Continuous Integration and the “Cup of Coffee” Test

The “cup of coffee” metric examines if a developer can get up and get a cup of coffee once they commit code. After they’ve returned from their coffee break, the developer should have some feedback about whether their code was useful and if they need to start regression testing.

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Continuous Integration: The Cornerstone of a Great Shop

Choosing a Continuous Integration server

Continuous Integration anti-patterns

Continuous Integration Tools Directory

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