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cVidya Networks, a provider of Revenue Intelligence solutions for Telecom, Media and Entertainment service providers, has announced that cVidya's MoneyMap Version 6.5 has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). cVidya is a Gold level member in OPN. This announcement demonstrates that cVidya has fully tested and supports MoneyMap Version 6.5 on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, including Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Linux. This milestone follows cVidya's recent participation in the OPN Forum opening keynote session at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 where cVidya's executives highlighted the benefits of the Oracle Exastack Program and cVidya's achievement of Oracle Exadata Ready status. cVidya is also on track to achieve Oracle Exastack Optimized status as part of the Oracle Exastack Program. Third party applications that are Oracle ... (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)

The Difference Between Unit Testing and Integration Testing

This article was written by Gil Zilberfeld, Product Manager, Typemock. First things first: What is a unit test? A unit test is: Repeatable: You can rerun the same test as many times as you want. Consistent: Every time you run it, you get the same result. (for example: Using threads can produce an inconsistent result) In Memory: It has no "hard" dependencies on anything not in memory (such as file system, databases, network) Fast: It should take less than half a second to run a unit test. Checking one single concern or "use case" in the system: (More than one can make it harder ... (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)

The Importance of Unit Testing in C++

Unit testing is a best practice in any modern methodology, including Agile development. With automatic unit testing in place, if we introduce a bug into the software, one or more tests will fail and we'll know about it immediately. We've been writing in C++ for almost 30 years now, and we use software development tools, which improved over time. Yet, because of the intricacies of C++ and its different variants, testing tools did not become as advanced as Microsoft's Visual Studio .NET tools, or Eclipse for Java. For example, the testing tooling for C++ in Visual Studio lags behi... (more)