The general enthusiasm for using SOA to improve business IT processes is high, but the actual adoption rates haven't skyrocketed yet, according to some accounts.
Integrated solution lets developers perform unit testing of Java code and track overall lifecycle changes.
6th Sense issues the next version of a solution that estimates software project development time.
Products promise automated database change tracking and performance analysis.
Company plans to share collaboration and lifecycle management solutions with IBM's software development partners through Jazz Project.
Mainsoft has enhanced its solution, which creates Java bite code via a .NET-based platform.
Palamida rolls out software risk management solutions to help ISVs identify open source code in their applications.
New software platform helps define the requirements of software projects, facilitating lifecycle testing and collaboration.
Products help CIOs model processes and assess costs and risks across the enterprise.
Software companies are reaching out with partnerships and educational efforts to show how service-oriented architecture can improve IT and business processes.
The SANS Institute is set to launch new assessment and certification exams for .NET this summer (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 1, 2007).
Center will focus on SOA development and education to aid U.S. Federal agencies.
Industry group bestows awards for latest software innovations.
A number of companies released new products last week, supporting application development in a service-oriented architecture (SOA). Here are some of those announcements to date.
A test kit from Tibco that helps debug code used in asynchronous Web development has been released as an open-source tool.
ActiveState has released a new version of its Perl development kit to create self-contained executable files for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX platforms.
Quest Software has released a new Java code-checking tool; other Java developments include a visualization tool and NetBeans Ruby pack.
Seapine Software is releasing new versions of its ALM products TestTrack Pro and Surround SCM 5. The company is also launching TestTrack TCM, a new tool for test case planning and tracking that integrates with TestTrack Pro.
VMware is taking its virtualization technology further into the software development lifecycle with a new product designed to enable development and test teams to pool resources and to allocate them on an as-needed basis. Bangalore-based competitor VMLogix is expected to launch a similar tool this month. Surprisingly, both products have virtually the same name.
Black-box testing is standard practice for analyzing the security of deployed Web applications. It's a practice that falls short in key areas, however, making it difficult for developers to find and repair code flaws.