Introducing Agola: CI/CD redefined

There’re many CI/CD tools outside, some are available only as SaaS (and many are free for Open Source projects but some of them are closed source), others are open source and you can install them where you want. So: why another CI/CD tool? At Sorint.lab we used many different CI/CD tools for years, our Open Source projects…

FROM CHAOS TO CI/CD 5: “Approaches to implement CI”

After many years dealing change projects in the development processes with successes and failures… we learned at least that it’s a continuous learning exercise! When the successes come there is no magic involved, no magic wand (tools) only commitment sharing experiences, failures and critical points… The magic behind it. Well I wrote no magic involved…

FROM CHAOS TO CI/CD 3: “A Brief Introduction to CI”

Much is said about Agile methodologies, but there is a need to use some techniques for these methodologies to succeed, one of the techniques is Continuous Integration. The continuous integration is a term originated in the agile methodology XP and used in other methodologies, consisting in a simple goal: the developer integrates the code altered…

FROM CHAOS TO CI/CD “Why agile development creates more problems than it solves”

Put down your pitchfork, we at Sorint.lab love developing software using an agile approach. We adopt SCRUM for most of our projects and we are pleased by the results. The Agile Manifesto ultimate goal is to satisfy the customer, who wouldn’t want to do that? The agile approach suggests frequent software releases and promotes a strong customer interaction to overcome a few common…