Completing your CD Pipeline for your PHP Project

On my last two posts I went through setting up CI for your PHP project. As promised, this post will walk through the CD pipeline that I setup for the project. The Continuous Integration jobs were a good start, but I wanted to throw in additional testing, on architecture that better mimics production. I created two additional […]

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Agile Testing with Zephyr as a JIRA Plugin

Zephyr Plugin is the solution for Agile Testing if you are already using JIRA in your Agile Software Management as a tool for issue tracking and project management, and want to integrate test management into the same system. It adds many new features to JIRA: Collaboration Test Cases Writing, Reviewing, Executing, Verify Test Results. Formal […]

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Organizational Structures for DevOps

Bringing in DevOps to an organization means making some changes to the culture and structure of teams and the organization. These changes are often disruptive and frequently meet with some resistance from leadership, teams, and individuals. A successful DevOps team is cross-functional, with members that represent the business, development, quality assurance, operations, and anyone else […]

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Filling out your CI Pipeline for Your PHP Project

Last month I started writing about the DevOps pipeline that I built out for a PHP project. Today I plan on filling it out a bit more. What I described last week is what many people consider a full CI Pipeline, executing unit tests, code coverage, and static analysis. I threw in a little more […]

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Starting A CI Pipeline For Your PHP Project

I recently was put on a project where we are doing development for a website. There was already a large code, and we went in to add features in order to complete the site, and perform code refactoring when necessary. In order to accomplish this successfully, we decided to follow the SecureAgileTM, which involves ensuring […]

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Creating a Trace Matrix in Confluence

I am currently working on a project in which we are helping a company transition to using the agile software development methodology.  As part of this transition to agile we set up Jira, Confluence, and Zephyr — Jira is used for managing work (epics, user stories, requirements, and test cases), Confluence is a wiki used for managing […]

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Compatibility Testing Webinar

Introduction A few months, I wrote a blog post about performing compatibility testing for mobile web apps. Since that time, I have been talking with Sauce Labs about putting together a webinar focusing on locally debugging and executing compatibility testing that will eventually be run in the cloud. And that time is finally almost upon us! You […]

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Introduction It’s been a while since I’ve posted about some BDD work, but I’ve recently gotten back into it using Behave. Over the next few months, I’ll be posting more and more, as I get deeper into the tool, but I figure I’ll start with a comparison based on my initial work. This post will […]

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