Two days ago, at the codemotion Berlin 2013, we, i.e. Michael Lex and Ben Ripkens, gave a technology lab. We had an ambitious plan: In three hours we wanted to show typical agile development practices like test-driven development (TDD), acceptance test-driven development (ATDD), continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and more while having the attendees work on a small demo project. (read more…)
This is a quick tip for usage of Liquibase with HSQL. You may use the former tool for relational database schema migrations and the latter as in-memory database on the developers’ machines. Today, with feature branches and project customisation, i.e. changes that are specific for a single customer, you may have to shutdown the database, restart and reapply the migrations on a regular basis. Of course, this is a task that can be automated!
My company, codecentric AG, has a strong disposition towards open source tools and solutions. Therefore, it is quite natural that for me as a Java performance specialist, the load testing tool of choice is Apache’s JMeter.
Let me just state something right at the beginnig of this blog post: This is no comprehensive overview over JMeter, its features and limitations. Instead, this is a very personal view on this tool. A settlement of an overdue account, if you want to call it so.