This year, more than 4,600 technical IT and DevOps professionals from around the world shared their experiences in the Puppet Lab's 2016 State of DevOps Report, helping the industry deepen its understanding of the technical practices, cultural norms and lean management practices that make up DevOps. What's more, having this type of information helps other teams using DevOps practices benchmark their performance compared with others. Learn more about DevOps and see how your team measures up.

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I’ve felt resistance to functional programming and to functional programmers ever since functional programming became "a thing". While I'm disappointed by the arguments made against functional programming, I am equally (if not more) frustrated that the functional programming point of view has not evolved, leading it to be easily derided as developer religion. It's time to move the discussion forward. Because no matter our views on functional programming vs. object-oriented programming vs. whatever else, we all need to be functional engineers.

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As software organisations grow it becomes difficult to ensure development rules and workflows are enforced across all teams and projects. With the release of Bitbucket Server and Bitbucket Data Center 4.7, we've made improvements to our REST and Java service APIs to make it easier for large software teams to make sure their rules and workflows are actually being followed – automatically.

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Bitbucket Cloud is introducing Pipelines to let your team build, test, and deploy from Bitbucket. It is built right within Bitbucket, giving you end-to-end visibility from coding to deployment. With Bitbucket Pipelines there's no CI server to setup, user management to configure, or repositories to synchronize. Just enable it in one click and you're ready to go.

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Having the right information available at the right time is key to sustaining the speed and efficiency of software development. And with the goal to improve software development for teams everywhere, we've released Bitbucket Server and Bitbucket Data Center 4.6 to help your teams release faster and more efficiently. This release addresses feature suggestions with over 500 votes on our public issue tracker. Here are some highlights: Code Search We announced code search back in April and we're

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This is a guest blog post by Holger Just from Plan.io, the creators of Planio for Bitbucket Cloud. It’s generally considered best practice to keep Git branches short-lived. But that approach won’t work for every team or every situation. I know this because it doesn’t work for my team. You see, our Git workflows include many long-lived branches that we maintain in parallel, which is quite unorthodox. In fact, we deploy both a master branch as well as almost a hundred separate branches based

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