Use Sun SPOTs as your build canary
Monitor the health of your continuous build process with Small Programmable Object Technology
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: November 03, 2009
Find out how to turn a new, open source wireless device — Sun's Small Programmable Object Technology (SPOT) — into a highly visible indicator of the health of a continuous integration build. Craig Caulfield introduces you to Sun SPOTs and the SPOT SDK, then shows how to use SPOTs as an early-warning system for CruiseControl builds.
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