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In today's rapidly changing IT world, database experts who wish to remain relevant must keep up-to-date on all kinds of technology - both database-related and other. DBAs should understand new data-related technologies but also other newer technologies that interact with database systems. Don't ignore industry and technology trends simply because you cannot immediately think of a database-related impact. Many non-database-related "things" eventually find their way into DBMS software and database applications. An example for that is Agile methodologies, such as DevOps and Continuous Delivery which until recently were not thought of as part of the database eco-system. Here is my list of the top 18 news and opinion sites that DBAs, database developers, SysAdmin, and other database pros should check on a regular basis: Database Journal - Billing itself as the knowledge... (more)

Typemock Launches Easy Unit Testing Framework for Linux

Typemock, a provider and pioneer of easy unit testing solutions, announced on Tuesday the launch of Isolator++ for Linux. Isolator++ for Linux enables easy unit testing of C++ on the Linux distributions, Ubuntu, Fedora (Red Hat) and SUSE (Novell). This release marks Typemock's ability to offer unit testing tools and mocking frameworks for multiple platforms and enable organizations that work on Windows and Linux to benefit from one solution for both platforms. Isolator++ for Linux enables unit testing - the foundation of agile development - of any C/ C++ code (including complex ... (more)

Another Visual WebGui-Enabled Business Tool

RIA Developer's Journal on Ulitzer Visual WebGui, a platform for developing business and industry tools, announced a new application with the launch of E-grou's 5.0. Visual WebGui has increasingly become the choice tool for developers creating corporate and management solutions for businesses of all sizes.  Its latest success was confirmed by E-grou, an online document management and workflow collaboration service. Since 5.0, E-grou has been providing a secure and configurable vault specific to individual user´s access rights. It enables control of document life cycle information... (more)

How to Start Unit Testing .NET Projects

This article was written by Gil Zilberfeld, Product Manager, Typemock. The first tool you need is a testing framework. You have a couple of choices there. If you are using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional or above, you already have the Microsoft unit testing framework installed. The framework comes also with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System. You may also decide to go with one of the open source frameworks: NUnit, MbUnit (now part of theGallio project) or xUnit. There are minor differences between the different frameworks, but the main features are the same. Howev... (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)