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Integrating Git, Mercurial and SVN into Application Lifecycle Management

Intland Blog - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: POSTPONED – 23 Sep 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) Update on 17 Aug 2015: Due to technical difficulties, this webinar has been postponed to 23 Sep 2015. Please click here for a recording of a
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Software Quality Assurance, Testing and Reporting

Intland Blog - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:00
Date and Time: 16 Sep 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: Quality is key for software development teams. Whatever industry they work in, and regardless of the methodology used, ensuring the high quality and reliability
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Implementing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)

Intland Blog - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 9 Sep 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: In order to be able to react to changing requirements, reduce time to market, as well as to overall be able to release quality
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Integrating ALM in Your Development Environment

Intland Blog - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 2 Sept 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: Most companies think that switching to a new ALM platform is a painful experience, requiring immense sacrifices of time and effort. Whether you’re planning on
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Embarcadero Launches RAD Studio 10

Embarcadero Technologies has released Embarcadero RAD Studio 10 Seattle, the latest version of its rapid application development platform for Windows 10, OS X, Mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT). RAD Studio 10 Seattle brings Embarcadero's t ...
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TIBCO Software Acquires API Management Vendor Mashery

TIBCO Software has announced that it will acquire Mashery, the industry leader in Application Programming Interface (API) management. The transaction is expected to close in the coming weeks. With this acquisition, TIBCO expands its API managemen ...
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[session] Big Data Becomes Fast and Accelerated with IoT By @Mark__Clayman | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Java Developer's Journal - 3 hours 5 min ago
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.

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Categories: Java, Media

Announcing @HPMnetworks to Exhibit @CloudExpo | #IoT #M2M #API #RTC #InternetOfThings

Java Developer's Journal - 3 hours 35 min ago
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Categories: Java, Media

NXTmonitor, @eCubeSystems’ DevOps Solution | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - 4 hours 50 min ago
eCube Systems has released NXTmonitor, a full featured application orchestration solution. NXTmonitor, which inherited the code base of NXTminder, has been extended to support multi-discipline processes and will act as a DevOps utility in a heterogeneous enterprise environment. Previously, NXTminder was packaged with NXTera middleware to configure and manage Entera and NXTera RPC servers. “Since we are widening the focus of this solution to DevOps, we felt the need to change the name to NXTmonitor to accurately reflect the operations monitoring features it provides,” says Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems.

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Categories: Java, Media

Microsoft Releases Office UI Fabric on GitHub

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 4 hours 55 min ago
The open source development tools will make it easier for enterprise application development teams to build Office add-ins.
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Cisco, Apple Announce Enterprise Mobile Partnership

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 5 hours 6 min ago
The agreement could boost sales for both firms.
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Egnyte Expands Office 365 Integration, Launches Partner Program

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 35 min ago
Mobile Access integration allows users who are on-the-go to remotely access and edit Egnyte files from any of the native Office Mobile Apps.
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What IT Support Used to Look Like... By @JaqTech | @CloudExpo #Cloud

If you ever saw the classic SNL sketch in which Jimmy Fallon portrays "Nick Burns, Your Company's Computer Guy" you're probably familiar with the pain and humiliation he causes the end users he is tasked with supporting. Condescending. Impatient. Way smarter than everyone else. Unfortunately, this is how people used to perceive MSPs and IT solutions providers. It used to be guys like Nick were just what small-to-medium-sized business had to endure if they wanted to get their computers to work. Snide remarks and Cheeto breath aside (or maybe not), there was some truth to Fallon's character. IT support was inefficient and arduous. But man oh man... That is SO '90's.

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Tune into the Cloud – Losing My Religion | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #API

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 5 min ago
Tune into: a cloud mindset One of the tenets of the cloud religion is that it should be possible – through the use of intelligent software – to build reliable systems on top of unreliable hardware. Just like you can build reliable and affordable storage systems using RAID (Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks). One of…Read more Tune into the Cloud – Losing My Religion

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[session] Critical Communications for the Internet of Things By @ImadMouline | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 5 min ago
Contrary to mainstream media attention, the multiple possibilities of how consumer IoT will transform our everyday lives aren’t the only angle of this headline-gaining trend. There’s a huge opportunity for “industrial IoT” and “Smart Cities” to impact the world in the same capacity – especially during critical situations. For example, a community water dam that needs to release water can leverage embedded critical communications logic to alert the appropriate individuals, on the right device, as soon as they are needed to take action.

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[download] Software Developer Shortage | @CloudExpo #Linux #IoT #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 20 min ago
U.S. companies are desperately trying to recruit and hire skilled software engineers and developers, but there is simply not enough quality talent to go around. Tiempo Development is a nearshore software development company. Our headquarters are in AZ, but we are a pioneer and leader in outsourcing to Mexico, based on our three software development centers there. We have a proven process and we are experts at providing our customers with powerful solutions. We transform ideas into reality.

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Oracle Service Cloud Granted U.S. Department of Defense Authority to Operate

Oracle Database News - 8 hours 5 min ago
Press Release Oracle Service Cloud Granted U.S. Department of Defense Authority to Operate

Redwood Shores, Calif.—Sep 1, 2015

Oracle Service Cloud—a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution—has received an Authority to Operate (ATO) from the U.S Department of Defense (DoD) under the DoD Cloud Security Model at security impact Level 4. The Oracle Service Cloud is Oracle’s premier SaaS solution providing the industry’s best-in-class customer service platform for enterprise customers.

Oracle Service Cloud is the first cloud offering in Oracle’s U.S. DoD Cloud to receive an ATO. Oracle’s U.S. DoD Cloud is a community cloud available for all DoD agencies, and additional cloud services such as Human Capital Management Cloud are in process for accreditation. 

The rigorous review of Oracle’s environment was completed by an accredited third-party organization at the Level 4 security impact for a SaaS offering using a community deployment model. Level 4 security impact refers to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) or other critical mission data that requires protection from unauthorized disclosure.

“Oracle will be able to support U.S. government agencies by providing a secure platform in the cloud to better serve military men and women,” said David Vap, group vice president, Oracle Service Cloud. “The Department of Defense can now procure commercial cloud services in order to meet dynamic user needs, improve efficiency and drive greater productivity while at the same time, have assurances that Oracle Service Cloud delivers against process and security control requirements.”

By deploying Oracle Service Cloud on top of Oracle’s FedRAMP authorized Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Oracle provides the DoD with benefits such as:

  • Supporting the DoD Cloud First Policy
  • Providing a secure Cloud environment to support DoD needs
  • Offering a low cost option to the DoD
  • Allowing faster implementations and better service to DoD customers

More information on this certification is available at www.FedRAMP.gov.

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Categories: Database, Vendor

editorconfig-eclipse

Date Created: September 1, 2015 - 07:34Date Updated: September 1, 2015 - 09:11Submitted by: Nathan Jones

Adds support for EditorConfig to Eclipse.

EditorConfig logo by Kat On.

Categories: Open Source

Would You Like to Become a Ranorex Trainer in North America?

Ranorex.com: Latest News - 10 hours 5 min ago
Ranorex focuses on developing and delivering tools for automated testing to 60+ countries globally. We cooperate with training partners in North America and Europe in order to provide the highest level of service to the growing Ranorex customer base.

To help meet the global demand for Ranorex trainings, we are now looking for trainers in North America.

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September 2015, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – PSeInt

SourceForge.net: Front page news - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 06:08

For our September “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected PSeInt, a pseudo-code interpreter for Spanish-speaking programming students. Pablo Novara, PSeInt Lead Developer, shared his thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction.

SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the PSeInt project please.
Pablo Novara (Novara): Learning how to program involves learning about algorithms, variables, expressions, functions, flow control, data structures, etc. And, in order to test these ideas, you also need to understand a programming language, and about compilers or interpreters, plus how to setup a project in an IDE. However, many non-English speakers also have an additional barrier – language.

Many books start with some kind of pseudocode or flowchart to let the student focus on the logic behind the algorithm and keep all the other complexities hidden. PSeInt is a tool for Spanish speaking students that implements these ideas and allows them to experiment and play, providing a very simple pseudocode and flowchart editor and interpreter with features specifically designed for classroom usage.

SF: What made you start this?
Novara: In a programming course during my first year of college, I saw students struggle to write their first algorithms in a very simple pseudocode proposed by our instructors. Being that we were using a mock language with no real implementation, we were dependent on our instructor’s review to learn if we had succeeded. With just a few teachers and many students, it occurred to me that we needed a tool to see if the algorithms’ outputs were correct.

SF: Has the original vision been achieved?
Novara: Yes, I just wanted be able to run an algorithm with that particular pseudocode and get the output. This was a very limited vision and I achieved that goal handily.

SF: Who can benefit the most from your project?
Novara: Students and teachers.

SF: What core need does PSeInt fulfill?
Novara: The system does a lot more now than just running the pseudocode and that’s why students get so much useful feedback. PSeInt helps them find and correct errors, and keeps them motivated through experimentation and play. The teacher gets a tool to present practical examples and explain how something works.

SF: What’s the best way to get the most out of using pseint?
Novara: A teacher should explore it completely in order to know what can be done with it and to design lessons and activities to take advantage of PSeInt’s features. It is specifically designed to assist both the student and the teacher, but it is not a replacement. It is not a tool that teaches programming by itself.

SF: What has your project team done to help build and nurture your community?
Novara: I am the team. For many years the project had a very small community of users so all the communication was done by email. Eventually, when I realized that PSeInt was growing, I worked to boost this trend. This is where SourceForge, along with some other SourceForge projects, played an important role. Following the advice and ideas from Rich Bowen’s posts and slides, I rethought the website, improved the documentation, started using the forums system, and encouraged users to do the same. I also made the git repository public.

Another nice idea was to blog freely about anything I wanted to let the community know. I’ve taken this idea from SuperTuxKart. I always read their development blog and to find useful material, so I wanted something like that for my project.

SF: Have you all found that more frequent releases help build up your community of users?
Novara: I’m a big fan of Eric Raymond’s RERO philosophy. Being an extremely small development team, I rely on users to fill the gaps. I try to release often to keep them active and interested, but “often” can also means “too early”, so they respond with a lot of bug reports, suggestions, new ideas, and all kind of useful feedback.

SF: What was the first big thing that happened for your project?
Novara: In college I had to develop a piece of software to pass a programming exam, so I started PSeInt. After the exam I abandoned it for more than a year. Then came a chance to include it in a free educational software compilation, which revived and jump-started the next phase of the project.

SF: What helped make that happen?
Novara: I heard about some free software groups that were building that compilation. I wrote to them saying something along the lines of “I’ve got this in case you might like.” And they did. This led me to register the project here, provided me with some very valuable feedback, and gave PSeInt some initial diffusion.

SF: What was the net result for that event?
Novara: I don’t know if PSeInt would have been revived without that feedback and motivation. So I have to thank mainly to Adrian Staffolani and Roman Gelbort for not letting that work die.

SF: What is the next big thing for PSeInt?
Novara: I don’t know. Some users ask for an Android version, others want it for different languages, still others would like to see it handle heterogeneous data structures and graphics.

SF: How long do you think that will take?
Novara: These ideas require a lot of work and internal refactoring and none of them are planned in the short term. Actually there is no plan. Maybe tomorrow someone points me in the direction of another big idea that gets implemented in just a few weeks. It depends on what it takes to get it done. Two ideas can look similarly complex yet require very different amount of work.

SF: Do you have the resources you need to make that happen?
Novara: The most important resource here is time. I do it for free, and my free time is shared with two other free projects (ZinjaI and MotoGT), along with some other hobbies.

SF: If you had it to do over again, what would you do differently for PSeInt
Novara: I would take this more seriously from the beginning.

SF: Why?
Novara: My original vision about what it was supposed to be has evolved a lot. When I realized about the real purpose of such a tool, I saw many new possibilities. The language became more flexible, the GUI has been simplified, the flowchart editor became a first class citizen, some debugging-like features were added, and the editor was modernized. Also many live-coding ideas, inspired in Bret Victor’s “Inventing on Principle” and “Learnable Programming”, were implemented with others still to come. I now see many reasons to consider PSeInt a very interesting project, but my lack of vision had made me think that there was nothing more left to add.

SF: Any reason you can’t do that now?
Novara: No. I think I’ve learned a lot in this ten years and I won’t say it’s every finished again. I now expend a lot of time reading and watching talks about this topic, and I work to constantly widen my point of view and catch new ideas.

SF: Is there anything else we should know?
Novara: I’m mostly a technical person. So, handling the social part of the project is a challenge. I frequently disagree with users requests, complain about how they communicate their ideas or problems, or get frustrated about some reactions. But feedback is an invaluable resource for any small free project and I really believe that users are vital actors in this process. So thanks!

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