AI software testing explained by Perforce
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Stephen Feloney from Perforce explains the strategies and techniques for providing test data within an agile shift-left approach, how to identify and address bottlenecks in the testing process, the biggest opportunities for AI to impact on software testing, how AI generates data faster and makes testing more through, how BlazeMeter is helping testing teams provision and...
Accelerate development environments by 10x with AI
Friday, August 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
We recently caught up with Rod Cope from Perforce and chatted about the 10x environment mindset for AI and how new AI tools like generative AI are increasing the efficiency and speed of developers and improving visual effects for animation pros. Even more, he explains how Perforce came up with the 10x concept, the opportunities that exist for incorpo...
Automation software platform acquired by Perforce Software
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Perforce Software announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Puppet, an infrastructure automation software platform that enables users to deliver, update, monitor, and secure software across physical and virtual machines. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
By increasing productivity, eliminating mistakes, enhancing security...
Game development and Live Ops are evolving
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 by Richard Harris
We recently caught up with Carbonated and AWS Game Tech to discuss how Carbonated’s custom-built, live ops platform Carbyne enables game developers to bring fresh content to players in real-time, without engineering support or an office-based workforce.
While Carbonated is a relatively small gaming studio, they have the tools to become a major player among the ...
Universal source code search engine emerges
Friday, November 22, 2019 by Richard Harris
Sourcegraph announced a new collaboration with GitLab, along with the world’s first universal source code search engine. The company has experienced exponential growth fueled by its expanding community of over 10,000 paid developers and tens of thousands of free open source developers who actively use its platform.
“GitLab and Sourcegraph are both oriente...
AI driven codeless testing solution drops from Perfecto
Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Richard Harris
Perfecto announced it will release Perfecto Codeless, an AI-driven codeless testing solution that allows teams to automate the process of writing test scripts regardless of skill level. Equipped with machine learning (ML) capabilities, changes to the test script are made agnostically, allowing scripts to continuously run and fix themselves without disrupting operations....
Perforce to acquire Rogue Wave
Monday, January 28, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
Perforce Software backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rogue Wave Software, an independent provider of cross-platform software developer tools and embedded components.
The combination of Perforce and Rogue Wave delivers a full suite of solutions that measurably improves developer productivity while fuelin...
Common mobile app testing mistakes to avoid
Friday, December 7, 2018 by Rob Mason
Consumers downloaded more than 175 billion mobile apps in 2017. The cost of developing a mobile app can exceed $1 million, with the median cost falling in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Multiply those numbers together and it’s apparent that a startling amount of resources are spent yearly on mobile app development.
The bad news? Most of those resources are ...
Mobile testing platform Perfecto Mobile is acquired by Perforce
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Perforce Software backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile. The acquisition augments Perforce's software portfolio with additional capabilities for enterprise DevOps teams to achieve continuous testing at scale across web, mobile and IoT applications. The acquisition is expected to close this...
Five indispensable tools for your agile projects
Sunday, December 18, 2016 by Richard Harris
Agile project management methodologies have become increasingly popular for software development—especially among development teams making video games. Perhaps developers are attracted by the cool name which brings to mind animators and game designers in ninja outfits nimbly scampering over once insurmountable project deadlines. Or maybe it resonates with programmers wh...
C++ Developer Tools From JetBrains
Friday, October 2, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Many of you are familiar with JetBrains, which provides the development community with a myriad of tools that automates common, repetitive tasks as well as help developers explore and familiarize with code bases faster.JetBrains has tools for a number of environments including Android, iOS, Java, .NET, Ruby, Python, C++, and many more. From IDEs, Code Editing Tools, Iss...
Unity Released New Services for Unity Cloud Build
Thursday, October 1, 2015 by Richard Harris
Unity has announced that its Unity Cloud Build service, currently in open beta, has a number of new features in its latest release.With the release Unity has doubled the number of platforms Cloud Build supports. Originally supporting iOS, Android, and Webplayer Unity has now added Windows desktop, Mac OS X, and Linux. There are 32-bit / 64-bit / Universal options for OS...
Unity 5.1 Release Includes Native Oculus Rift Deployment
Friday, June 19, 2015 by Richard Harris
Unity Technologies has released Unity 5.1, bringing game developers a unified development experience for Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus Rift and updated multiplayer networking solutions.With Unity 5.1 the company has added a optimized rendering pipeline for VR and AR devices. Native Oculus Rift deployment is now available and native support for other platfor...
Perforce Software Launches New Helix SCM and Content Collaboration Platform
Thursday, March 12, 2015 by Richard Harris
Perforce Software has released Perforce Helix, a new supply chain management (SCM) and content collaboration platform that brings distributed workflows, Git management, advanced threat detection and new deployment options for applications, Internet of Things devices and digital media. The Helix collaboration platform serves as a single source for all the contributo...
JetBrains Opens Early Access Program for Upsource Repository Browser and Code Review Tool
Friday, August 8, 2014 by Richard Harris
JetBrains has opened its Early Access Program for Upsource, a new on-premise team tool that allows developers to browse their source code repositories, share, discuss and review code.As would be expected, being a part of an Early Access Program provides an extra opportunity for developers to get in touch with the JetBrains team and work closely with JetBrains to shape h...