Epics and User Stories May 2022: Authored by Edward Wald, published by Digital Accessibility Program Epics and User Stories are the most important documents involved with the Software Development Lifecycle. Every other resource uses them to create their documentation, and the quality of a product is determined by the quality of the documentation used to create it. This article describes the basics for writing stories. Projects that feel there’s not enough time to write proper
Tipping Into an Accessibility Culture May 2022: Authored by Edward Wald, published by Digital Accessibility Program What causes accessibility defects? Consider there is no such thing as a “pure accessibility defect.” What we think of as accessibility defects are really caused by the lack of requirement definition during the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). This article shows how organizations can tip into an accessibility culture by changing their perspective of the SDLC and defect tracking methodologies.
Xcode 13 and iOS 15 Apple Requirements – April 2022 January 2022: Article by Jocelyn Dela Rosa, DevOps Engineer; Brandon Presley, DevOps Engineer; and Brian Kottcamp, Director, App Development and Delivery Xcode 13 and iOS 15 Software Development Kit (SDK) Starting April 2022, all iOS and iPadOS apps submitted to the Apple App Store must be built with Xcode 13 and the iOS 15 SDK. Additional details can be found on Apple’s website. Apple App
Mobile Developer Community of Practice November 2021: Article by Lloyd McFarlin, Senior Software Engineer What is the mobile developer community of practice (mCOP)? mCOP is exactly what it sounds like – a place for mobile developers within KP to share lessons learned, inform on best practices, and ensure the highest quality mobile products for health care. The Mobility Center of Excellence provides a monthly forum to facilitate knowledge transfer as the community topics and knowledge
Stampede Progresses November 2021: Article by Tonja Williams, Engagement Manager and Jocelyn Dela Rosa, DevOps Engineer Stampede build system growth Stampede is a continuous automation platform that integrates closely with GitHub to provide teams with a streamlined DevOps process. In addition to creating snapshot builds, Stampede publishes release builds to the artifactory release repository for retention. The build system was implemented in March 2020 and usage has grown rapidly ever since. 2020 Stampede Usage: 132,311