Blog Posts about Developer Zone

The Most Insidious Bug Ever - Why Dependencies Are Evil

(no connection to cloud) When I was at University - one of the lab exercises was to build and program a network - this included wiring up...

Developers with multiple customers - one weird old tip

Some not very well kept secrets: Creating a CloudBees account and login costs nothing You can link logins from different accounts together...

Bring your own Custom Slaves (build servers) for DEV@cloud

A little known “beta” feature is the ability to “BYO” custom build servers to your DEV@cloud service. There may be times when you need to...

Procfile support: sneak peek (with google go demo)

So a tiny little side project I have worked on is to provide an adapter between Procfile (which Heroku uses) and ClickStacks: https://...

Jenkins CI survey infographic

Take a look info how people are using Jenkins. You can download the full PDF results here .

New app framework popularity report - Rick Astley wouldn't give this up

So, we keep metrics on things. LOTS of things. Probably all the things. And then there is metrics of metrics. We use lots of analytics...

2012 - it's a wrap

So, a belated end of 2012 wrap up post. It has, as always, been a busy year. A lot of quite novel projects were delivered, and I wanted to...
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Should You Deploy -SNAPSHOTs

The first time you come upon Maven you will encounter the magical -SNAPSHOT versioning of artifacts. The first question people have is...

Putting Our PaaS Core (Genapp) on GitHub

We have just released our paas core component “genapp” as open source - on github. This is the core of our paas - a kernel, the meat, the...

Asgard and SimianArmy from Netflix

Netflix is quite prolific in open source tools for cloud developers - in fact, due to their consumer popularity, and general scale (and...