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REConf 2015: Focus on Requirements Engineering and Requirements Management

Intland Blog - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 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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Embedded World 2015 – Industry 4.0 Future – Simplify Complexity With codeBeamer ALM

Intland Blog - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:00
The Internet of things is the hot topic for manufacturers in 2015. Research shows that Industry 4.0 will merge IT technologies, bringing together Big Data and Smart concepts to improve efficiency of operation. The benefits for the consumer can not
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Sharing Code Coverage Results With NCover Code Central

share_code_coverage_results_twitterOne of the keys to successful team-based code coverage, is making sure that code coverage results are transparent and actively shared across the entire team. Organizations that share results team-wide are able to encourage rapid feedback and are generally more effective in guiding the future allocation of resources than those that do not. With the latest version of NCover Code Central, sharing code coverage results is easier than ever.

Sharing Code Coverage Results

We will discuss two new ways that can be used independently, or together, to share code coverage with individuals involved in your project.  They are (1) the updated self-contained HTML summary report and (2) public browsing.

Self-Contained HTML Code Coverage Report

With NCover Code Central, you can produce either summary or detailed HTML code coverage reports.  These reports can be created from the command line or the NCover Code Central GUI.

The Summary Report

The summary report includes the metrics from the specified execution along with the corresponding trend graphs displayed in NCover Code Central for that specific project. Here is an example summary report for a sample project.

html_report_summary

This HTML file can be uploaded, emailed or shared with any individuals who need access to the report.  The report also includes links back to NCover Code Central to review the project in greater detail.

The report can be generated from the NCover Code Central GUI by selecting the report icon within a specific execution.

html_report_gui_access

The summary report can also be generated from the command line using the ncover report command with a usage similar to this:

ncover report --project="ProjectName" --execution="Test1" --file="MyPath" --detail="summary"

The report shows the coverage results of the most recent execution by default, if no execution is specified by the user.

The Detailed Report

New to Version 5 of NCover Code Central, the HTML code coverage report can now include detailed information including Types/Classes and Methods and also supports the ability to filter the generated report.  The detailed information is contained with the HTML and expands and collapses based on user interaction.  Here is an example of the HTML Code Coverage Report including detail:

html_report_detailed

This report provides the dual benefit of (1) still supporting a direct link back to the project in NCover Code Central but (2) also providing much greater detail embedded within the report.  This means users without an Internet connection and/or access to the NCover Code Central server can still see much more coverage data than ever.

Determining the type of detail and which filters, if any, you would like to apply is handled through the NCover GUI via the report icon.

html_report_gui_detail

The detailed report can also be run via the command line using the following options:

Options:
 --project=VALUE NCover project name. *REQUIRED*
 --execution[=VALUE] Specify execution by Caption, Build Id, or Date.
 --file[=VALUE] File name for export.
 --filter[=VALUE] Filter name or id.
 --detail[=VALUE] Report detail (CCSVR): summary, class, method
 --timeout[=VALUE] Timeout request after number of seconds
 --project=VALUE NCover project name. *REQUIRED*
 --execution=VALUE Specify execution by Caption, Build Id, or Date.
 --file=VALUE File name for export.
 --timeout=VALUE Timeout request after number of seconds

As a self-contained HTML report, both the summary and the detailed report can be kept as a build artifact, shared via email or as a static web page.

Public Browsing

NCover Code Central has always provided the ability to manage access to NCover projects via the Code Central admin page. By adding users, admins could share project results to any authorized user with access to the NCover Code Central server.

With the latest version of NCover Code Central, admins can also provide “public” access on a project-by-project basis, allowing any individual with access to the NCover Code Central server to view results through the NCover GUI, but without requiring login credentials.

public_browsing

From the project settings for any project from the NCover GUI, any admin can choose to set Browse Coverage to “No login required” and immediately provide “public” access to the coverage results.  The default state for all projects is “Code Central login required” and public browsing can be revoked at any time.

By combining the HTML Code Coverage Report with the option to browse coverage data without a Code Central login, teams can quickly share results and improve the transparency of code coverage results, all with less management overhead than ever.

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WaveMaker Releases WaveMaker Cloud

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:01
WaveMaker Inc., a leading enterprise application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) software company, today announced WaveMaker Cloud, the Docker-architected dedicated cloud platform software for the enterprise and managed service provider (MSP).
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ActiveState Builds on Cloud Foundry and Docker With Release of Stackato 3.4.2

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:59
ActiveState, an independent Cloud Foundry and Docker based PaaS provider, has announced the release of Stackato® 3.4.2, integrating a number of enhancements including the latest updates from Cloud Foundry and Docker. Meeting the needs of toda ...
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CircleCI Supports iOS and Android

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:47
CircleCI, a providesr of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools, has announced general support for testing Android and iOS apps. CircleCI provides a new way to build and test applications while significantly reducing the time and ex ...
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MongoDB Acquires WiredTiger Inc.

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:37
MongoDB has announced the acquisition of WiredTiger, Inc., an innovator in database storage engine technology. WiredTiger will contribute to the performance, scalability, and hardware efficiency of MongoDB for all users with the upcoming release, ...
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Appvance PerformanceCloud 2 Drives Performance Testing to New Heights

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:34
Appvance has released Appvance PerformanceCloud 2 (APC2), the next generation of its groundbreaking, flagship testing platform. APC2 now has the broadest and deepest testing capability of any product available and is the only platform on the mark ...
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Ranorex Customer Experience Survey

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:02
Thank you for taking the time to participate in our survey.

The input you provided in the survey is invaluable for us because it enables us to take a closer look at our current work and make adjustments and improvements wherever it is necessary. 
We value your opinion and would like to thank you again for taking the time to participate in our survey.

You can find the most pertinent data summarized in the following infographic:




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SATURN 2015 Conference Announces Keynotes

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 09:29
Registration for the 11th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference 2015 is now open. SATURN 2015 will be held April 27-30, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Md. Conference organizers have redesigned the event' ...
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Arcor, ConAgra Foods, MOM Brands, and Procter & Gamble Recognized for Excellence

Oracle Database News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 07:00
Arcor, ConAgra Foods, MOM Brands, and Procter & Gamble Recognized for Excellence Oracle announces winners of the fourth annual consumer goods industry excellence awards Redwood Shores, Calif. – December 18, 2014News Facts Oracle has awarded four consumer goods companies with Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Awards. The awards program recognizes consumer goods companies that use Oracle technology solutions and adopt industry best practices to help them drive innovation and grow their businesses. The Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Awards program recognizes achievement in four categories. This year’s winners include: Business Transformation in the Cloud Award: Arcor, Buenos Aries, Argentina Innovation Lifecycle Management Award: ConAgra Foods, Omaha, Nebraska Demand-Driven Operations Award: MOM Brands, Lakeville, Minnesota Retail and Consumer Insights Award: Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio Supporting Quotes “The 2014 Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Excellence award winners demonstrate how innovative consumer goods companies are transforming their businesses and achieving results with modern industry solutions across the enterprise,” said Cassie Moren, senior director, Consumer Goods and Retail Solutions Marketing, Oracle. Supporting Resources Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Solutions Oracle Comprehensive Trade Management Solution Oracle Innovation Lifecycle Management Solution Procter & Gamble Big Data Case Study

 

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.Contact Info

Valerie Beaudett
Oracle
+1.650.400.7833
Valerie.beaudett@oracle.com

Mary Tobin
O’Keeffe & Company
+1.503.658.7396

mtobin@okco.com

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SAAS, PAAS AND IAAS CLOUD REVENUE UP 45% to $516 MILLION

Oracle Database News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:30
SAAS, PAAS AND IAAS CLOUD REVENUE UP 45% to $516 MILLIONSOFTWARE AND CLOUD REVENUE UP 5% TO $7.3 BILLIONREDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – December 17, 2014

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that fiscal 2015 Q2 Total Revenues were up 3% to $9.6 billion. Software and Cloud Revenues was up 5% to $7.3 billion. Cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) revenue was up 45% to $516 million. Hardware Systems revenues were up 1% to $1.3 billion. GAAP operating income was up 4% to $3.5 billion, and the GAAP operating margin was 37%. Non-GAAP operating income was up 3% to $4.4 billion, and the non-GAAP operating margin was 46%. GAAP net income was down 2% to $2.5 billion while non-GAAP net income was down 1% to $3.1 billion. GAAP earnings per share were $0.56, unchanged from last year, while non-GAAP earnings per share were up 1% at $0.69. GAAP operating cash flow on a trailing twelve-month basis was $15.3 billion.

Without the impact of the US dollar strengthening compared to foreign currencies, Oracle’s reported Q2 GAAP and non-GAAP earnings per share would have been up 5%; Q2 Total Revenues would have been up 7%; Software and Cloud revenues would have been up 8%; and Hardware Systems revenues would have been up 4%.

“We continue to deliver industry-leading operating margins and cash flow even after adding the thousands of specialized sales people and engineers necessary to accelerate the growth of our new cloud businesses,” said Oracle CEO, Safra Catz.

“Total Q2 new cloud bookings grew at a rate of more than 140%,” said Oracle CEO, Mark Hurd. “We now have over 600 ERP Fusion Cloud customers – that’s five-times more ERP customers than Workday.”

“By Q4 of this year we expect our new cloud bookings to exceed $250 million,” said Oracle Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison. “Next fiscal year our new cloud bookings will be well over the billion dollars mark."

The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of outstanding common stock. This dividend will be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 7, 2015, with a payment date of January 28, 2015.

Q2 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Oracle will hold a conference call and webcast today to discuss these results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific. You may listen to the call by dialing (816) 287-5563, Passcode: 425392. To access the live webcast of this event, please visit the Oracle Investor Relations website at http://www.oracle.com/investor. In addition, Oracle’s Q2 results and Fiscal 2015 financial tables are available on the Oracle Investor Relations website.

A replay of the conference call will also be available by dialing (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406, Pass Code: 46975514.


About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), visit www.oracle.com or contact Investor Relations at investor_us@oracle.com or (650) 506-4073.

TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.“Safe Harbor" Statement

Statements in this press release relating to Oracle's future plans, expectations, beliefs, intentions and prospects, including statements regarding our cloud subscription run rate, the timing of the delivery of our 10,000th Engineered Systems unit, and our plans to increase our focus on the Cloud and become number one in SaaS and PaaS, are "forward-looking statements" and are subject to material risks and uncertainties. Many factors could affect our current expectations and our actual results, and could cause actual results to differ materially. We presently consider the following to be among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations: (1) Economic, political and market conditions, including the continued slow economic recovery in the U.S. and other parts of the world, can adversely affect our business, results of operations and financial condition, including our revenue growth and profitability, which in turn could adversely affect our stock price. (2) We may fail to achieve our financial forecasts due to such factors as delays or size reductions in transactions, fewer large transactions in a particular quarter, unanticipated fluctuations in currency exchange rates, delays in delivery of new products or releases or a decline in our renewal rates for support contracts. (3) Our cloud computing strategy, including our Oracle Cloud Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings, may not be successful. (4) If we are unable to develop new or sufficiently differentiated products and services, or to enhance and improve our products and support services in a timely manner or to position and/or price our products and services to meet market demand, customers may not buy new software licenses, cloud software subscriptions or hardware systems products or purchase or renew support contracts. (5) Our international sales and operations subject us to additional risks that can adversely affect our operating results, including risks relating to foreign currency gains and losses. (6) If the security measures for our software, hardware, services or Oracle Cloud offerings are compromised or if such offerings contain significant coding, manufacturing or configuration errors, we may experience reputational harm, legal claims and financial exposure. (7) We have an active acquisition program and our acquisitions may not be successful, may involve unanticipated costs or other integration issues or may disrupt our existing operations. A detailed discussion of these factors and other risks that affect our business is contained in our SEC filings, including our most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, particularly under the heading "Risk Factors." Copies of these filings are available online from the SEC or by contacting Oracle Corporation's Investor Relations Department at (650) 506-4073 or by clicking on SEC Filings on Oracle’s Investor Relations website at http://www.oracle.com/investor. All information set forth in this press release is current as of June 19, 2014. Oracle undertakes no duty to update any statement in light of new information or future events.

Contact Info

Ken Bond
Oracle Investor Relations
+1.650.607.0349
ken.bond@oracle.com

Deborah Hellinger
Oracle Corporate Communications
+1.212.508.7935
deborah.hellinger@oracle.com

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OpenStack's Secrets to Success: Rapid Innovation and Community Growth

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:30
Webinar

OpenStack is one of the fastest growing open source projects in the world today. With over 11,000 individual members from 130 countries and 1,000 different organizations, the OpenStack ecosystem is producing some of the best cloud software in the industry.  This kind of success is not only tied to a hot technology, but also to the way the OpenStack Foundation is structured and how it works with the community that surrounds its projects.

While code may be the most tangible product of an open source community, the collaborative development methods they employ and the innovation and creativity they exhibit are raising the interest of commercial development organizations everywhere. The question many senior development managers are asking is “if we emulate community methods, encourage sharing both inside and outside our organization, can we be more productive, creative? How can we connect with these communities to tap their expertise and leverage their collective knowledge?  How do we influence their direction?”

Join us for this simulive webinar featuring insights from Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation, Mark Radcliffe, legal advisor to the Open Stack Foundation and Partner at DLA Piper, and Karen Copenhaver, General Counsel to the Linux Foundation and Partner at Choate Hall & Stewart.

Attendees of this webinar will learn:

  • Get the inside scoop on how OpenStack’s governance, methods and culture are enabling innovation and creativity.  
  • How OpenStack’s community culture and policies make it easy for commercial organizations to engage and collaborate.
  • How your organization can get involved with OpenStack and other open source communities to increase innovation, productivity and creativity.

Fill out form to receive slides and recording

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RadView Launches Load Testing Web Dashboard for Improved Performance Test Analysis

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 17:44
RadView Software, provider of web and mobile load testing solutions launched today WebLOAD 10.2 featuring a Web dashboard for improved performance test results analysis.
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Apache Drill Announced as a Top-Level Project

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 17:34
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache™ Drill™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become ...
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LDRA Unveils Unique and Cost-Effective Software Verification on VxWorks 7 Platform

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 17:14
LDRA has fully integrated the LDRA tool suite with the next generation Wind River® VxWorks® 7 real-time operating system (RTOS) to achieve full compliance with industry safety- and security-critical standards. The reduced overhead and com ...
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MBAT final review

Elvior - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:47


MBAT final review was held in Brussels on December 10th.

"The MBAT project has definitively added a lot of value to model based testing and analysis, both in terms of methodology integration, methodology innovation but also in tool interoperability." - was general comment of reviewers MBAT RTP (reference technology platform) concepts and demonstrators were presented during review meeting. Elvior was involved in development of 2 MBAT RTP instances: with Enovia from Dassault Systèmes and integration with IBM DOORS.


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Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller Extends WebRTC Functionality to Mobile Applications

Oracle Database News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 14:00
Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller Extends WebRTC Functionality to Mobile ApplicationsCommunications service providers and enterprises can now offer WebRTC-based capabilities in native iOS or Android client applicationsREDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Dec. 16, 2014News Summary

In response to the growing demand for real-time communications (RTC) anytime, anywhere, and from virtually any device, many communications service providers (CSPs) and enterprises are now offering browser-based WebRTC capabilities and services. The latest release of Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller provides the secure and reliable functionalities that users want—such as voice calling, video, and chat—within an iOS and Android client application for a seamless, device-independent customer experience.

News Facts Oracle today announced the release of Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller 7.1, which brings WebRTC support to native mobile iOS and Android applications for a seamless, cross-device customer experience. The new release also improves bandwidth utilization and cost savings by intelligently switching among anchored media, peer-2-peer (P2P) media, and P2P data depending on the CSP’s or enterprise’s network topology. Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller provides better connectivity into CSP and enterprise environments with restrictive firewalls by supporting advanced Network Address Translation traversal functionality. In addition, the new release enables secure and reliable RTC services by delivering GSMA’s Rich Communications Suite (RCS) capabilities through Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller APIs. This functionality allows CSPs to extend their RCS investments to devices that are WebRTC-capable.
Product Details The latest release of Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller offers support for: Integrating highly scalable media server platforms to offload complex, hardware-intensive media processing such as audio/video transcoding, recording, and conferencing Instant messaging through a Message Session Relay Protocol Gateway, allowing client applications to access a messaging server and eliminating the need to run a separate application Virtualization, enabling CSPs and enterprises to deploy solutions in a cloud environment free from hardware requirements Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller improves network integration with standard, off-the-shelf interfaces for policy and media servers. latest release provides a consistent user experience across applications and devices via a new flexible client registration management system that can efficiently handle WebRTC subscribers with multiple simultaneous sessions and identities across numerous devices.
Supporting Quotes “The demand for real-time communications from any device will only continue to grow, from within both web browsers and mobile apps,” said Dean Bubley, director of Disruptive Analysis. “Oracle’s integration of WebRTC-based communications with new and existing mobile clients aligns with this broad trend towards embedded voice and video.” “The latest release of Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller further demonstrates Oracle’s dedication to improving the mobile user experience. We are rapidly innovating to remove the road blocks to real-time communications from anywhere, at any time, and from any device,” said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications.
Supporting Resources About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

Trademark

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contacts:

Kaitlin McCready
Oracle
+1.216.925.5972
kaitlin.mccready@oracle.com

Janice Clayton
O’Keeffe
+1.443.759.8151
jclayton@okco.com

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YUI Library Support Now Improved by Ranorex

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:10
With Ranorex 5.2 the support of the Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) library has been improved. Start testing your web application based on the JS/CSS Framework.




Download latest Ranorex version and start YUI testing  

Upgrade for free with your valid subscription (You'll find a direct download link to the latest version of Ranorex on the Ranorex Studio start page.)
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.NET Developers Who Keep Learning

We sometimes forget that IT as we know it changes dramatically every few months. We wanted to pause and give a special shout-out to these two .NET veterans who have been in the field with a combined 50 years of experience. They have been keeping up and changing and leading worldwide companies on their .NET efforts. Keep learning and coding!

ncover_mvp_tom_cabanski_twitter Tom Cabanksi

Tom is a software developer and entrepreneur with a passion for building quality software. How can you go wrong with that as a description? He is a professional agile developer, leader and entrepreneur with a successful 30 year track record of using technology to enhance business success. Tom has worked across a variety of industries including telecommunications, oil and gas, finance, aerospace, heavy manufacturing, commercial printing, distribution, e-commerce, mortgage and retail in technology development, consulting and IT management roles. Whew! Over the last ten years he has been a hands-on leader in software product and solution development of hosted web applications on the .NET platform using agile methods including Scrum and XP. Keep up with what he is up to through his blog http://tom.cabanski.com/ or on twitter @tcabanski.

 

ncover_mvp_andre_kramer_twitterAndré Kraemer

AndrĂ© is a self-employed software developer, instructor and consultant. He’s been in the IT business since 1997 and spent most of those years working with Microsoft technologies. He started with a focus on commercial client / server applications for well-known companies and collaboration solutions based on Microsoft Outlook and Exchange. He then took an interest in software solutions for productivity management in global operating software companies. There he worked as a software developer, and later as Chief Software Architect and Developer. His current main interests are Windows Store Apps, ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript and SharePoint. Stay tuned with his current discoveries on twitter @codemurai or check out his blog.

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