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Beyond Legacy Code by David Scott Bernstein

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Seven Strategies for Agile Infrastructure

The first step in achieving agility and technical excellence is to set up an infrastructure to support it. An automated build server is vital, since we can only consider a story as “done” when it’s fully integrated into the build. Here are seven strategies for setting up the right infrastructure for Agile development.

Use version control for everything

I have not seen any development project in the past twenty years that wasn’t using version control. It is an essential tool for all development—Agile, Waterfall, or whatever. But I’ve seen clients fail to version non-code files that are critical to their build (config files, scripts, ...

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