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Matthew Setter

How Docker Streamlines Production Deployments

Development

Reading Time: 7 minutesMore than anything else, modern development’s primary focus is often based around three central concepts: efficiency reliability repeatability But how do you achieve these three objectives when modern application architectures often have a range of variables in play at any one time, which is further exacerbated by multiple deployment environments? To achieve these goals, you […]

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Reduce Production Bugs with Continuous Integration

Industry

Reading Time: 9 minutesContinuous integration is so often preached from the pulpit of careful software craftsmanship that you might think it’s nothing more than KoolAidtm. However, continuous integration is neither transitory nor hollow; it’s a valuable and scientifically verifiable means of reducing production bugs. Today, let’s step through how CI does that. But before we do, consider this […]

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Getting Started With Laravel On Codeship – Part II

Development

Reading Time: 10 minutesIn the first part of this series, I stepped through the basics of creating a continuous-deployment pipeline for a Laravel-based application using Codeship. We had a look at the application’s overall structure, its configuration, created database migrations, and created some acceptance tests. We finished up by working through an initial Codeship project creation, so that […]

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