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According to the results of a new global study, commissioned by CA Technologies, 72% of organizations have implemented some aspect of DevOps but when the study took a closer look at the numbers, only 20% of DevOps users have put all the parts in place to reap the full benefits of DevOps. Unlike many IT-related concepts, DevOps doesn't revolve around a specific type of technology, and it can't be classed as a methodology either. Indeed, DevOps generally requires blending a number of different technologies, skill-sets, tools and methods. A useful way to think of DevOps is as a philosophy, i.e., a way of life for those involved in software development, delivery and maintenance. In line with this, cultural transformation to create cross-functional alignment and harmony is key. Success in practice requires a business-led approach, adequately skilled and collaborative IT... (more)

Typemock Offers a ‘Power Mocking’ Unit Testing Bundle

Typemock, a provider and pioneer of easy unit testing solutions, has announced today the launch of ‘PowerMocks for Windows', a product bundle which includes Typemock's easy unit testing solutions for Windows .NET and C++ (Isolator .NET and Isolator ++) and enables organizations that develop on multi-platforms to benefit from parallel and powerful solutions whilst saving over 25% on the list price. The Isolator tools enable easy unit testing - the foundation of agile development - of any Windows .NET, C/ C++ code (including complex code such as statics, C globals and non virtual ... (more)

Software Development Firms Show Demand for Enterprise Unit Testing Tools

Typemock, (http://www.typemock.com/) the leading provider and pioneer of easy unit testing solutions, announced today its analysis of new companies starting unit testing with Typemock. Over the past year, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) had the highest increased demand for automated unit testing tools. Over 30 percent of new Typemock customers originated from this industry. Developer testing is also becoming widespread in other markets. Typemock’s findings show that new customers from the financial sector made up about 15 percent of new unit testing demand. Security and heal... (more)

Visual WebGui Issues Code Challenge to Experienced Developers

VisualWebGui RIA Developer Journal on Ulitzer Developers can register for the Code Challenge on-line from anywhere in the world. In the first code challenge of its kind, Visual WebGui is offering a $10,000 and giving away prizes valued at thousands of dollars in their call to developers to be the first to submit a Webmail application written by another framework with fewer lines of code. According to CEO Navot Peled, “Developers understand the importance of being productive in a challenging economy environment by writing minimal lines of code. It is significant on design time bu... (more)

Developing a “Desktop-like” SaaS Contract Management System for USA Today

When SaaS Web Apps was approached by the top coaching agency, Premier Stinson Sports, to develop a Sports Contract Management System to be used by their firm in partnership with USA Today and the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School they knew they would need to find the right solution to that would enable them to create a customizable rich web application that operates like a desktop one. The sports contract management system would be needed for collecting, analyzing and recording college coach and athletic directors' employment contract data and each ... (more)