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.
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.
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
Tips on leveraging Lambda expressions
03 Oct 2014
Tip - Discussion at JavaOne 2014 turned to leveraging capabilities from Lambda expressions.
Transitioning to Java 8
03 Oct 2014
Tip - At JavaOne, the vice president of Java development at Oracle opened up about Java 8 trends and expectations.
Understanding the new Nashorn
01 Oct 2014
Tip - At JavaOne 2014, discussion turned to the creation and upgrades of the compiler engine called 'Nashorn.'
How continuous integration cracks ALM processes
12 Jun 2014
Tip - Learn how the ALM process is dependent upon continually integrating and testing applications.