Chapter 10. The Art of Releasing

The Software Build and Release Management process does not stop when your build has been compiled, integrated, and unit-tested. This chapter looks at how software releases are constructed and deployed. First, I define what development artifacts are typically packaged as part of a release. Then I look at how Release Builds are constructed and their outputs made available for packaging and subsequent deployment.

Aims of This Chapter

To successfully release and deploy your project or application, you need to understand the nature of your release and how all your different artifacts should be packaged to be ready for deployment. You also need to have control over the release environment to ensure that what you are producing ...

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