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According to different reports, the global software testing market is around $30B and is looking at growing at about $50B in 2020. Not too shabby! It is estimated that around 30% to 40% of this market is taken by offshore testing services (these days located in India, Eastern Europe and South America for the most part). I have nothing […]

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Mark Prichard is Java PaaS Evangelist for CloudBees. He came to CloudBees after 13 years at BEA Systems and Oracle, where he was Product Manager for the WebLogic Platform. A graduate of St. John’s College, Cambridge and the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, Mark works for CloudBees in Los Altos, California. Follow Mark on Twitter and via his blog Clouds, Bees […]

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The fastest car on the planet, the Thrust SSC, broke the sound barrier and holds the land speed record at 763 mph. Last week, the biggest rocket fired in the UK in 20 years was a test for the one that will propel the Bloodhound SSC, the car that hopes to crush the record and […]

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In last Tuesday’s post Java PaaS Evangelist Mark Prichard described how to configure Jenkins to manage Xcode builds for iOS applications using MacOS slaves, which he demoed at the recent Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Group Meetup. For this demo, he built a simple servlet-based chess server with REST web services to record games and moves, using JAX-RS, […]

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At a recent meetup organized by the Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Group, our very own Matt Solnit, along with Jenkins/Hudson creator Kohsuke Kawaguchi and CloudBees Java PaaS Evangelist Mark Prichard, did a demonstration of how to manage end-to-end continuous deployment for mobile app development using Jenkins CI, with everything managed in the cloud using CloudBees DEV@cloud PaaS service. Mark blogged walking through the […]

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