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Pragmatic Project Automation: How to Build, Deploy, and Monitor Java Applications


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Pragmatic Project Automation

How to Build, Deploy, and Monitor Java Applications


Pragmatic Project Automation shows you how to improve the consistency and repeatability of your project’s procedures using automation to reduce risk and errors.

Simply put, we’re going to put this thing called a computer to work for you doing the mundane (but important) project stuff. That means you’ll have more time and energy to do the really exciting—and difficult—stuff, like writing quality code.

About this Title

Pages: 176
Published: 2004-07-01
Release: P3.0 (2005-11-24)
ISBN: 978-0-9745-1403-1

With this book, you will:

  • Discover how automation saves you time and money
  • Learn to use common, freely available tools to automate build, test, and release procedures.
  • Learn effective ways to keep on top of problems for the whole team
  • Use automation to create better code
  • See how to create and deploy releases easily and automatically Explore techniques that let programs monitor themselves and report problems

This is a book by programmers, for programmers. This isn’t the sort of automation used to make backups or process your payroll. This is automation for the rest of us

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Mike Clark is an author, speaker, consultant, and most importantly, he’s a programmer. He is co-author of Bitter EJB (Manning), editor of the JUnit FAQ, and frequent speaker at software development conferences.

Mike has been crafting software professionally since 1992 in the fields of aerospace, telecommunications, financial services, and the Internet. In addition to helping develop commercial software tools, Mike is the creator of several popular open-source tools including JUnitPerf and JDepend. Mike helps teams build better software faster through his company, Clarkware Consulting, Inc.