Continuous Integration in .NET

Author: Marcin Kawalerowicz,Craig Berntson

Publisher: Manning Publications

ISBN: 9781935182559

Category: Computers

Page: 303

View: 770

Provides information on the best practices of continuous integration using Microsoft .NET, covering such topics as testing and building automation, analyzing the code, and generating documentation.

Enterprise Integration Patterns

Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions

Author: Gregor Hohpe,Bobby Woolf

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133065103

Category: Computers

Page: 735

View: 658

Enterprise Integration Patterns provides an invaluable catalog of sixty-five patterns, with real-world solutions that demonstrate the formidable of messaging and help you to design effective messaging solutions for your enterprise. The authors also include examples covering a variety of different integration technologies, such as JMS, MSMQ, TIBCO ActiveEnterprise, Microsoft BizTalk, SOAP, and XSL. A case study describing a bond trading system illustrates the patterns in practice, and the book offers a look at emerging standards, as well as insights into what the future of enterprise integration might hold. This book provides a consistent vocabulary and visual notation framework to describe large-scale integration solutions across many technologies. It also explores in detail the advantages and limitations of asynchronous messaging architectures. The authors present practical advice on designing code that connects an application to a messaging system, and provide extensive information to help you determine when to send a message, how to route it to the proper destination, and how to monitor the health of a messaging system. If you want to know how to manage, monitor, and maintain a messaging system once it is in use, get this book.

Continuous Integration

Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk

Author: Paul M. Duvall,Steve Matyas,Andrew Glover

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0321630149

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 8272

For any software developer who has spent days in “integration hell,” cobbling together myriad software components, Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk illustrates how to transform integration from a necessary evil into an everyday part of the development process. The key, as the authors show, is to integrate regularly and often using continuous integration (CI) practices and techniques. The authors first examine the concept of CI and its practices from the ground up and then move on to explore other effective processes performed by CI systems, such as database integration, testing, inspection, deployment, and feedback. Through more than forty CI-related practices using application examples in different languages, readers learn that CI leads to more rapid software development, produces deployable software at every step in the development lifecycle, and reduces the time between defect introduction and detection, saving time and lowering costs. With successful implementation of CI, developers reduce risks and repetitive manual processes, and teams receive better project visibility. The book covers How to make integration a “non-event” on your software development projects How to reduce the amount of repetitive processes you perform when building your software Practices and techniques for using CI effectively with your teams Reducing the risks of late defect discovery, low-quality software, lack of visibility, and lack of deployable software Assessments of different CI servers and related tools on the market The book’s companion Web site, www.integratebutton.com, provides updates and code examples.

Deploying .NET Applications

Learning MSBuild and ClickOnce

Author: Sayed Hashimi

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430201625

Category: Computers

Page: 280

View: 358

Proven author provides expert analysis on key new features Visual Studio 2005 release provides an ample catalyst for sales of this book Our .NET 2.0 series has proven to be a very successful book line; this is a member of such

Xamarin Continuous Integration and Delivery

Team Services, Test Cloud, and HockeyApp

Author: Gerald Versluis

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484227166

Category: Computers

Page: 197

View: 1143

Learn everything you need to set up a full-featured, automated pipeline for Xamarin development and deployment. Automate everything from the build step through to deployment and delivery to your customer. If you thought this level of automation could be achieved only by large companies with generous funding, think again! You as a single developer, or working in a small team or company, can automate your processes to punch heavier than your weight. What’s more, you can achieve this level of automation completely for free! This hands-on guide takes you step-by-step from setting up your first automated build all the way to integrated unit testing, and finally through to delivering a high-quality app to your testers and end users. The automation presented in this book saves a lot of frustration and recurring work, providing you more time to focus on building the robust and compelling apps that delight your customers and keep you steps ahead of the competition. Not only does this book teach how to get a grip on consistent quality, but it covers the use of HockeyApp to track events and usage, and to report errors and anomalies back to home base for developers to investigate. Many times it’s possible to detect and fix errors before a user even notices they are there. This book: Teaches the necessity of an automated development pipeline Helps you set up an automated pipeline for Xamarin development Integrates testing (on physical devices!) to ensure high-quality apps What You'll Learn Why you want an automated development pipeline Obtain and configure the automated tooling Continuously integrate your apps Run automated unit tests Push updates to your customers Monitor and detect errors without user intervention Who This Book Is For App developers looking for ways to ensure consistent quality of work and wanting to know how their apps are doing in actual use by customers

Pro .NET Best Practices

Author: Stephen Ritchie

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430240245

Category: Computers

Page: 372

View: 2749

Pro .NET Best Practices is a practical reference to the best practices that you can apply to your .NET projects today. You will learn standards, techniques, and conventions that are sharply focused, realistic and helpful for achieving results, steering clear of unproven, idealistic, and impractical recommendations. Pro .NET Best Practices covers a broad range of practices and principles that development experts agree are the right ways to develop software, which includes continuous integration, automated testing, automated deployment, and code analysis. Whether the solution is from a free and open source or a commercial offering, you will learn how to get a continuous integration server running and executing builds every time code changes. You will write clearer and more maintainable automated testing code that focuses on prevention and helping your .NET project succeed. By learning and following the .NET best practices in this book, you will avoid making the same mistakes once. With this book at your side, you'll get: Real-world, no-nonsense approaches to continuous integration, automated testing, automated deployment, and code analysis Tips and tricks you'll need to clear hurdles that keep others from putting these common sense ideas into common practice Guidance from the minimal, essential approach all the way to what's necessary to deliver at the highest levels of quality and effectiveness Benefit immediately, even before finishing it, from the knowledge, workable advice, and experience found in Pro .NET Best Practices.

Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment

Reliable and faster software releases with automating builds, tests, and deployment

Author: Sander Rossel

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787284182

Category: Computers

Page: 458

View: 6306

Getting started with the processes and the tools to continuously deliver high-quality software About This Book Incorporate popular development practices to prevent messy code Automate your build, integration, release, and deployment processes with Jenkins, Git, and Gulp?and learn how continuous integration (CI) can save you time and money Gain an end-to-end overview of Continuous Integration using different languages (JavaScript and C#) and tools (Gulp and Jenkins) Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who want to understand and implement Continuous Integration and Delivery in their daily work. A basic knowledge of at least JavaScript and HTML/CSS is required. Knowing C# and SQL will come in handy. Most programmers who have programmed in a (compiled) C-like language will be able to follow along. What You Will Learn Get to know all the aspects of Continuous Integration, Deployment, and Delivery Find out how Git can be used in a CI environment Set up browser tests using Karma and Selenium and unit tests using Jasmine Use Node.js, npm, and Gulp to automate tasks such as linting, testing, and minification Explore different Jenkins jobs to integrate with Node.js and C# projects Perform Continuous Delivery and Deployment using Jenkins Test and deliver a web API In Detail The challenge faced by many teams while implementing Continuous Deployment is that it requires the use of many tools and processes that all work together. Learning and implementing all these tools (correctly) takes a lot of time and effort, leading people to wonder whether it's really worth it. This book sets up a project to show you the different steps, processes, and tools in Continuous Deployment and the actual problems they solve. We start by introducing Continuous Integration (CI), deployment, and delivery as well as providing an overview of the tools used in CI. You'll then create a web app and see how Git can be used in a CI environment. Moving on, you'll explore unit testing using Jasmine and browser testing using Karma and Selenium for your app. You'll also find out how to automate tasks using Gulp and Jenkins. Next, you'll get acquainted with database integration for different platforms, such as MongoDB and PostgreSQL. Finally, you'll set up different Jenkins jobs to integrate with Node.js and C# projects, and Jenkins pipelines to make branching easier. By the end of the book, you'll have implemented Continuous Delivery and deployment from scratch. Style and approach This practical book takes a step-by-step approach to explaining all the concepts of Continuous Integration and delivery, and how it can help you deliver a high-quality product.

The Art of Lean Software Development

A Practical and Incremental Approach

Author: Curt Hibbs,Steve Jewett,Mike Sullivan

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596550987

Category: Computers

Page: 142

View: 2572

This succinct book explains how you can apply the practices of Lean software development to dramatically increase productivity and quality. Based on techniques that revolutionized Japanese manufacturing, Lean principles are being applied successfully to product design, engineering, the supply chain, and now software development. With The Art of Lean Software Development, you'll learn how to adopt Lean practices one at a time rather than taking on the entire methodology at once. As you master each practice, you'll see significant, measurable results. With this book, you will: Understand Lean's origins from Japanese industries and how it applies to software development Learn the Lean software development principles and the five most important practices in detail Distinguish between the Lean and Agile methodologies and understand their similarities and differences Determine which Lean principles you should adopt first, and how you can gradually incorporate more of the methodology into your process Review hands-on practices, including descriptions, benefits, trade-offs, and roadblocks Learn how to sell these principles to management The Art of Lean Software Development is ideal for busy people who want to improve the development process but can't afford the disruption of a sudden and complete transformation. The Lean approach has been yielding dramatic results for decades, and with this book, you can make incremental changes that will produce immediate benefits. "This book presents Lean practices in a clear and concise manner so readers are motivated to make their software more reliable and less costly to maintain. I recommend it to anyone looking for an easy-to-follow guide to transform how the developer views the process of writing good software."-- Bryan Wells, Boeing Intelligence & Security Sytems Mission System "If you're new to Lean software development and you're not quite sure where to start, this book will help get your development process going in the right direction, one step at a time."-- John McClenning, software development lead, Aclara

C# and .NET Core Test-Driven Development

Dive into TDD to create flexible, maintainable, and production-ready .NET Core applications

Author: Ayobami Adewole

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788299922

Category: Computers

Page: 300

View: 6793

Learn how to apply a test-driven development process by building ready C# 7 and .NET Core applications. Key Features Create tests to quickly detect and resolve issues when writing portable code Uncover code integration issues that improve code quality using continuous integration Set up and use data-driven unit testing to verify your code Book Description This book guides developers to create robust, production-ready C# 7 and .NET Core applications through the practice of test-driven development process. In C# and .NET Core Test-Driven Development, you will learn the different stages of the TDD life cycle, basics of TDD, best practices, and anti-patterns. It will teach you how to create an ASP.NET Core MVC sample application, write testable code with SOLID principles and set up a dependency injection for your sample application. Next, you will learn the xUnit testing framework and learn how to use its attributes and assertions. You’ll see how to create data-driven unit tests and mock dependencies in your code. You will understand the difference between running and debugging your tests on .NET Core on LINUX versus Windows and Visual Studio. As you move forward, you will be able to create a healthy continuous integration process for your sample application using GitHub, TeamCity, Cake, and Microsoft VSTS. By the end of this book, you will have learned how to write clean and robust code through the effective practice of TDD, set up CI build steps to test and build applications as well as how to package application for deployment on NuGet. What you will learn Write flexible, maintainable, and verifiable code for .NET Core Write testable code using SOLID principles and dependency injections Recognize the characteristics of a good unit test Structure and group your unit test Use mock objects to handle dependencies Set up an end-to-end continuous integration process Who this book is for This book is for .NET developers who would like to build efficient applications by implementing principles of test-driven development. C# programming and working knowledge of VS is assumed.

DevOps on the Microsoft Stack

Author: Wouter de Kort

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484214463

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 753

This book tells you everything you need to know to help your organization implement DevOps on the Microsoft platform. You will learn how to use Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services, and Azure to implement a complete DevOps process in your company. You will learn about Agile Project Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Technical Debt Management, Automatic Testing and Monitoring, and see how all these areas fit together. DevOps is important for organizations that want to make the best use of their resources and avoid costly mistakes. Teams that embrace DevOps deploy code up to 30 times more frequently than their competition and less than 50% of their deployments fail according to Puppet Labs State of DevOps survey. DevOps on the Microsoft Stack shows you how to help your organization implement DevOps, covering the tooling they will need and how to make everything work together while following best practices. The focus is not only on technology but also on the cultural issues that teams will face when implementing DevOps. The author’s goal is to not only show you which tooling there is but help you to successfully use everything together to implement DevOps in your projects and organization. In this book, you'll learn: What DevOps is and how it can help development teams How to use Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services, and Azure to setup a DevOps process How to introduce DevOps to your organization and how to overcome problems

Continuous Delivery

Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation (Adobe Reader)

Author: Jez Humble,David Farley

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780321670229

Category: Computers

Page: 512

View: 8795

Winner of the 2011 Jolt Excellence Award! Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through automation of the build, deployment, and testing process, and improved collaboration between developers, testers, and operations, delivery teams can get changes released in a matter of hours— sometimes even minutes–no matter what the size of a project or the complexity of its code base. Jez Humble and David Farley begin by presenting the foundations of a rapid, reliable, low-risk delivery process. Next, they introduce the “deployment pipeline,” an automated process for managing all changes, from check-in to release. Finally, they discuss the “ecosystem” needed to support continuous delivery, from infrastructure, data and configuration management to governance. The authors introduce state-of-the-art techniques, including automated infrastructure management and data migration, and the use of virtualization. For each, they review key issues, identify best practices, and demonstrate how to mitigate risks. Coverage includes • Automating all facets of building, integrating, testing, and deploying software • Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels • Improving collaboration between developers, testers, and operations • Developing features incrementally on large and distributed teams • Implementing an effective configuration management strategy • Automating acceptance testing, from analysis to implementation • Testing capacity and other non-functional requirements • Implementing continuous deployment and zero-downtime releases • Managing infrastructure, data, components and dependencies • Navigating risk management, compliance, and auditing Whether you’re a developer, systems administrator, tester, or manager, this book will help your organization move from idea to release faster than ever—so you can deliver value to your business rapidly and reliably.

Continuous Delivery with Visual Studio ALM 2015

Author: Mathias Olausson,Jakob Ehn

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 148421272X

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 6771

This book is the authoritative source on implementing Continuous Delivery practices using Microsoft’s Visual Studio and TFS 2015. Microsoft MVP authors Mathias Olausson and Jakob Ehn translate the theory behind this methodology and show step by step how to implement Continuous Delivery in a real world environment. Building good software is challenging. Building high-quality software on a tight schedule can be close to impossible. Continuous Delivery is an agile and iterative technique that enables developers to deliver solid, working software in every iteration. Continuous delivery practices help IT organizations reduce risk and potentially become as nimble, agile, and innovative as startups. In this book, you'll learn: What Continuous Delivery is and how to use it to create better software more efficiently using Visual Studio 2015 How to use Team Foundation Server 2015 and Visual Studio Online to plan, design, and implement powerful and reliable deployment pipelines Detailed step-by-step instructions for implementing Continuous Delivery on a real project

Open Source .Net Development

Author: Brian Nantz

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 484

View: 3409

Provides information on .NET development in an open source environment.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python

Best Practices for Development

Author: Kenneth Reitz,Tanya Schlusser

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491933224

Category: Computers

Page: 338

View: 9327

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python takes the journeyman Pythonista to true expertise. More than any other language, Python was created with the philosophy of simplicity and parsimony. Now 25 years old, Python has become the primary or secondary language (after SQL) for many business users. With popularity comes diversity—and possibly dilution. This guide, collaboratively written by over a hundred members of the Python community, describes best practices currently used by package and application developers. Unlike other books for this audience, The Hitchhiker’s Guide is light on reusable code and heavier on design philosophy, directing the reader to excellent sources that already exist.

Learning Continuous Integration with Jenkins

A beginner's guide to implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Jenkins 2, 2nd Edition

Author: Nikhil Pathania

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788475194

Category: Computers

Page: 362

View: 3638

Speed up the software delivery process and software productivity using the latest features of Jenkins Key Features Take advantage of a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery solution to speed up productivity and achieve faster software delivery See all the new features introduced in Jenkins 2.x, such as Pipeline as code, Multibranch pipeline, Docker Plugin, and more Learn to implement Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery by orchestrating multiple DevOps tools using Jenkins Book Description In past few years, agile software development has seen tremendous growth. There is a huge demand for software delivery solutions that are fast yet flexible to numerous amendments. As a result, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) methodologies are gaining popularity. This book starts off by explaining the concepts of CI and its significance in the Agile. Next, you'll learn how to configure and set up Jenkins in many different ways. The book exploits the concept of "pipeline as code" and various other features introduced in the Jenkins 2.x release to their full potential. We also talk in detail about the new Jenkins Blue Ocean interface and the features that help to quickly and easily create a CI pipeline. Then we dive into the various features offered by Jenkins one by one, exploiting them for CI and CD. Jenkins' core functionality and flexibility allows it to fit in a variety of environments and can help streamline the development process for all stakeholders. Next, you'll be introduced to CD and will learn how to achieve it using Jenkins. Through this book's wealth of best practices and real-world tips, you'll discover how easy it is to implement CI and CD using Jenkins. What you will learn Get to know some of the most popular ways to set up Jenkins See all the new features introduced in the latest Jenkins, such as pipeline as code, Multibranch pipeline, and more Manage users, projects, and permissions in Jenkins to ensure better security Leverage the power of plugins in Jenkins Learn how to create a CI pipeline using Jenkins Blue Ocean Create a distributed build farm using Docker and use it with Jenkins Implement CI and CD using Jenkins See the difference between CD and Continuous Deployment Understand the concepts of CI Who this book is for The book is for those with little or no previous experience with Agile or CI and CD. It’s a good starting point for anyone new to this field who wants to leverage the benefits of CI and CD to increase productivity and reduce delivery time. It’s ideal for Build and Release engineers, DevOps engineers, SCM (Software Configuration Management) engineers, developers, testers, and project managers. If you’re already using Jenkins for CI, you can take your project to the next level—CD.

Beginning Build and Release Management with TFS 2017 and VSTS

Leveraging Continuous Delivery for Your Business

Author: Chaminda Chandrasekara

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484228111

Category: Computers

Page: 559

View: 5568

Master build and release management with Team Foundation Service and Visual Studio Team Services to facilitate the continuous delivery of software updates to your development team. You'll receive detailed, practical guidance on automating website deployments in Azure App Service, database deployments to Azure platform, Micro Services deployments in Azure Service Fabric, and more. Each deployment is structured with the aid of hands-on lessons in a given target environment designed to empower your teams to achieve successful DevOps. This book provides lessons on how to optimize build release management definitions using capabilities, such as task groups. With the help of practical scenarios, you’ll also learn how to diagnose and fix issues in automated builds and deployments. You’ll see how to enhance the capability of build and release management, using team services/TFS Marketplace extensions and writing your own extensions for any missing functionality via hands-on lessons. What You Will Learn Automate deployment to Azure platform, including Web App Service, Azure SQL and Azure Service Fabric Test automation integration with builds and deployments Perform Dynamic CRM deployment handling and package management with TFS/VSTS Examine requirement to production delivery traceability in practical terms Review cross platform build/deployment capabilities of TFS/VSTS. Who This Book Is For Build/Release Engineers, Configuration Managers, Software Developers, Test Automation Engineers, System Engineers, Software Architects and System/Production Support Engineers or anyone who handles and involves in the software delivery process.

A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development

How HP Transformed LaserJet FutureSmart Firmware

Author: Gary Gruver,Mike Young,Pat Fulghum

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0132981017

Category: Computers

Page: 208

View: 9445

Today, even the largest development organizations are turning to agile methodologies, seeking major productivity and quality improvements. However, large-scale agile development is difficult, and publicly available case studies have been scarce. Now, three agile pioneers at Hewlett-Packard present a candid, start-to-finish insider’s look at how they’ve succeeded with agile in one of the company’s most mission-critical software environments: firmware for HP LaserJet printers. This book tells the story of an extraordinary experiment and journey. Could agile principles be applied to re-architect an enormous legacy code base? Could agile enable both timely delivery and ongoing innovation? Could it really be applied to 400+ developers distributed across four states, three continents, and four business units? Could it go beyond delivering incremental gains, to meet the stretch goal of 10x developer productivity improvements? It could, and it did—but getting there was not easy. Writing for both managers and technologists, the authors candidly discuss both their successes and failures, presenting actionable lessons for other development organizations, as well as approaches that have proven themselves repeatedly in HP’s challenging environment. They not only illuminate the potential benefits of agile in large-scale development, they also systematically show how these benefits can actually be achieved. Coverage includes: • Tightly linking agile methods and enterprise architecture with business objectives • Focusing agile practices on your worst development pain points to get the most bang for your buck • Abandoning classic agile methods that don’t work at the largest scale • Employing agile methods to establish a new architecture • Using metrics as a “conversation starter” around agile process improvements • Leveraging continuous integration and quality systems to reduce costs, accelerate schedules, and automate the delivery pipeline • Taming the planning beast with “light-touch” agile planning and lightweight long-range forecasting • Implementing effective project management and ensuring accountability in large agile projects • Managing tradeoffs associated with key decisions about organizational structure • Overcoming U.S./India cultural differences that can complicate offshore development • Selecting tools to support quantum leaps in productivity in your organization • Using change management disciplines to support greater enterprise agility

Real-World Functional Programming

With Examples in F# and C#

Author: Tomas Petricek

Publisher: Manning Publications

ISBN: 9781933988924

Category: Computers

Page: 529

View: 3349

"Real World Functional Programming" is a unique tutorial that explores the functional programming model through the F# and C# languages.

Learning ASP.NET Core 2.0

Build modern web apps with ASP.NET Core 2.0, MVC, and EF Core 2

Author: Jason De Oliveira,Michel Bruchet

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788471849

Category: Computers

Page: 516

View: 9835

Learn how web applications can be built efficiently using ASP.NET Core 2.0 and related frameworks About This Book Get to grips with the new features and APIs introduced in ASP.NET Core 2.0 Leverage the MVC framework and Entity Framework Core 2 to build efficient applications Learn to deploy your web applications in new environments such as the cloud and Docker Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who would like to build modern web applications with ASP.NET Core 2.0. No prior knowledge of ASP.NET or .NET Core is required. However, basic programming knowledge is assumed. Additionally, previous Visual Studio experience will be helpful but is not required, since detailed instructions will guide through the samples of the book.This book can also help people, who work in infrastructure engineering and operations, to monitor and diagnose problems during the runtime of ASP.NET Core 2.0 web applications. What You Will Learn Set up your development environment using Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio Code Create a fully automated continuous delivery pipeline using Visual Studio Team Services Get to know the basic and advanced concepts of ASP.NET Core 2.0 with detailed examples Build an MVC web application and use Entity Framework Core 2 to access data Add Web APIs to your web applications using RPC, REST, and HATEOAS Authenticate and authorize users with built-in ASP.NET Core 2.0 features Use Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Docker to deploy and monitor your applications In Detail The ability to develop web applications that are highly efficient but also easy to maintain has become imperative to many businesses. ASP.NET Core 2.0 is an open source framework from Microsoft, which makes it easy to build cross-platform web applications that are modern and dynamic. This book will take you through all of the essential concepts in ASP.NET Core 2.0, so you can learn how to build powerful web applications. The book starts with a brief introduction to the ASP.NET Core framework and the improvements made in the latest release, ASP.NET Core 2.0. You will then build, test, and debug your first web application very quickly. Once you understand the basic structure of ASP.NET Core 2.0 web applications, you'll dive deeper into more complex concepts and scenarios. Moving on, we'll explain how to take advantage of widely used frameworks such as Model View Controller and Entity Framework Core 2 and you'll learn how to secure your applications. Finally, we'll show you how to deploy and monitor your applications using Azure, AWS, and Docker. After reading the book, you'll be able to develop efficient and robust web applications in ASP.NET Core 2.0 that have high levels of customer satisfaction and adoption. Style and approach Start an exciting journey to building high performance web applications using ASP.NET Core 2.0 and MVC

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012

Adopting Agile Software Practices: From Backlog to Continuous Feedback

Author: Sam Guckenheimer,Neno Loje

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133119181

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 2223

Use Visual Studio® Team Foundation Server 2012 and Agile Methods to Deliver Higher Value Software Faster This is the definitive guide to applying agile development and modern software engineering practices with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012—Microsoft’s complementary Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) platform. Written by the Microsoft Visual Studio product owner and a long-time Team Foundation Server implementation specialist, it focuses on solving real development challenges, systematically eliminating waste, improving transparency, and delivering better software more quickly and painlessly. Coverage includes • Accelerating the “flow of value” to customers, with a transparent backlog, PowerPoint Storyboarding, VS 2012 feedback requests, and a “usability lab” right into your customers’ hands • Driving quality upstream to uncover hidden architectural patterns, ensure cleaner code, fix multiple recurring “cloned” bugs at once, ensure the definition of done with continuous integration and deployment in a reliable build process • Eliminating “no repro” bugs with VS 2012’s six powerful mechanisms for more accurate fault identification and use of virtualized test environments • Using Scrum or other Agile methods with Process Templates effectively across distributed teams in large organization by automating burndowns and dashboards to identify “early warning signals” of emerging problems with quality or maintainability • Staying in the groove by storing the state of your work and environment with shelvesets, to let you handle interruptions smoothly • Leveraging VS 2012’s new support for multiple Microsoft and open source unit testing frameworks in your IDE and continuous integration pipeline • Performing exploratory testing to uncover bugs in surprising places and testing immersive Windows 8 apps • Rapidly improving team development and collaboration with the hosted Team Foundation Service Whatever your development role, this book will help you apply modern software development practices using Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 to focus on what really matters: building soft­ware that begins delivering exceptional value sooner and keeps delighting customers far into the future.