Publication

Large scale continuous integration and delivery: Making great software better and faster

Stahl, D., 2017, [Groningen]: University of Groningen. 261 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

APA

Stahl, D. (2017). Large scale continuous integration and delivery: Making great software better and faster. [Groningen]: University of Groningen.

Author

Stahl, Daniel. / Large scale continuous integration and delivery : Making great software better and faster. [Groningen] : University of Groningen, 2017. 261 p.

Harvard

Stahl, D 2017, 'Large scale continuous integration and delivery: Making great software better and faster', Doctor of Philosophy, University of Groningen, [Groningen].

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Large scale continuous integration and delivery : Making great software better and faster. / Stahl, Daniel.

[Groningen] : University of Groningen, 2017. 261 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

Vancouver

Stahl D. Large scale continuous integration and delivery: Making great software better and faster. [Groningen]: University of Groningen, 2017. 261 p.


BibTeX

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