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.
Five tips to improve an offshore team
29 Apr 2016
Tip - Using an offshore team can save time and money, but if used ineffectively, they can cost more than they save. Here are five tips on how to use offshore development teams effectively.
The key to mobile UI development is planning
29 Feb 2016
Tip - There is no such thing as over-planning when prepping for each stage of the mobile UI development. Jenner Lochridge discusses five areas to account for in advance.
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.