Continuous Integration

On the Evilness of Feature Branching - A Tale of Two Teams

Jul 14, 2021 • 6 min

On the experience of working with two totally different teams: one novice practising trunk-based development, the other very experienced being used by GitFlow.

On the Evilness of Feature Branching

Apr 26, 2021 • 0 min

Branch creation became very easy with the advent of Distributed Version Control Systems. However, it comes at an unquestionable cost. Long living branches break the flow of the IT delivery process, impacting both stability and throughput.

Speaking at EuroSTAR Conference 2020

Nov 16, 2020 • 1 min

This week I will be speaking at EuroSTAR Conference 2020.

Continuous Integration is Not a Tooling Problem

Mar 23, 2020 • 3 min

There is this commonly accepted, hard-grained belief in the software industry. By dropping a build server in a team, they get Continuous Integration magically for free. This belief is further incentivised by the marketing of build server vendors.

Feature Branching considered Evil

Oct 29, 2016 • 0 min

Feature branching is again gaining in popularity due to the rise of distributed version control systems. Although branch creation has become very easy, it comes with a certain cost. Long living branches break the flow of the software delivery process, impacting throughput and stability.