What is agile methodology?

Posted by Atul Gunjal on May 10, 2018 9:23:16 AM

My prospective customers frequently ask me the above question. In addition they want to know whether agile and scrum are same. 

I list the following example to them. Suppose you want to buy a car. Then based on your needs you either go for SUV or Sedan or Convertible or Coupe or Mini Van or Van or Hatchback or Sports Car. Once you decide the type of car, then you select car’s make, i.e., whether to buy a car from Mercedes or BMW or General Motor or Ford or Toyota or Nissan or Jeep or Suzuki or Hyundai, etc. 

In similar fashion based on your project’s need, you decide whether to follow Agile methodology or Iterative methodology.  Once you decide that you want to go for Agile methodology then you decide which process from the Agile methodology you want to follow, Scrum or Extreme Programming, Adaptive System Development, DSDM (Dynamic System Development Method), Feature Driven Development, Kanban, Crystal, etc. 

 

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Topics: Agile, Agile development, Scurm, Agile Methodology

Agile DevOps - Case of using Jenkins for multiple sites, implementations, and environments for .NET Cloud Apps (Part-1)

Posted by Ramesh Kumhar on May 2, 2018 9:19:16 AM

 

 

We faced several challenges working with our existing CI systems, namely Bamboo and TeamCity, while setting up our CI/CD pipelines on on-prem private cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructure for our clients. To overcome these challenges we decided to evaluate Jenkins, and to our surprise everything went seamlessly. It took us some time before we could get the 'msbuild' to work. After installing Visual Studio build tools on the build servers, msbuild started working smoothly. In this blog I'll try to outline the challenges and steps we followed to get our complete CI/CD environment setup and configured with Jenkins

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Topics: Educational mobile app, Continuous Integration, TeamCity, Agile, MSBuild, DevOps, Jenkins, CI/CD, Continuous Delivery, Deployments, Bamboo