wiki:PlumiReleaseManagement

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Release Management Process

The Plumi Release Management Process involves the following steps:

# Ticket management (via plumi trac) & allocation to a given release # Development assigned and commenced with active scope management to move tickets in & out of a release depending on time/funds remaining # Code tested on a development site (eg: latest-v.plumi.org) # Code packaged into a beta release # Beta release deployed to demo.plumi.org for testing # Announcements made # Testing.engagemedia.org upgraded to beta for testing and deployment to engagemedia.org # If required, progress through multiple beta versions & release candidates until final version is completed # Code packaged into final # Final deployed to demo.plumi.org # Final announcements of the release

Making Announcements

Whenever a new version of Plumi is released, the following announcements are made:

  • Blog post on blog.plumi.org with a link back to the plone.org entry (if it's a beta/RC release) or the list of new features (if it's a final release)
  • Email to plumi-discuss and plumi-announce
  • Update wikipedia page -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumi

If the release is a "final release" of a new version, the following additional steps are taken:

  • Update the "Download" button on the top right hand column of blog.plumi.org to show the release number & file size (edit the sidebar.php template in WordPress?)
  • Update the Download page in blog.plumi.org to reflect the new version number, the Plone version it bundles and a link to the release announcement on the plumi blog
  • Update the plumi wiki start page to reflect the new version
  • Attach the new version's tarball file to the plumi wiki start page (& remove the previous version's file)
  • Update wikipedia page -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumi

Past Information

Here's the steps we followed when we were migrating EngageMedia.org to Plumi 3.