Build / Engineering

Meet Jessica Karotz

Plumbee’s Karotz is called Jessica. We use Jessica for build state notification: Jessica performs a different action after a success or failure of a build in our continuous integration server, Jenkins. There is a plugin available for Jenkins that sends build state notifications to Karotz, but we cannot use this since we run Jenkins as part of the Cloudbees service, rather than managing it ourselves.

Build / Engineering

How we do Canary Deployments

Introduction Testing is one of the most important parts of the development process. However, it is difficult to reproduce all real-world scenarios by simulating user behaviour in a sandbox environment. Even when software is thoroughly tested in the traditional way, there may be specific problems that appear only when real users use the software in […]