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cPrime Announces Acquisition of HKM Consulting

Posted by Chris on February 28, 2017

Press Release cPrime Announces Acquisition of HKM Consulting Addition will expand cPrime’s DevOps Capabilities and help customers implement Software Services Lifecycle Management (SSLM) Foster City, CA – February 28, 2017 – cPrime, the largest Agile and Atlassian consulting and training company in the United States, today announced that it has acquired HKM Consulting, a leading […]

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OpenAPI 3.0 ready, set, go!

Posted by Chris on February 20, 2017

If you haven’t been watching or keeping track of the OpenAPI 3.0 specification, it is almost ready for final release. Tony Tam and other contributors are hard at work getting the final preview into the developers hands. Once this is complete, another round of releases will occur with regards to the supporting tooling (Editor, UI, […]

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Cucumber flexibility

Posted by Chris on December 11, 2016

Recently we developed a training class for a client that shared the value of using BDD / ATDD in testing both a front end and backend API. We leveraged Cucumber and Gherkin to capture the accepted behaviors into scenarios. When executed via Protractor (a Javascript End to End Testing solution for AngularJS), the gherkin scenarios […]

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AWS new Linux Container Image

Posted by Chris on November 16, 2016

Got a chance to speak with Trevor Jones from TechTarget on the new AWS Linux Container Image being offered and an article he was putting together. The discussion centered around how AWS Linux is the defacto by many teams due to the lack of licensing costs and its ability to run across the various AMIs. […]

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Playing Around with Docker 1.12.2 Swarm in Linux CentOS 7

Posted by John on October 27, 2016

Prerequisite: docker 1.12.2 installed in centos 7 Initially I thought it was required to set up a docker network bridge to allow the swarm member to communicate on the different CentOS hosts. This is not the case and it is extremely simple to get a Docker Swarm up and running within minutes. The first step […]

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Gap in Software Education?

Posted by Chris on October 8, 2016

Many years ago my father taught students at a local university around practical skills in architecture that they were never taught (how to quote a job accurately, why you need liability insurance….). It was surprising some of the answers they gave him on how little they would charge for creating a rendering or basic set […]

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The value of an integrated CI/CD stack, the developer console

Posted by Chris on October 2, 2016

In many organizations we see a hodge podge or best of breed approach towards performing Continuous Integration / Delivery. An example of this may be JIRA for user stories, GitHub for source code, Jenkins for builds/deployments etc. What is missing in this is a way to easily visualize the manufacturing of the various releases and […]

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