Sonatype’s New Nexus Lifecycle Helps Teams Migrate Open Source Libraries
Sonatype Lifecycle

For a variety of reasons, a lot of companies are moving to an Agile, DevOps Culture, Continuous Integration and Delivery/Deployment (CI/CD) model. These transformations rely on a variety of tools, including open source. A lot of organizations also use open source tools and libraries to develop their applications and in order to ensure security, these […]

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Automation of Transferring Files from a Windows Server

I was recently on a project which required my team and I to implement a comprehensive backup scheme involving an AWS (Amazon Web Services) Windows 2012 R2 server. Critical data stored on this server had to be available at all times. My team and I decided to approach the backup task by creating snapshots of […]

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Security Scanning in non-Standard Applications with Burp Macros: Setup

DISCLAIMER: Only perform security testing on applications which you have explicit permission to do so. Also, this post shows features for Burp Suite Professional, as Macros and scanning are not available without a license. Identifying the Target Many web applications are unique and apply complexity which defeats basic security scanning. This can come in the […]

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Running Selenium Tests with Maven

One of the most important things in software testing is integrating tests with the build tool that your project uses. Developers need to be able to run your tests easily, otherwise, they’re probably not going to run them. Another reason for integrating tests is that it encourages clearly defining your project’s build process. In the case […]

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Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit

Great news. I’ll be talking in Chicago on September 19th at the Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit 2016. I’ll be discussing different testing frameworks, with a focus on the team based decision to choose the correct one. Be sure to register if you’re in the area for the conference, as it’s sure to be […]

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Start Using Gradlew

Gradle is very powerful build automation tool.  It supports numerous languages, has a wide array of plugins to choose from, or write your own, easily manage dependencies, and integrates with the build systems such as Jenkins.  Gradle makes it very easy to execute common build tasks and even execute commands on the operating system shell. […]

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DevOps Test Automation in Practice

  The Engineer Your DevOps webinar series emphasizes application of software engineering principles to build DevOps solutions that are are reliable, scalable and sustainable.  On June 17, 2015, special guest Max Saperstone joined Jeffery Payne and Richard Mills on the topic “Integrating Automated Testing Into DevOps.” DevOps is not a tool or a process but […]

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