Category: Process and Planning

  • A basic deployment process for web apps

    Having a well defined, repeatable deployment process will ensure uptime for your app and continuity with your team. In this post we’ll discuss a basic deployment process that can be used for most web applications.

  • Picking a Mobile Web Strategy

    In this post I share a few of the decisions I made in planning and developing the Mobile Optimized version of HomeSpot HQ.

  • Lessons learned from a great team.

    In the midst of transitioning to a new job, I felt it would be wise to take a minute to reflect on some of the lessons learned working with the talented team of developers at the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. When I joined this team in August of 2009, they had recently gone through […]

  • TFS Migration: Sharing common code

    In this latest installment of recording our team’s migration to Team Foundation Server 2010, I’ll be describing how we organized and share our common code libraries. The scenario is quite common. We have a Application that provides specific line of business functionality. It leverages several Common libraries that provide underlying functionality that are used by […]

  • TFS Migration: Branching and Merging Strategy

    As we are evaluating and planning our migration to Team Foundation Server 2010, considerations for adopting a Branching and Merging strategy for our source control projects has demanded a lot of our attention. While using Visual Source Safe, our team rarely if ever used Branching to isolate project so they can be developed or supported […]