Modern ALM tools evolved from physical story walls. Matt Heusser explains what was lost in translation and what can be gained.