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Adopting the Cloud-Native Toolkit

To get the most benefit from using the Toolkit, your development process should be based on an agile methodology designed for Cloud-Native development, which encompasses the entire software lifecycle, from initial concept, through development into production and operational running, such as the IBM Garage Methodology.

The following pages show some of the practices recommended as part of a modern, cloud-native development environment:

  • DevOps - automated pipeline to build, test, integrate and deliver applications and services
  • Infrastructure as Code - manage infrastructure through version controlled configuration files backed by automation technology

You development tooling needs to support the development team and adopted methodology and processes. The Cloud-Native Toolkit provides a good starting point for development tooling, but there are a number of decisions to make when creating a production setup of Toolkit