Managing parallel development and releases with Rational Team Concert
By: Mark Roberts
By using streams for stages of development, IBM Rational Team Concert provides a complete parallel development and release structure. This article covers delivering work from one stream to another, managing releases and emergency fixes, and controlling who can deliver changes to specific streams.
Products: IBM Rational Team ConcertIntegrate Mercurial version control with IBM Rational Build Forge
By: Fan Hu
Learn how to write an adaptor to integrate the open source Mercurial distributed version control tool with IBM Rational Build Forge build and release management software, how to parse and extract the details into the Bill of Materials, or BOM, and how to determine whether new change sets are coming.
Products: IBM Rational Build ForgeHow to work with Rational Client Support, Part 2
By: Kelly Smith
Find out what the technical support that you get when you license Rational software includes and doesn't, plus what to do before you call tech support. This article even includes a handy chart to help you determine the business impact and severity of your issue.This week we are also highlighting the following item on our home page and product pages that you may find of interest.
Items that do not have abstracts were posted in page sections that do not utilize abstracts.IBM Rational Team Concert 3.0 available on IBM Smart Business CloudPlay in the Jazz sandboxEvaluate: IBM Rational Team Concert V3.0Evaluate: Rational Host Access Transformation Services V8We are delighted to showcase Contributing Author Mark Lines.
Mark lives in Calgary, Canada. He is a co-founder of Unified Process Mentors (www.UPMentors.com) and acts as an agile software development coach to help companies adopt agile practices in a disciplined fashion. He was a founding member of IBM's Methods Client Advocacy Group and is considered an expert on various versions of the Unified Software Development Process, such as the IBM Rational Unified Process and OpenUP.
Mark moderates the IBM developerWorks forum on "Methods, and Practices: Rational Unified Process, OpenUP, Harmony, and other agile methods." He has been teaching IBM Rational courses related to software development and Rational tools across Canada since 2002. He also speaks frequently internationally, writes for many publications, and is an IBM developerWorks Contributing Author. He is currently writing a book with Scott Ambler on IBM's Disciplined Agile Delivery approach.
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