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.
There is more to PaaS than just application deployment and management
21 Jan 2014
Tip - There is no doubt that various PaaS plays and cloud computing platforms have greatly simplified application management and deployment, but growth and survival has meant growing far beyond these humble beginnings.
How to mix cloud computing and DevOps to maximize productivity
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Two powerful IT concepts, DevOps and cloud computing, are making organizations more productive than ever before. Here are three tips on how your DevOps team can maximize value by integrating with cloud computing technologies.
With Java EE 7, your Design Patterns are dead. And your EAR is ugly too.
01 Jan 2014
Tip - Adam Bien isn't without opinions when it comes to modern day enterprise programming techniques. From the use of design patterns, to the manner in which projects and modules are divided, Bien isn't without opinions when it comes to developing Java...
Three expert tips for getting mobile ALM right (Application Lifecycle Management)
14 Jul 2013
Tip - Mobile application lifecycle management can be a challenge, so here are three expert tips to help solve those difficult mobile ALM challenges.
Understanding the implicit dangers of software component re-use
07 Jun 2013
Tip - Every software developers has the goal of component re-use, but there are implicit dangers in the practice that all developers must be aware of.
Mobile ALM Tip: Four ways to effectively move apps out of production
06 Jun 2013
Tip - Moving applications out of production can be a mobile ALM challenge, but with these four tips, organizations will be minimizing the challenge of application decommissioning.
The end of the ALM process: When to decommission a mobile app
06 Jun 2013
Tip - There comes a point in the ALM process where an application, especially a mobile app, needs to be decommissioned and taken out of service.