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Matthew Setter

How Docker Streamlines Production Deployments

Development

Last updated:Monday, January 23, 2017More 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 […]

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Reduce Production Bugs with Continuous Integration

Industry

Last updated:Monday, November 7, 2016Continuous 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 […]

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Getting Started With Laravel On Codeship – Part II

Development

Last updated:Thursday, August 25, 2016In 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 […]

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