Continuous Inspection - How to define, measure and continuously improve code quality?
When it comes to software quality, everybody wants good quality software only. However when it comes to define, measure and achieve it objectively, confusion prevails. Different people and different perceptions.
So how to define software code quality, how to measure it and build a culture towards great code quality software, take proactive steps instead of reporting based reactive steps? These are some important aspects this session will touch-base.
On top of that, we all have heard about Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, but what's this Continuous Inspection all about? What all is involved to achieve that and how to achieve that with Jenkins and with other Continuous Integration servers? Along with answers of all these questions, a hand-on demo will be given as part of the session.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
- Definition of code quality
- Broken window theory and technical debt
- What should I measure for code quality
- Which metrics (7 sins of code quality)
- Proactive static code analysis demo with:
- Eclipse (IDE)
- Maven (build tool)
- Jenkins (CI server)
- Continuous inspection introduction
- Continuous Inspection and Definition of Done
- Continuous inspection rules
- Continuous Inspection in Jenkins
- Continuous Inspection Demo
- How to define, measure and improve code quality
- How to reduce technical debt
- Explain Continuous Inspection and how to achieve that
- Hands-on demos with Eclipse, Maven and Jenkins
Developers, Scrum masters and Managers
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