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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 method) by allowing the test to intercept and fake behaviours. Isolator .NET and Isolator ++ API's are specifically designed to make tests more concise, more resistant to production code changes and easier to understand for new users. They provide clear guidance and error messages to help wi... (more)

The Severity of Software Bugs: Are We Doomed?

Everyone hates software bugs - developers hate them in their code and consumers hate them in their products. Here are some facts about software bugs: · The US economy loses over $60 billion annually – the size of Puerto Rico’s GDP – fixing software bugs · To fix a bug during QA costs more than 7 times the amount to fix during developer coding (according to IEEE Computer, January 2001) · Waterfall software development model was introduced in the 1970 as a way to minimize bugs, but the author himself noted it as being a flawed, non-working model · The way we’ve been preventing bu... (more)

Typemock to Host Webinars

Typemock, (http://www.typemock.com) the leading provider and pioneer of easy unit testing solutions, will be hosting two webinars titled: Introduction to Unit Testing and Introduction to Mocking. The webinars will include insights from Typemock's Gil Zilberfeld on how to take get started in unit testing and mocking dependencies. Gil Zilberfeld, Product Manager of Typemock said: "Unit testing and mocking are more than coding; they are forms of art. I am looking forward to speaking to unit testing and mocking newcomers who may believe that getting started is too difficult. These w... (more)

The DevOps Jigsaw | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Agile #Microservices

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 phil... (more)

Code Challenge Issued to Experienced Developers

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. Developers can register for the Code Challenge on-line from anywhere in the world, but special prizes will be distributed to those who sign up at Visual WebGui’s booth 316 at PDC or booth V5 Tech-Ed. According to CEO Navot Peled, “Developers understand the importance of being productive in a challenging economy environmen... (more)