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Inflectra Webinar on using SpiraTest with Neotys NeoLoad for Load Testing

Inflectra News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 01:00

Are you a user of SpiraTest or SpiraTeam? Do you need to be able to perform load/performance testing? Spira can integrate with NeoLoad from our partner Neotys. This webinar walks you through the steps to setup the integration and allows attendees to ask questions.

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Tricentis and Tasktop Launch OEM Partnership for Software Lifecycle Integration

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 18:08
Tricentis, a global leader in enterprise software testing that accelerates business innovation, and Tasktop, the leader in Software Lifecycle Integration (SLI) and creator of the Eclipse Mylyn open source tool, today announced the expansion of th ...
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Blue Agility Partners With VersionOne on SAFe

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 17:59
Blue Agility, a provider of large-scale agile transformations and application lifecycle management (ALM) technology, and VersionOne, a provider of agile lifecycle management solutions, have partnered to help companies drive business agility and t ...
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BlazeMeter To Join AWS CodePipeline Partner Network

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 17:53
BlazeMeter has announced that it has joined AWS CodePipeline third-party network. BlazeMeter’s automated and open-source compatible performance testing platform will enable developers to test their APIs, mobile and web applications easily a ...
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LogiGear Announces Release of TestArchitect Professional for Visual Studio

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 17:36
LogiGear announced the release of TestArchitect Professional for Visual Studio. This new edition of TestArchitect seamlessly integrates with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) to simplify automated testing ...
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ZeroTurnaround Gets $5 Million in Series B Financing

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 17:23
ZeroTurnaround, the maker of developer tools for creating quality software, has announced that it has raised $5 million in Series B financing led by Bain Capital Ventures with participation from Western Technology Investment, both existing invest ...
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Federal Court Dismisses Rimini Street’s Key Defense Claim

Oracle Database News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 21:22
Federal Court Dismisses Rimini Street’s Key Defense ClaimRedwood Shores, Calif. – July 13, 2015

On July 9, 2015, a federal court dismissed Rimini Street and Seth Ravin’s claim that Oracle engaged in “copyright misuse” through its software licenses.

In this lawsuit -- the second of two cases between Oracle and Rimini -- Oracle alleges that Rimini infringed Oracle’s copyrights in “the latest chapter in the long saga of Rimini’s” infringement, “masterminded by its CEO Seth Ravin.” The Court dismissed Rimini’s defense of copyright misuse, in which Rimini alleged “that Oracle is using its software licenses to unlawfully leverage a monopoly in the support services market.” As the Court did in the first case between Oracle and Rimini Street, the Court held that “Rimini Street fails to allege any conduct that could constitute copyright misuse.”

Additionally, the Court rejected Rimini’s attempt to exclude Oracle’s damages expert from testifying at trial in the first of the two cases between the companies. In that case, Oracle is suing Rimini for $209 million in lost profits. Trial begins September 14, 2015.

“We appreciate the Court’s recognition of the importance of licenses to protect intellectual property,” said Oracle’s General Counsel Dorian Daley. “Like many technology companies, Oracle relies on copyright law to protect innovation and our investment in products that benefit our customers and their businesses. We filed these claims against Rimini and Mr. Ravin to stop them from misappropriating our intellectual property and harming this investment -- and that is exactly what we intend to do.”

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Oracle Introduces Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud, Enabling Order Fulfillment in the Cloud

Oracle Database News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 18:38
Press Release Oracle Introduces Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud, Enabling Order Fulfillment in the Cloud Integration of new products with Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud and Oracle ERP Cloud delivers a complete quote-to-cash solution for overall sales cycle visibility and operational efficiency

Redwood Shores, Calif.—Jul 13, 2015

To help companies support their complete quote-to-cash process in the Cloud, Oracle announced the expansion of the Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud with two new products, Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud. These two products provide modern order promising, management, visibility and fulfillment capabilities, and link the existing quote and sales process in Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud (Oracle CPQ Cloud) and the pick, pack and ship processes in Oracle Inventory Cloud to billing in Oracle ERP Cloud.

In the past, these different processes were often siloed, particularly when some elements operated in the Cloud and some did not. This made it extremely difficult for companies to create a virtually seamless, transparent business flow, causing significant revenue leakage, high days sales outstanding, and customer dissatisfaction. With these two new products in the Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud, Oracle can now deliver a complete quote-to-cash Cloud solution to drive enhanced customer experience, revenues, and margins.

“With the introduction of Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud, customers can now run their entire quote-to-cash process in the Oracle Cloud,” said Jon Chorley, group vice president of supply chain management product strategy, Oracle. “By delivering an enterprise-class order management platform, which is also matched with quoting, sales, fulfillment and billing all in the Oracle Cloud, our customers can deliver uncompromising efficiency, satisfaction and performance.”

Oracle Order Management Cloud

Oracle Order Management Cloud is an order capture and fulfillment Cloud solution that is tightly integrated with Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud. It is designed to improve order handling across the order-to-cash process. Pre-integration, centrally-managed orchestration policies, global availability, and fulfillment monitoring can enable increased customer satisfaction and order profitability.

  • Key business benefits include:
    • Centralized Order Monitoring: Centralized view of orders allows users to search for orders, view statuses, see a summary of exceptions of customer, product, or supplier, and drill into the data to view additional details.
    • Manage Order Exceptions: Proactively identify orders that may not meet promise dates and take corrective actions and avoid customer dissatisfaction. Prioritize back orders to maximize key fulfillment metrics.
    • Execute Against Predictable Order Orchestration Policies: Business users can define, implement and maintain their own fulfillment orchestration policies without the need to resort to technical programming tools decreasing systems cost and minimizing IT complexity.
    • Change Management: Centralized change order logic supports consistent handling of order changes and revisions across all orders reducing order errors and processing costs.
Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud

Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud provides fast, accurate, automated order promising capability on the Cloud to source and schedule each order line to help minimize fulfillment costs and maximize customer service.

  • Key business benefits include:
    • Take Control of Fulfillment Sources, Timing and Delivery: Matches demand with available inventory, inbound shipments, purchase orders and requisitions, considers all potential supply sources and leverages future supply.
    • Respond to Changing Business Conditions: Can handle most orders in “lights out” fashion, enforcing corporate fulfillment policies while saving money on administration, inventory and logistics costs.
    • Select the Lowest Cost Delivery Method that Meets the Customer Need: Selects the best delivery source and method with the lowest total fulfillment costs to meet the customer’s deliver date while improving margins and maintaining customer satisfaction.
    • Support Multiple Fulfillment Options: Expands fulfillment options to include inbound supply, manufacturing capacity and supplier availability to leverage all available sources and stay competitive.
    • Limit Availability of High Demand Items: Demand classes identify a specific quantity, percentage or ratio of supply with a particular customer or channel and restrict orders for limited items to those groups you specify.
Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud’s Integration with Oracle CPQ and Oracle ERP Cloud

Oracle’s quote-to-cash solution is an end-to-end business process that integrates Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Promising Cloud with Oracle CPQ Cloud and Oracle ERP Cloud, connecting the sales, fulfillment and finance organizations.

Oracle’s streamlined automated quote-to-cash process helps reduce complexity and IT costs by eliminating bottlenecks and errors for the end-to-end flow across sales, fulfillment and finance organizations. It is designed to increase an organization’s overall sales effectiveness which is critical to improving their customer experience, revenues and margins. It is an integrated, flexible, scalable solution allowing organizations to automate the entire business process. Integration of these key business functions can improve order accuracy, drive fulfillment efficiency, reduce billing errors and strengthen revenue recognition processes. Sales effectiveness can increase as the selling experience is personalized to the customer, offering targeted content, offers, bundles, up-sells and cross-sell. This can in turn increase customer retention and lead to more profitable sales as well as prices that are optimized for each customer.

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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 13:39
shotgun.js is an open source tool for testing for JavaScript functions. Shotgun testing involves passing random values as arguments to functions en masse over a number of test runs. While it is not a systematic approach to software testing (like ...
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 13:37
Gauge is an open source lightweight cross-platform test automation tool. It provides the ability to author test cases in the business language. Gauge champions the idea of living/executable documentation, following the idea of Behaviour Driven De ...
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On-demand Webinar: Connect Requirements with Development and Testing with Polarion Connector for Microsoft TFS

Polarion Software - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 15:16
Newly released on-demand webinar provides a first-look at new Polarion technology for integrating ALM and PLM for users of Microsoft TFS.
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Convert your Ranorex Report to PDF Latest News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 13:59

This blog post will show how to use the ReportToPDF tool in order to convert Ranorex Report files into PDF. The platform independent file format allows you to share and distribute the generated reports very easily with people not having Ranorex installed.

Report to PDF

There is also a German version of this blog post available: Ranorex Report to PDF German
Please keep in mind that we assume no warranty or assurance with respect to accuracy, correctness and completeness of the translation. Special thanks to Andre Fischer.

Conversion of an Existing Report

The ReportToPDF executable is a command line tool, which allows you to convert existing Ranorex reports to PDF. The report must be passed to the converter in its compressed form, the so-called “rxzlog”. The “rxzlog” is a single archive (“.rxzlog” extension) including the report and all associated files. More information can be found in the Additional Report Settings section of the Ranorex User Guide.

Using the following call, you can execute the ReportToPDF tool from the command line:

ReportToPDF.exe <input file> <output file> /<argument>

The input and output file need to be set, whereas the arguments are optional.

<input file>

Sets the file (*.rxzlog) which is converted.

<output file>

Sets the name of the PDF file.

Allowed arguments:

style: Sets a custom stylesheet

detail:Specifies how much information is shown within the generated PDF:

  • none: no module actions are shown
  • failed: only actions from failed modules are shown
  • all: all actions are shown (default value)

For example:

PDF Console

Note: When executing a ReportToPDF tool from command line the return value ‘0’ signals a successful execution and the return value ‘-1′ signals a failure.

On-The-Fly Conversion during a Test Run

The ReportToPDF tool is, besides his existence as a command line tool, also available as a DLL (Dynamic Link Library). The Ranorex.PDF.dll allows you to convert the Ranorex Report into a PDF file at the end of a test run. For convenient usage a Ranorex CodeModule (referring the DLL) is available allowing to convert the report with a few clicks.

Steps to be done:
  • First of all, you need to reference the Ranorex.PDF.dll within our Ranorex project.
    This can be done by opening the “Add Reference”-dialog (References -> Add Reference) and adding the DLL.
    You should now be able to see the referenced DLL in the reference list in the project view pad.
    Added Library
  • As a next step, you need to set the target framework of the Ranorex project to .NET Framework 4.0 or above. Therefore open the “Compiling”-tab within the project properties (Project -> Properties).
    PDF NET Framework
  • After setting the desired .NET Framework you are ready to add the predefined CodeModule “ReportToPDF.cs” to your project. Open the “Add -> Existing Item”-dialog and add the aforementioned UserCodeModule.
    Add Code Module
  • As a last step, simply drag & drop the UserCodeModule to your Ranorex test suite, for example to the teardown section.
    Add Module to Test Suite

The “ReportToPDF” code module will trigger the conversion of the report at its current state. A message, containing a link to the PDF file, will be logged to the report after the conversion finishes.

Report Entry

Note: The default filename of the generated PDF is the same as the Ranorex report filename but with a different extension (*.pdf).

Custom Stylesheet

Do you want to change the look and feel of your PDF report? No problem, just use a custom stylesheet in order to change various settings.

For example:

  • Specify a custom logo
  • Specify margins and indent
  • Specify fonts and colors
  • etc.

Style Sheet

Navigation within the Generated PDF

Each entry of the table of contents is a direct link to the specific test case or module.

Table of Contents Navigate

Once navigated to the test case/module, you can easily jump back to the table of contents using the link in the header (see screenshot below).

Navigate Back To TOC

Additionally, you can use the bookmark pane of your PDF viewer in order to navigate through the PDF

Navigate Back To TOC

Where Can I Get the ReportToPDF Tool?

The ReportToPDF tool is available as a standalone executable as well as in the form of a DLL.

Version 1.0.2 (July 31, 2015)
    General changes
  • ReportToPDF code module is no longer visible within the generated PDF
  • ReportToPDF code module is now placed at the very end of the report, independently of its position within the TestSuite
  • Errors which occur during the conversion are no longer part of the report. They are logged to the console instead
  • Fixed missing total duration
  • Fixed bug for disabled “Collect screenshots in a subdirectory”-setting
Version 1.0.1 (July 20, 2015)
  • Fixed missing message content
  • Fixed PDF output path

The ReportToPDF tool allows both, converting an existing Ranorex Report to PDF using the command line as well as an on the fly conversion at the end of a test run.
Both ways can perfectly be integrated into an already existing Continuous Integration (CI) process. The PDF can easily be shared via mail and/or archived for later usage.

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Git Repositories – GitHub – Git Confusion?

Intland Blog - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 12:40
During the last 10 years, if you have been living in a developer bubble, for example working at a large software developer such as Microsoft or IBM, although you might have heard of git and gitHub you may not had the chance
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Take Command Of Your NCover Code Coverage Projects

ncover_take_command_of_ncoverAlthough many users preference the ease and convenience of  exporting, modifying and creating code coverage projects through the NCover GUI, there may be situations when you prefer to directly manage projects from the command line or as part of a scripted process.  In these situation, NCover offers the ability to create projects, import projects and project settings and export projects directly from the command line.

Export A NCover Project From the Command Line

Exporting projects can be useful if you want to make a backup of all your project settings as part of your  normal process or if you want to make a project and all of its settings portable to use on another machine or in a different environment.  In order to export a project, it must first be setup with NCover.

The Export Project command can then be used to export all of the project settings into a JSON file. Here is the usage:

NCover Project-Import --file=<file name> [--project=<project name>]

Here is an example of how you would export an exiting project named “Return Of The Override” to a JSON file:

ncover project-export --file="C:\MyPath\return-of-the-override" --project="Return Of The Override"

Please reference Export Project Settings in the NCover Documentation for additional details.

Import A NCover Project From the Command Line

The Import Project command can be used to modify existing NCover project settings from the command line.  The simplest way to accomplish this is by first using the Export Project command to export the project settings to a JSON file.  You can then directly edit the JSON file and use the Import Project command to update.

If you are updating an existing project’s settings, it is important to note that you must use the –overwrite option, otherwise an entirely new project will be created.

Here is an example of how you would export a project and then re-import it to update the settings:

ncover project-export --file="C:\MyPath\return-of-the-override" --project="Return Of The Override"

Modify the exported JSON file to change the project settings

ncover project-import --file="C:\MyPath\return-of-the-override.json" --project="Return Of The Override" --overwrite

Please reference Import Project Settings in the NCover Documentation for additional details.

Create A New NCover Project From the Command Line

Finally, the Import Project command can also be used to create a new project from a settings file.  The steps for creating a new project are the same as for importing a project EXCEPT THAT YOU DO NOT USE the overwrite command when using the Project Import command.

Please reference Create A Project in the NCover Documentation for additional details.

The post Take Command Of Your NCover Code Coverage Projects appeared first on NCover.

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The VisibleThread 2015 User Conference

VisibleThread - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 09:39

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Join us for the 2015 VisibleThread Users Conference on Wed 21st October in Tysons Corner, Va. Hear how customers like Noridian Healthcare,General Dynamics  and Milestone Systems use VisibleThread to win more.

After a very well received keynote at last year’s conference, Kevin Plexico, VP, Information Systems at Deltek is back again this year. Kevin oversees Delteks Federal Information Solutions and will talk about the current federal market trends as we look to Fiscal 2016.

Doors open at 7:30, light breakfast will be served and also a buffet lunch.
The conference keynote will start at 8:30, followed by customer and product tracks.

Register Now!

Reserve your place for the 2015 Users Conference.

Why attend?

This is an ideal opportunity to:

  • Hear how customers use VisibleThread to maximize productivity
  • Network and talk to fellow government / commercial contractors and sales / marketing professionals
  • Attend Product Tracks outlining all you need to know about our latest VisibleThread Docs 2.12 release, our Clarity Grader release & our new API capability.
  • Meet VisibleThread executives and support staff. Learn about our product plans for 2016. Have a chance to influence how we extend the products.
Full Agenda

Download the full schedule here - Detailed Agenda

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What last years attendees said… URS - Driving Efficiency Savings Rapiscan Systems - Cut compliance checks from hours to minutes

…conference has been really good. The presenters have shared new ways to use the solutions…”Emma Jackson | Proposal Manager

…really interesting to hear how someone coming from a different part of the market uses the solutions…”Tom Barth | Director of Global Sales Support
Rapiscan Systems Inc

We look forward to seeing you & thanks for being part of the VisibleThread community.

Business Justification

Need to make a business case to attend. Download MS Word doc here: Business Case for Attending

Need accommodation?

For those needing hotel accommodation, we have organized a special conference rate for Tuesday night at the Embassy Suites. Mention VisibleThread when booking. Embassy Suites website here.

Have questions about VisibleThread Users Conference - 2015? Contact VisibleThread

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Reserve your place for the 2015 Users Conference.

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Spira Plugin for Atlassian Bamboo Released

Inflectra News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 01:00

We are pleased to announced the release of the Spira Plugin for the popular Bamboo continuous integration build server from Atlassian. This plugin allows you to integrate Bamboo with SpiraTest, SpiraPlan or SpiraTeam in addition to our existing popular integration between Spira and Atlassian Jira.
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About - Costumes

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 19:46
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About - Party

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 19:46
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About - Cake

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 19:46
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