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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)

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)

Visual WebGui to Reveal Cloud Application Platform

Azure Cloud on Ulitzer Gizmox, the developer of  Visual WebGui, today announced that it will reveal  its  application platform atop Windows Azure and its development framework,  VWG platforms offers a push-button .NET desktop legacy application migration path to Windows Azure. With VWG enterprises will be able to migrate to Windows Azure, by reusing their existing Windows software code on Windows Azure without re-write or re-engineering. The process is as simple as copying and pasting the Windows code into VWG, selecting Windows Azure run in VWG SDK, and run. "With our unique u... (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)

Gizmox Receives Strategic Investment from Citrix Systems

Gizmox, the developer of the award-winning Visual WebGui (VWG) web, cloud and mobile delivery platform, has announced that it has received a strategic investment from Citrix Systems. As part of the investment, Gizmox and Citrix are working together to enable enterprises to deliver existing and new applications to the rapidly expanding set of HTML5-enabled devices. This will drive further innovation in delivering applications to any device, anywhere. VWG technology enables data-centric enterprise applications to run on HTML5 Web, Cloud and Mobile platforms as secured-by-design ric... (more)