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Abstract

Of all the Extreme Programming practices, continuous integration is one of the least controversial – the benefits of an integrated, streamlined build process is something that software developers immediately recognise. However, as a project scales up in size and complexity, continuous integration can become increasingly hard to practice successfully. By focussing on the problems associated with a growing project, this paper describes a variety of strategies for successfully scaling continuous integration.

Keywords

Integration Process Unit Test Acceptance Test Integration Server Code Base 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Owen Rogers
    • 1
  1. 1.ThoughtWorks, Inc.LondonUnited Kingdom

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