Thumbnail image for bamboo icon.pngHere at Atlassian the continuous integration environment is such an integral part of the way we work, it’s nearly impossible for many of us to image a world without Bamboo. However, the reality is that many development teams have not yet implemented a continuous integration process, and several of those that have, don’t maximise it as much as they should..
We can all remember those stories of the dark days before our build server was setup. That’s why I am excited to announce the first of an 8-part blog series, written by our guest-blogger, John Smart of Wakaleo Consulting, to share different customer stories about how and why so many developers rely on continuous integration to get the most out of their development environment everyday.
Disclaimer: We have changed the names of people and places purely to protect the innocent, but rest assured, these stories are real. Hope you enjoy!

Blog Series: Bamboo Customer Stories

Over the next several weeks, John will sharing his customer stories:

What’s your Atlassian adoption story? Tweet us or leave a comment below about how and why you adopted CI.

John Smart, our storyteller

jfsmart2.jpgJohn is a consultant and trainer specialising in Build Automation, Enterprise Java, Web Development, and Open Source technologies, currently based in Wellington, New Zealand.
Well known in the Java community for his many published articles, John helps organisations to optimize their Java development processes and infrastructures and provides training and mentoring in open source technologies, SDLC tools, and agile development processes.
John is principal consultant at Wakaleo Consulting, a company that provides consulting, training and mentoring services in Enterprise Java and Agile Development.

Bamboo Customer Stories: Why so many developers ad...