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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) News & Articles


Making Agile Compromises

The Agile Manifesto describes the values of agile. Agile methodologies tell you how to achieve those values. But what happens when that isn't enough? Is Agile open to compromise?

Coverity Integrates Kalistick Cloud, Ups Java Support in New Dev Test Platform Release

Coverity Development Testing Platform 7.5 comes with a new cloud-based QA tool, new analysis algorithms focused on Java and C# codebases, and expanded Java Web app security coverage, among other enhancements.

ZeroTurnaround Launches 'Interactive' Java Profiler, XRebel

XRebel 1.0 is designed to allow Java developers to find and fix problems as they code.

Atlassian Confluence 5.5 Adds Dedicated Task View

Enterprise software toolmaker Atlassian this week released the latest version of its content and team collaboration platform.

HP Focuses on Mobile, Cloud-Based App Development Testing

HP upgraded its application lifecycle management (ALM) products with a focus on performance testing from the cloud and mobile app testing.

Parasoft API Testing Upgrade Addresses Mobile Move to REST/JSON

Recognizing that RESTful APIs are becoming the de facto standard for mobile app development, Parasoft announced that its API Testing tool has been upgraded to address that trend.

Coverity Testing Platform Expands Java Web App Coverage, Revamps C# Analysis Engine

Coverity this week released a new version of its namesake software development testing platform.

Agile Project Manager Adds Git and GitHub Integration

The new version of Telerik's TeamPulse agile project management software integrates with the open-source Git version control system and the GitHub repository.

Zend Amps Agile with Blueprints

Blueprints for Continuous Delivery is a codification of best practices for each step of the software delivery cycle designed to organize them into a single, iterative process.

Rapid Deployment Package for Agile Java Dev Teams Launched

Agitar Technologies this week released an app deployment package for Java teams that aims to support java jocks who want to adopt Agile practices.

Compuware Launches Biz App APM Tool

Developers, who often get blamed for performance problems that have nothing to do with their applications, can use this new tool to show what's really happening on the system.

Want To Really Be Agile? Swarm!

The Agile Architect explains how to increase productivity significantly while also increasing code quality with a simple process change.

DevOps Toolmaker UrbanCode Adds Enterprise Build Automation

The new uBuild tool is designed to provide developers using Java, C#, and C/C++ with a central, authoritative build framework for quality and dependency control.

Vendors Team Up To Provide DevOps Platform

Agile ALM provider CollabNet is partnering with IT automation vendor UC4 to provide what the two companies are billing as the world's first DevOps platform.

True Quality Assurance in an Agile World

Quality Assurance is not just about testing a system. The role of QA on an agile team is much greater than that, elevating the QA engineer to a god among men.

Survey: Biggest Agile Challenge Is Communication

A new survey indicates that while software development projects using the Agile methodology are doing OK, they could be doing better, with communication reported as the biggest impediment to success.

Tool Analyzes Open Source Components in Your Java Apps

Sonatype on Wednesday launched a new on-demand service that analyzes the open-source components in Java applications for security, licensing and quality problems.

DevOps Automation Provider Adds Auto Deployment

On Wednesday DevOps automation company Electric Cloud announced an upcoming new application deployment solution for enterprises, ElectricDeploy.

ZK Test Suite Released for Java Web Apps

The ZK Application Test Suite, or ZATS Mimic 1.0, is designed to let developers create their own application test cases without having to deploy their apps to a server and test them with a browser.

CollabNet Launches ALM Platform CloudForge

CollabNet, a distributor of the Subversion open-source application lifecycle management (ALM) platform, is bringing its source version control (SVC) technology to the cloud.

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