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Development with Agile, Waterfall and Agile-Waterfall Hybrid

Intland Blog - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 17:00
Webinar date: 18 Mar 2015 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (EDT) Presenters: Eva Johnson & Peter Haller Intland Software What you can learn In this webinar, you will get a chance to learn about the basics of the
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REConf 2015: Focus on Requirements Engineering and Requirements Management

Intland Blog - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 13:25
Requirements Engineering (RE) has a significant role in managing and documenting software requirements and in improving products development when used correctly. REConf 2015 focuses on how requirements management and requirements engineering can help you to improve the product development process.
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The Power of Containers: Open Source and the Docker Ecosystem

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 19:00

Live Discussion with Project Managers From Docker and Google!

In early 2013, the PaaS provider dotCloud open sourced its Docker container technology, hoping to bring flexible PaaS-like environments to the enterprise and across clouds. In just under two years, Docker has taken the software development industry by storm, growing to over 700 contributors and the 24th most starred project on GitHub. That popularity has inspired an entire ecosystem of supporting technologies.

Black Duck recognized Docker as a 2013 Open Source Rookie of the Year. In 2014, two of the Rookies of the Year are Docker related projects (Kubernetes and cAdvisor) and two other Docker related projects (Drone and Fig) received honorable mentions.

This webinar will delve into the importance of the Docker ecosystem of tools and projects helping to propel container technology to the forefront of software development innovation.

Don’t miss this live discussion with:

  • Nick Stinemates, the Head of Business Development and Technical Alliances at Docker
  • Brendan Burns, Lead Engineer on the Kubernetes Project at Google
  • Victor Marmol, Senior Software Engineer and cAdvisor Project Manager at Google
  • Brad Rydewski, Co-Founder at
  • Dave Gruber, Vice President of Product Development and Product Marketing at Black Duck Software
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What is new in codeBeamer 7.6?

Intland Blog - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 17:00
Webinar date: 11 Mar 2015 Time: 16:00 (CEST) / 8:00 AM (EDT) Presenter: Mai-Lan Tran Intland Software What you can learn In this webinar, you will get a chance to learn about the usability improvements introduced by codeBeamer’s latest version
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Intland Blog - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:00
Upscale Agile for Medium & Large Enterprises Agile software development methodologies such as Scrum are currently revolutionizing product development. At the same time, many medium and large organizations face the challenge to upscale agility. Some questions that often arise are:
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Open Source Software Security - Mitigating Risks from Development, Integration, Distribution and Deployment

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:30

As the use of software proliferates across industries, the need for open source security becomes increasingly important. Adoption of OSS demonstrably yields lower acquisition costs, faster time-to-market, and other touted benefits, the community development model presents developers, integrators, and deployers with a set of accompanying challenges. Historically, foremost among these concerns stood license compliance and IP protection. Most recently, with multiple highly publicized threats to OSS, security has joined these legal issues.
Join this webinar with Jake Kouns, Chief Information Security Officer at Risk Based Security and Bill Weinberg, Senior Director of Open Source Strategy at Black Duck Software will explore the role of and requirements for security in OSS Logistics.  It will:

  • Highlight OSS adoption trends across IT, especially as those trends impact system and application security,
  • Review recent vulnerabilities in and exploits to key OSS components,
  • Examine the OSS security paradigm and challenges to it, including provenance, community expertise and oversight of vulnerabilities, and version proliferation and deprecation, and
  • Present best practices in OSS management to promote application security
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Reaching 360° Traceability for High Quality Software and Hardware Projects

Intland Blog - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:00
Webinar date: 4 Mar 2015 Time: 16:00 (CEST) / 10:00 AM (EDT) Presenters: Peter Haller, Intland Software What you can learn Complete traceability is instrumental in improving process and product quality, ensuring transparency, and achieving compliance in software and hardware development.
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Jenkins Reaches Than 100,000 Active Installations

The Jenkins CI community, the community of practitioners using open source Jenkins, has announced that as of January 31, 2015, the Jenkins CI open source project has grown to 102,992 active users worldwide. This major milestone affirms the Jenkin ...
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NuoDB Raises Provides Continuous Availability with Larks Release 2.2

NuoDB has announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features ...
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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache HBase v1.0

he Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today the availability of Apache™ HBase™ v1.0, the distributed, scalable, dat ...
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TestPlant launches eggPlant Network for end-to-end user experience testing

TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, has announced the launch of eggPlant Network. The product allows test and operations teams to emulate network conditions as part of the test and measurement of real user experi ...
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Perforce Launches Helix Collaboration Platform

Perforce Software has announced Perforce Helix, a new SCM and content collaboration platform that brings distributed workflows, Git management, advanced threat detection and new deployment options to enterprises building modern software products, ...
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ACE (App Configuration for Enterprise) Standardizes Enterprise Mobility Management Solutions

Leaders in enterprise application enablement today launched ACE (App Configuration for Enterprise), an open standard approach for managing and securing apps deployed via enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions. ACE founding members AirWatc ...
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TIBCO Launches Spotfire 7

TIBCO Software has announced the general availability of TIBCO Spotfire® 7, the most powerful version of its industry-leading analytics and data visualization platform. Every aspect of Spotfire® 7 was designed for ease of use, empowering ...
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Oracle Announces Release of Java Development Kit 8, Update 40

Oracle Database News - 6 hours 6 min ago
Oracle Announces Release of Java Development Kit 8, Update 40Continues to Invest in World’s Leading Programming Language to Deliver Foundation for Today’s Modern Technologies

Redwood Shores, Calif. – March 3, 2015 – Demonstrating its continued investment in the world’s #1 programming language, Oracle today announced the release of the Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, Update 40 (JDK 8u40). From small devices to smart cities, Java powers solutions like no other technology. As such, Oracle is committed to working closely with key partners in the Java ecosystem to continually modernize and deliver new innovations to the Java Platform. This latest release of Oracle’s implementation of Java SE, JDK 8u40, brings improvements to performance, scalability and administration, making it easier for Java developers, partners and IT decision makers to innovate faster in a simple, easy manner and improve application services. The release also includes new updates to JavaFX. Full release notes can be found here.

“The proliferation of mobile devices and the Internet of Things has led to an increasingly connected world, but none of this would be possible without underlying foundational technology like Java,” said Georges Saab, vice president of development, Java Platform at Oracle. “With these updates to JDK 8, we continue to usher in the next era of Java to enable developers and enterprises alike to cement Java’s role as the backbone of today’s and tomorrow’s revolutionary business solutions.”

Rapid Adoption, Continued Java SE Innovation

Since its launch last year, Java SE 8 has achieved record adoption rates. Overall, adoption is up significantly compared to the same post-launch time period for Java SE 7. Continuing to deliver significant enhancements to the platform, the latest release introduces the following features and benefits:

G1 enhancements (JEP156): Limits the likelihood of long pauses while the system frees resources. G1 reliance on full Garbage Collections to perform class unloading or any other critical operations has been reduced. This is achieved by enabling class unloading to occur at the end of concurrent marking cycles. Dynamic Enablement of Java Flight Recorder (JFR): Simplifying usability for Oracle Java SE Advanced users, JFR can now be dynamically enabled from the command line or Java Mission Control (JMC), regardless of the original start-up parameters. Previously this could only be done with a stop and restart with the proper instructions from the command line. Dynamic enablement of JFR enables users to resolve production problems without requiring a stop, which may impact SLAs and cause disruptions to the end-user experience. Improvements to the native packager: Enables developers to create native-feel applications that do not require clients to have an existing Java Runtime installed. These self-contained applications can then be deployed into areas like the Mac app store. The application developer has full control over the runtime and application entry points. New Time Zone Date Updater Tool: This tool can consume the ‘raw’ time zone data (tzdata) rules from the IANA time zone registry database and convert those to the necessary format required by the JRE. This provides users with the ability to immediately update the JDK/JRE time zone rules with the latest updates from IANA. Nashorn Support: Numerous Nashorn optimizations including support for dynamic languages are incorporated into this release. Also added is a Nashorn Class Filter, which provides fine-grained control over access to Java classes from JavaScript code via a new filtering interface. JVM Reaction to Memory Pressure: “Memory pressure” is a property that represents the total memory usage (RAM) on the system. This new feature can be leveraged to reduce the amount of memory used on a system where multiple JVMs are deployed and control the amount of memory designated to be consumed by each JVM, avoiding Out of Memory Errors (OOMEs) from occurring. Java Mission Control 5.5 (JMC): This tool is now bundled with JDK 8u40. Based on Eclipse 4.4, JMC 5.5 also includes plug-ins that are now signed and will by default hide Lambda Form hidden methods. Lambda Form Reduction and Caching (JEP 210): This enhancement reduces the required memory footprint for applications and improves performance of dynamic languages. Native Memory Tracking Scalability (JEP 195): This feature has been improved to allow it to run without causing a significant performance impact. At the same time, this feature provides users the ability to diagnose Java Virtual Machine (JVM) memory leaks. Enhanced cryptographic performance of SHA algorithms: Performance has been improved on SPARC class systems which are used heavily by signing certificates in the Web of Trust. SHA performance is critical to Internet security as browsers have begun requiring more computationally expensive versions of SHA-256 or higher, and deprecating SHA-1.Continued Innovations in Java FX

New JavaFX features and enhancements include:

Ability to modernize the JavaFX stack on Mac OS X (JEP 206): The JavaFX media stack has been ported on Mac OS X from QTKit and Quicktime, which have been deprecated, to the newer AVFoundation framework. With this, developers using the JavaFX media stack can now gain Mac App Store acceptance and have the opportunity to have their applications released on the Mac App Store. JavaFX Accessibility (JEP 204): Existing JavaFX controls to support assistive technologies have been enhanced and a public API is provided for developers to write their own accessible controls.

Current versions of Java SE are available for general computing use for no charge on the Oracle website. To access, end users can visit here and developers can visit here.

Java Facts and Figures 9 million developers worldwide More than 3 billion devices are powered by Java technology More than 125 million Java-based media devices have been deployed Over 10 billion Java Cards have been shipped since its introduction With a global distribution of 212,000 copies, Java Magazine is a free subscription, published on a bi-monthly basis in digital and mobile formats, which highlights news, new products, innovative Java applications and includes hands-on, how-to technical content. The March/April 2014 issue includes extensive technical content on Java 8, including articles on Lambda expressions, Nashorn, Compact Profiles, date and time API, the Internet of Things, streams, Java type annotations, and more. Subscribe today at Information Join Oracle on LinkedIn and follow on Twitter. To learn more about Java, please follow the conversation on TwitterI Love Java on Facebook, or the JavaOne blog. For more, watch video and visit Oracle Java SE products, Oracle Java SE Advanced data sheet, Java Mission Control and Java Advanced Management Console.About Oracle

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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 15:06
JUTE enables unobtrusive, automated JavaScript YUI3 unit testing with code coverage. Command line and web-based interfaces make JUTE easy to integrate with Hudson, developers, and even (gasp!) managers. There are 3 backends available to test your ...
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 14:56
Octopus is a better way to do Database Sharding in ActiveRecord. Sharding allows multiple databases in the same Ruby on Rails application. While there are several projects that implement Sharding (e.g. DbCharmer, DataFabric, MultiDb), each projec ...
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 14:55
JsfIoc is an open source inversion of control container for Javascript
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Recap: Embedded World 2015

Intland Blog - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 14:00
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.NET Programmers Across the Globe

Our .NET community reaches across every nearly every country and continent – and I bet we can find some on Antarctica, if the weather is right. Today we wanted to highlight two of our .NET programmers spanning the globe.

Elemar Rodrigues Severo Junior

ncover_mvp_elemar_junior_twitterElemar was just 8 years old when he stumbled upon creating computer programs. Lucky for us – he still does!

Since 1998, he has focused all his time creating solutions for the Brazilian furniture industry, including 3D Interior Design, industrial automation, sales and management software. Because of this, he has been learning, teaching and using a lot of different technologies (like OpenGL, DirectX, .NET, NodeJS, MongoDB – WHEW!) and languages (like C#, C++, LISP, Objective-C, JavaScript).

He is a Microsoft Visual C# MVP, software architect, developer, speaker, consultant and trainer specialized in professional application development with Microsoft Technologies. You can check him out on his blog, podcast and twitter @elemarjr.

Caio Proiete

Caio Proiete is a trainer on Microsoft technologies and products. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2004, and is also an ASP.NET Microsoft MVP since 2009, due to his active contributions to technical communities in Portugal and Brazil.

He may look familiar to you. He has been speaking at the major Microsoft events in Portugal, mostly about software development on ASP.NET, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, and more recently Windows 8 Metro Style apps. He also runs the NetPonto .NET User Group, where he organizes in-person events every month with technical sessions about software development on the Microsoft .NET platform, and was speaker in several events, including TechDays Portugal and WebDay.

His current topics of interest include ASP .NET MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Windows 8 Metro style applications, Silverlight for Web, Silverlight for Windows Phone and Windows Azure. Keep up with him at his blog or on twitter @CaioProiete

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