Fine-Tune Unit Testing in Visual Studio

With a few tweaks, you can turn Visual Studio's basic unit-testing capabilities into a powerful and extensible tool for improving code quality.

Survey Shows Developers Lean Toward Lighter SCM Tools Over ALM

Software developers still use software configuration management more than fully featured suites, according to a report published by Forrester.

IBM Launches Enterprise Cloud Services

IBM today unveiled cloud-based services for enterprises that can be hosted or run on a customer's premises, or a hybrid of the two.

IBM Rational Previews Wares for Software Investment Management

IBM's Rational division this week gave attendees at its annual user conference a peek at three new products focused on the notion of "software investment management."

Borland Launches Requirements Management Tool

ALM supplier Borland last week launched a new requirements management package that promises to reduce the number of late and costly changes to software development projects.

Microsoft Offers Security Lifecycle Tool for VSTS

Teams developing applications using Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 (VSTS 2008) can now better implement Microsoft's security development lifecycle (SDL) process using a new template addition.

Micro Focus Buys Borland, Compuware's ALM Business

In a move that promises to shake up the ALM software market, Micro Focus today said it has agreed to acquire Borland Software and the ALM tools business of Compuware Corp.

Windows 7 RC Goes Live

Microsoft announced that the Windows 7 release candidate (RC) is now available to the general public.

Test Center Standard Edition and Connect ODBC 6.0

Products to Lower cost application performance maintenace and drive ODBC harder.

SharePoint Bonanza: SP2 and Dev Kits Released

Microsoft announced some SharePoint product updates that may have gotten trampled under a stampede of information flowing out of Redmond this week.

Adobe's Reader Fix: Disable JavaScript, For Now

How Adobe is handling critical vulnerability discovered in its Reader software gets mixed reaction from IT security experts.

Windows 7 RC Dates Disclosed; 'XP Mode' Unveiled

Microsoft provided a couple of Windows 7 tidbits on Friday, confirming the availability of Windows 7 release candidate (RC) and describing a forthcoming virtualization capability in the new operating system.

Windows 7 RC by Early May, Site Suggests

Microsoft again may have disclosed a hint about when the Release Candidate (RC) version of Windows 7 will be available -- possibly before May 5.

'Stirling' Beta 2 Unveiled for Enterprise Security

Microsoft announced the beta 2 release of "Stirling," which is the code name for an integrated suite of enterprise security solutions based on Forefront products.

April Patch Arrives, With Critical Fixes and More

Microsoft rolled out eight fixes in its monthly security release, addressing some 23 vulnerabilities.

CollabNet Bolsters ALM Platform, Teams with VMware

CollabNet has released a new version of its ALM platform, adding support for cloud provisioning and upgraded Subversion and lab management.

Automation Design Canvas Boasts Advanced Web Testing

Run repeatable, automated tests of Web applications as you develop them with this high-end tool.

Microsoft Promoting Touch in Windows 7

Microsoft has devised a Windows Touch Logo Program for its hardware and software partners that are integrating products with Windows 7.

Microsoft Rolling Out Windows Azure Improvements

Microsoft described three Windows Azure improvements designed to assist developers using its cloud-based operating system.

Windows 7 Getting Fine Tuned, Features Added

More user interface tweaks and bug fixes are being carried out by the Windows 7 engineering team in preparation for the release candidate version of the OS.

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