Jetty – Java-based HTTP server

Jetty is a 100% pure Java-based HTTP server and servlet container (application server). Jetty is a free and open source project under the Apache 2.0 License. Jetty is used by several other popular…

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Types of Build in Remote Agent

Types of Build in Remote Agent Build Management tools has one one capability where they can share the infrasture to build the product in less time with the help of…

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Compare between RSM and Sonar

Metrics Tools Category Metric Comment RSM Sonar Function Metrics LOC Lines of Code Per Function, All Functions Yes Yes eLOC (Effective LOC) Per Function, All Functions Yes Yes lLOC (Logical…

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General SCM Interview Questions and Answers

The previous chapters outlined the state of CM technology from the standpoint of a spectrum of concepts underlying automated CM, and from the standpoint of the reflection of some of…

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Definition of Configuration Management

Software CM is a discipline for controlling the evolution of software systems. Classic discussions about CM are given in texts such as [6] and [8]. A standard definition taken from…

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Roles of CM Users and Views of CM

Roles of CM Users and Views of CM Different views of CM emanate from the different roles and concerns of people in an organization. A simple, typical, CM user scenario…

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Steps for a complete clean build

Following are the steps for a complete clean build: 1. Build project (compilation)—In the build phase, the build system compiles operating system (OS) component source files and produces libraries. The…

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Configuration Management

By Bob Aiello 2876 days ago Comments (2) configuration management jobs careers Hey everyone – we are having a discussion about getting started in CM – in the CM Crossroads forums http://bit.ly/awKvKA. Please feel…

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Features in TFSC are fairly standard among SCC tools

Some of the features in TFSC are fairly standard among SCC tools: Workspace creation Workspace synchronization File checkout Overlapping checkout by multiple users of the same file Atomic change-set check-in…

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Merging Functionality in TFSC

The merging functionality in TFSC is centered on the following typical development scenarios: Scenario 1: The catch-up merge— The user wants to merge all changes from a source branch that have…

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Branching in TFSC

Branching in TFSC Branching is the SCM operation of creating an independent line of development for one or more files. In a sense, branching a file results in two identical copies…

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Offline Checkout/Check-In in TFSC

A contributor syncs his workspace and takes his laptop home for the evening. At home, he continues working and chooses to check out a file. An unmodified copy of the…

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Hardware for The Build Lab

The build lab should include some high-end hardware for building the applications. Because the entire team depends on the results of a build, the high-end computers ensure that the build…

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XML Is the Here, the Now, and the Future

XML Is the Here, the Now, and the Future XML is short for Extensible Markup Language, which is a specification developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). XML is…

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Some new terms of TFSC

Repository— The data store containing all files and folders in the TFSC database. Mapping— An association of a repository path with a local working folder on the client computer. Working…

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Important Configuration Definitions

Source code— Files written in high-level languages such as C# that need to be compiled (for example, foo.cs). Source(s)— All the files involved in building a product (for example, C,…

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More Important Build Definitions

I need to define some common build terms that are used throughout this article. It is also important for groups or teams to define these terms on a project-wide basis…

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Types of Builds: Developers and Project

I like to say that there are really only two types of builds: ones that work and ones that don’t. Seriously, though, when you’re shipping a product, you should consider…

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The Importance of a Successful Daily Build

Former Microsoft Visual Studio Product Manager Jim McCarthy used to say, “Successful daily builds are the heartbeat of a software project. If you do not have successful daily builds, then…

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The Four Basic Requirements for an SCM

Identification, control, audit, and status accounting are the four basic requirements for a software configuration management system. These requirements must be satisfied regardless of the amount of automation within the…

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