Blog Posts about Developer Zone

JDK7 is now default for new apps - finally !

RUN@cloud for some time has shipped with a few baked in JDKs on the system - however the default has remained at JDK6 for some time. Now,...

CloudBees Hangs Out

We have started a new experiment at CloudBees. Every so often - hopefully twice a month, we will be running a “Hangout” over on google plus...

App framework popularity update

Following on from last months report on new app framework popularity (from ClickStarts) - I thought I would give an update: Overall - not a...

CITCON conference 2013

I (Michael) recently attended the CITCON conference (Au/NZ). CITCON (pronounced Kit-con) - is a (usually) free conference for continuous...

Play2.1 is out - and how amazing are Iteratees

So the latest play framework version 2.1 was just released. To celebrate, I updated our Play Clickstart to use play 2.1 (the upgrade was...

Web-app GUI/browser testing on CloudBees build servers

Not everyone knows that the CloudBees build servers come with browsers on them - so you can do “headless” browser GUI testing. However, it...

Play Framework (our most popular framework) used by egraphs

So some time back this case study was posted on egraphs use of CloudBees as the platform for their e-graph service (read the link if you...

AngularJS - HTML for Apps. Try it Now as a ClickStart

So recently I have heard, over and over, that AngularJS is the new hotness (from Google, natch). I ignored it for some time, but eventually...
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Does Community Matter (Oh and GIT is Frickin' Cool BTW)

Let me start by saying some of the flexibility that GIT gives you is just awesome. Take the following command: $ git log --since="1 year...
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API Design is a Craft… and You Don't Have It!

This is somewhat of a rant post. It happens some times ;-) I am told they are more fun to read though! There are some skills that people...