Thursday, December 15, 2011

How To Configure Rules

Is there a little too much shame in your office? Distracting alert dialogs? Blaring sirens bothering co-workers?

Configuring Rules

The fastest way to change the default settings across all projects is to right click anywhere in the white space and navigate the menu:


Following the screenshot above and clicking on "1 Second" will toggle the setting, thus disabling the chirp-on-check-in feature.

Configuring Per Build or Per Person

If you want to configure settings for only a specific project, or an individual on a specific project, you can click on the project and navigate the menu the same way:


Following the screenshot above will decrease the amount of time that the lights flash whenever "Lee" breaks the build for the first time on "Project 1" (perhaps as build manager he breaks it frequently).

Fine Tuning

Finally if you want more control of the rules you can check the "Configure Rules" button on the main page. This will take you to the Configure Rules screen where you can double click on a rule to edit and fine tune your settings:



Summary

Shaming build breakers doesn't have to annoy co-workers. Hopefully now you are able to accomplish one without the other ... or more effectively accomplish both.

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