Archive of posts in year '2014'

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post icon Group Permissions in SCM-Manager Universe

December 22, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In EcoSystem

Group Permissions in SCM-Manager Universe

Depending on your team size, project structure and requirements, it can be very useful to grant permissions on the basis on groups, not for single users. Using user groups can save a lot of time when setting up a new project, or when a new member joins a team. Therefore we want to show you how you can implement your own groups in SCM-Manager Universe.

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post icon PHP meets SCM-Manager Universe

November 28, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

PHP meets SCM-Manager Universe

To keep SCM-Manager Universe as lean as possible the appliance is geared for Java projects. To use it with some of the other programming languages it is necessary to perform some modifications. We want to show you how to adjust your SCM-Manager Universe for PHP projects.

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post icon Scrum vs. Kanban Part 3/3 - Example

October 28, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Methods

Scrum vs. Kanban Part 3/3 - Example

This last part of our series about Scrum and Kanban will show an example of how projects proceed on the different boards. This again shows some advantages and disadvantages of the two methodologies and can help you to find the solution for your own project.

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post icon Scrum vs. Kanban Part 2/3 - Comparison

October 15, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Methods

Scrum vs. Kanban Part 2/3 - Comparison

After showing the most common reasons for using agile approaches and their basic principles in the first part of this series, the second part will compare the two methodologies that are being used the most: Scrum and Kanban. This post will provide a first insight to the mindset of Scrum and Kanban teams and it will show similarities and differences of the two tools.

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post icon Scrum vs. Kanban Part 1/3 - Intro

October 13, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Methods

Scrum vs. Kanban Part 1/3 - Intro

During the last years it became common to use agile methods in software development. The most widespread ones are Scrum and Kanban. The 2013 "State of Agile" survey found that a vast majority of companies (~60%) uses Scrum or Scrum hybrids. The second place is held by Kanban and "Scrumban" with more than 10%. Compared to the survey from 2012, Kanban experienced the highest increase in usage. That is why we want to compare those two methodologies. 

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post icon Automatic Code Review with SonarQube and Jenkins Part 2/2

September 11, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Quality

Automatic Code Review with SonarQube and Jenkins Part 2/2

Subsequent to the first part of this post you can improve your code quality by implementing an automated code review system to your projects. You only need to perform a few modifications to SCM-Manager, Jenkins and SonarQube. In the first part of this article we already showed you the necessary configuration of SCM-Manager and Jenkins. Now, in the second part we will show you the necessary modifications to integrate SonarQube to the automated process.

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post icon Automatic Code Review with SonarQube and Jenkins Part 1/2

September 09, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Quality

Automatic Code Review with SonarQube and Jenkins Part 1/2

A good way to improve code quality is to use code review. Often teams recoil from code review because it demands a lot of time. An alternative could be an automated code review system that checks your code for compliance with certain metrics and rules. With the Cloudogu EcoSystem you can implement such a system based on SCM-Manager, Jenkins and SonarQube. In this first part we will show you how to configure SCM-Manager and Jenkins. The second part will be about extending the system by integrating SonarQube. 

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 7: pathwp and branchwp

May 23, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 7: pathwp and branchwp

If you want to restrict the write access to parts of your repositories, SCM-Manager offers you two useful plugins: scm-branchwp-plugin and scm-pathwp-plugin. Both enable you to manage write access to your repositories in more detail, either by paths or by branches.

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post icon SVN Repository Server Load Balancing and Synchronization

April 01, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Software Craftsmanship

SVN Repository Server Load Balancing and Synchronization

In our support work of the recent past we saw that the topic of SVN repository synchronization seems to be a current issue. Therefore we want to show you how you can implement a master/slave server structure for load balancing. Slave servers are used for read operations and the master for write operations.

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post icon SCM-Manager 1.36

March 20, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager 1.36

Version 1.36 of SCM-Manager is available. The new release comes with some new features, bug fixed and library updates. We want to describe two of the new features in detail: "Skip failed authenticators" and "Repository health checks".

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post icon SCM-Manager Universe @ CeBIT

March 06, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Insides

SCM-Manager Universe @ CeBIT

From March 10th till 14th we will be attending CeBIT in Hanover (Germany). Visitors find us in hall 6 at booth A36 at the Lower Saxony Pavilion. TRIOLOGY will be presenting a preview version of the upcoming release of SCM-Manager Universe. Featuring a single sign-on function this release is focussed on comfort and usability.

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