Provisioning development environments for mobility

In the Setting up the development environment section, we saw how much value resides in off-shoring the development environment (later called DevEnv) in the cloud by building VMs with development tools instead of using the local computer.

This pattern also highlights some hidden advantages:

  • If the connectivity between the remote development environment and the company deployments is low-latency and high-speed, then every operation between them can be easier and the productivity witnesses a boost compared to local environments.
  • If you are in the middle of a complicated debugging session just before the office closes, you can disconnect from the remote VM and continue debugging from anywhere else (even ...

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