Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Continuous integration thoughts

I came across the continuos integration concept a while back and found the idea interesting. I have been developing j2ee applications for a while in teams of 1 to 15 people now and this seemed like an helpful process to deliver less buggy code in a well controlled environment. But I have looked at this concept at a very high level and hoping to dig a little deeper in future. What prompted me to blog was chance hit at Martin Flower's blog on the subject at : http://martinfowler.com/articles/continuousIntegration.html.

One of the issues that we have been facing is how to do unit testing of components that go out to external systems like database and web services. And this article sheds some light on what possible steps can be taken : http://martinfowler.com/articles/evodb.html

Need to start looking into this more seriously.

No comments: