Bamboo Goes Mobile with a New App from Addteq!

That's right, kids! An app for iPhone and Android that lets you keep tabs on your Bamboo builds no matter where you are. Here to tell us about it is the project's development lead: Matthew Burnett from Addteq, an Atlassian Expert partner. Take it away, Matthew!... Are you constantly on the go and out of the office? Did you just get an automated email from your Bamboo server telling you that a build just failed? With Stix for Bamboo, you can check your server while you’re away from the office

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Continuous Integration of Android Apps with Bamboo

Today we are lucky enough to have a guest blogger! Himanshu Chhetri is a developer at Addteq and works with the Configuration Management and Atlassian Solutions delivery teams. In his free time he likes to keep up-to date with the latest open source projects and the devops movement. Most developers use Eclipse as their IDE of choice for Android development. Google provides the ADT (Android Developer Tools) plugin for Eclipse that simplifies the process of setting up new Android projects and going

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love TestNG

Think back to your early 20's. Remember going out on Halloween or New Year's Eve? No sooner do you walk into a bar than someone in your group starts lobbying to go to some other bar. 'Cuz it's gonna be way better. (In your exasperation - you just ordered a drink for pete's sake! -  you vow that next year you're gonna find a house party instead.) Apologies in advance, but... I'm gonna be "that someone". Replace New Year's Eve with every Monday through Friday. The bar you just walked into

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It’s the Jenkins Importer for Bamboo – are you ready??

They say you never forget your first. And if you can look back with fondness, so much the better.  I certainly remember mine - his name was Jenkins. We had some great times together. Me and Jenkins and the rest of the team building every commit, automating tests... Ahh, memories. (What did you think I was talking about? Dirty bird...) Jenkins is great. With its $0 price point, Jenkins has helped spread the gospel of continuous integration far n' wide. And CI is freeing us from the shackles

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I love pull requests No, really: I love pull requests. But I’ve learned to be more than a little nervous when accepting them. If only I had a dollar for every time an innocent-looking pull request completely threw the spanner in the works, broke every build, and had my team Nerf-pelting me because of the test failures. I’d be a rich man who wouldn’t have to sling code for a living! http://vimeo.com/59534707 To avoid being subjected to guerrilla Nerf warfare, I need to check the build

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Feel the Love with Bamboo 4.4!

It's not quite Valentine's Day, and already, l'amour is in l'air. If you're not feelin' it yet, this is the perfect time to check out Bamboo 4.4 - filled to the brim with customer-reported fixes and enhancements. It's our way of showing that we care. Minus the satin heart-bearing bear. Now don't laugh when you see what bubbled up on our backlog. The common thread tying this motley mélange of a release together is you: your votes, your requests. Here's a sample: Native support for TestNG

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