Learn how to use containers for continuous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services, VSTS and Docker with our example Angular 2 project in Github.
DevOps, Microservices, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the hottest topics in technology today. DevOps is commonly defined as a practice that employs the collaboration and communication of both software developers and other IT professionals while automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes. But what does that mean for your business? In a recent webinar, I covered what I believe are very important ideas that relate to all three areas.
“Firms no longer can accept historical gulfs between business and application development and delivery teams as, increasingly, firms now expect to manage application development and delivery as a business and treat it as a competency,” warns a report from technology analytics firm Forrester Research. But updating software without disrupting business operations is the equivalent of changing tires on a race car as it speeds around the track. How can it be done?
This is one of those posts I never thought I’d write. Visual Studio Online has grown in leaps and bounds over the past year. It is the de facto solution I use in the majority of my projects because it is free to set up, features free build minutes every month, and even five free licenses to develop against. That is a very low cost to entry considering you can provide unlimited stakeholder access to manage your full application lifecycle from requirements and sprint planning down to deployments.
Responsive Single Page Applications (SPA) are gaining momentum to become the standard for enterprise web development. The most popular framework for delivering these applications is AngularJS. Introduced by Google several years ago, Angular is now in stable version 1.4 and 2.0 is on the horizon. Please download, print, and keep this handy next to your keyboard. Don’t hesitate to share this blog post with anyone else you know who may be using Angular with TypeScript today.