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Software Development & Release Management

PTC Integrity (RV&S) — Test Management Demo

A Demonstration of PTC Integrity’s Test Management functionality – By Jim Winder

Improving the Velocity, Efficiency and Quality of your Software Delivery with CloudBees CD

Improving the Velocity, Efficiency and Quality of your Software Delivery with CloudBees CD Looking to adopt a DevOps approach to your software release cycles?  Discover How to Increase the Velocity, Efficiency and Quality of Your Software Delivery In This Virtual...
Getting Started with Electric Cloud’s ntest Tool

Getting Started with Electric Cloud’s ntest Tool

Electric Cloud (now known as CloudBees CD) has released an open-source tool called ec-testing for unit testing Electric Commander procedures. In this video below, David Hubbell demonstrates how to download the tool, set it up, and run example test cases....

What New iOS and Android Versions Teach Us About UI Design

What New iOS and Android Versions Teach Us About UI Design

Android L and iOS 8 are bringing big changes to their respective user interfaces, shaking up not only their visual appeal, but striving to change how users operate their devices. Sundar Pichai of Google has commented that L represents one of their "most comprehensive...

What Are The Key Agile and Lean Software Development Practices?

What Are The Key Agile and Lean Software Development Practices?

Agile and Lean Software Development approaches came into favor in the late nineties and beginning of the 21st Century in reaction to the many issues with traditional plan-driven, heavyweight software development processes. However, many of the practices embodied in...

3 Ways That HxD Can Promote Software Engineering Best Practices

3 Ways That HxD Can Promote Software Engineering Best Practices

It can often be the case that better software engineering practices may be promoted by the use of good software engineering tools. That is, tools that assist the engineer to better understand the current state of the work product. As we know, the final work product is...

What Happened to IPv6?

What Happened to IPv6?

There was a lot of talk about IPv6 and how it would affect users and IT infrastructure as a whole when we ran out of IPv4 addresses in 2011. Since then, on the consumer and individual level, we have not seen much change. End users still use their IPv4 addresses at...

Is the Windows Phone 8 Ready for the Enterprise?

Is the Windows Phone 8 Ready for the Enterprise?

Is the Windows Phone 8 Ready for the Enterprise? I suppose the short answer would be, 'compared to what?' I've been an Android user, an iPhone user, and now I'm using a Windows Phone 8 -- and I have my gripes about all of them. Of course the real problem is that I...

Software Development Best Practices: Code Reviews – Part 3

Software Development Best Practices: Code Reviews – Part 3

In this third and final installment of my three-part software engineering best practices series on code reviews, we will look at the various tools available to facilitate the code review process. We've already looked at the benefits of code reviews and why conducting...