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Lessons Learned Again #npmgate

The recent events in the world of JavaScript developers and npm definitely caused a storm on twitter and the internet in general. If you want to find out more around the kik package, the trademark threats, the unpublishing of the left-pad package and the resulting breakage of packages and builds everywhere, check out this recap.

No matter what your personal opinion is about who is at fault and what should be done about this – there are definitely a few lessons to be learned. Some will be new to you and old to others, but together they constitute a valuable step forward. If we followed these ideas, npm gate might never have happened the first place:

Don’t Fall for Lawyer Threats Immediately. 

Continuous Delivery: The Atlassian Way

At the recent DEVNEXUS conference in Atlanta, Sonatype’s Mark Miller (@TSWAlliance) caught up with Ian Buchanan (@devpartisan) for our 2016 DevOps Leadership Series. Ian discussed his experiences at Atlassian, including continuous delivery, ChatOps, and use of tools like Bamboo, Nexus, Puppet, and Datadog.

Faster, Smarter DevOps

Call it DevOps or not, if you are concerned about releasing more code faster and at a higher quality, the resulting software delivery chain and process will look and smell like DevOps. But for existing development teams, no matter what the velocity objective is, getting from here to there is not something that can be done without a plan.

Rugged DevOps: Less Capture the Flag, More Teamwork

At the recent DEVNEXUS conference in Atlanta, I caught up with Chris Corriere -- DevOps Engineer at AutoTrader -- to talk about his experiences in the realm of Rugged DevOps. We discussed automation, culture and collaboration, and which thought leaders he is following. Chris also shared insights on the upcoming DevOps Days Atlanta conference where he serves on the organizing committee.

Manufacturing Without a Warehouse = Development Without an Artifact Repository

Can you imagine a large manufacturer like Toyota, Samsung or General Electric managing all their parts without one or numerous warehouses? Probably not, because it's simply inefficient or even impossible to manage.

Continuous Delivery: How to Transform Application Release

This past November at CA World 2015, we participated in a panel discussion on transforming application development and release with Continuous Delivery and DevOps practices.  The panel included:

Sonatype Closes $30 Million Financing

At Sonatype, we know that two things are true:

  1. Security, quality, and speed are critical to modern software (business) success, and
  2. The world’s best software starts with the world’s best components.