Creating a complete cycle of continuous integration can make or break a software team’s efficiency. A team has to leverage several components to fully utilize the autonomy of CI. The team’s commitment to properly configuring, maintaining, and optimizing this process will be the determining factor of success. Let’s talk about some of these integral components […]

Bamboo is a great CI/CD tool in itself and combined with the rest of the Atlassian suite, it is even more.. umm.. awesome. Let’s review why we here at Isos love Bamboo so much as over Jenkins (which, don’t get me wrong, we LOVE Jenkins too): Batteries Included: While Bamboo doesn’t have the app eco-system Jenkins […]

Introduction: I have spilled a lot of virtual ink lately on Bamboo (Atlassian’s on-premise CI/CD solution), specifically regarding implementing “build as code.” To be sure it is a great feature that we here at Isos believe all Bamboo users should consider, both for existing and green-field installations. However the Bamboo product team at Atlassian has […]

We all hate price increases, but we all love sandwiches. Let’s deliver the former via the later. “All of humankind has one thing on common. The sandwich. I believe that all anyone really wants in this life is to sit in peace and eat a sandwich.” – Liz Lemon, 30 Rock The ole Sandwich Technique… […]

The 2018 GDC (Game Developers Conference) was held in San Francisco the week of March 19th. When most people think of gaming, the first things that come to mind are the hottest new games like Fortnite, big-name game development companies such as Blizzard Entertainment, streaming services like Twitch and gaming hardware manufactures like Razer. What […]

Here at Isos we have assisted many large and small organizations in their quest to insure they are in compliance with whatever burdensome imposed regulation they are subject to. These rules, be they internally or externally imposed, have always been a source of friction in teams getting whatever project being worked on done. In almost […]

After having a look at the merging features in Stash, we will take a tour thru the configuration of Bamboo with regards to its auto-merging features. Configuration The auto-merge configuration in Bamboo is part of the “Branches” settings page. After checking the “Branch merging enabled” options, two options will appear for choosing the desired merge functionality. Branch […]

The Atlassian tools Stash and Bamboo allow users to configure auto-merging of source code. In my next two blogs I will give some details about this feature and discuss some pitfalls. For this demonstration I used the 3.1.3 version of Stash. Configuration The configuration of the auto-merge feature in Stash is as easy as it gets. […]

Even though continuous deployment is not part of Gitflow per se, we want to take a quick look at the tools Bamboo provides to allow for continuous deployment of application changes. Build Plan Setup Setting up a Bamboo plan for continuous deployment starts very much like the configuration of the plan we created in the previous […]

If You Open It, They Will Come… with Beer When Atlassian asked Isos to attend their Austin RoadTrip and Launch Party for their new Austin office we said… “you bet”, then promptly purchased two Four Peak’s kegs, rented a Suburban, and sent part of the Isos team on the road to Austin. What else would […]