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As the gap increases between technology innovation and the constricted capabilities of inherited legacy systems, many organizations are evaluating the costs and benefits of migrating their infrastructures and enterprise applications to new generations of Web-based infrastructure techno...
(December 4, 2002) - Merant has become the first company to offer issue and version management solutions integrated with WebSphere Studio. PVCS Dimensions, Merant's solution for software configuration management (SCM), and PVCS Version Manager, a solution for version control in team de...
So what does teamwork in WebSphere Studio mean anyway? At one level it means being able to work on code within a shared environment through which your application can be executed and tested.
Companies that have adopted WebSphere as their enterprise development platform are creating business-critical production applications. These projects include new, stand-alone solutions and modernized front ends for legacy applications and are being deployed to any eServer platform ...
Managing change in a software system is a lot like balancing your personal finances. With or without a resource allocation plan, the assets available and the demands placed on them change constantly. Whether it's your code or your checkbook, the result of mismanaging change over time i...
There are many facets to consider when implementing even the most basic software configuration management (SCM). For Java, with its import mechanism, these simple goals often become unmanageable when the source code tree grows beyond a certain point of complexity.
Most of the time spent in an application development project is in developing and testing the application. Less time is actually spent designing and creating a repeatable and reproducible packaging and deployment model. A well-designed 'build, package, and deploy' model has numerous be...
The popularity of distributed computing has gained tremendous momentum over the last three years. Much can be attributed to the maturing of two intricate parts of the solution: the Internet as network solution architecture, and application server technology. One of the more popular app...
Using a software configuration management (SCM) system is an integral part of any development project. Source code is your most valuable resource and must be protected. However, with the large number of products available from many different vendors, it's essential that you choose an S...
For software developers source code is more than just files on a disk - it's the result of hours of thought and work and must be protected. If you look at the number of software tools available to help developers track and store their source code, you'll see that code protection is a k...
(October 15, 2002) - This month, Borland Software Corporation announced two acquisitions: Starbase Corporation and BoldSoft BoldSoft MDE Aktiebolag. Borland will acquire Starbase in an all-cash tender offer for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $24 million or $2.75 per sh...
Web services are the 'new kids on the block' and as with all adolescent technologies they are can be a little troublesome, take time to understand and always testing you with something new. Given this, how does a developer get started with Web services? And for those more experienced, ...