Topic: scm

GitHub Enterprise updates to 2.7

GitHub today announced the release of an updated version of its enterprise SCM product. Version 2.7 of GitHub Enterprise adds support for GPG signatures, a handful of new APIs, and better controls over work assignments and task lists. For developers managing larger projects on GitHub Enterprise, version 2.7 adds more controls for the manager supervising … continue reading

SCM brings control to the software development workflow

Software is ever changing, and with software releases being pushed out almost every week with multiple people involved, it can be easy to get lost or make a mistake. Experts talk about DevOps and agile as being methodologies for achieving better, faster and higher-quality code, but in order to achieve that, development teams need to … continue reading

Jenkins goes 2.0, bringing with it more pipeline features

Jenkins 2.0 arrived today, showing it has grown to dominate enterprise build and test processes. With this release, many new enterprise features make their way into the platform. Chief among those features is Pipeline as Code, a new subsystem that pushes job configuration into SCM and makes job creation automatic. The new pipeline features allow … continue reading

Reinventing the mainframe for modern DevOps

Mainframe data, historically accessed via built-from-scratch COBOL applications, is now more likely to be accessed by newer Web and mobile applications. Developers therefore must constantly modify mainframe code to accommodate these non-mainframe end-user applications. This has resulted in faster, more frequent mainframe development cycles, but admittedly, the mainframe’s culture, tools and processes have not always … continue reading

Atlassian announces Bitbucket improvements

Typically, this time of year is when Atlassian hosts its developer and user summit in San Francisco. Those dates were pushed back a few months due to scheduling issues, but that didn’t stop Atlassian from releasing road-map information for Bitbucket, as well as new customer information about the platform and product. Eric Wittman, vice president … continue reading

A Windows 10 PC build, questioning password security questions, and new AWS SDKs—SD Times news digest: May 21, 2015

Microsoft has announced that its Windows 10 insider preview build 10122 for PCs is now available. According to Gabe Aul, engineering manager at Microsoft, the build is more stable and polished, and future builds will become less feature-centric and more focused on fine-tuning. The build includes Start and Continuum improvements, the new tab page for … continue reading

Google Places API for Android and iOS, Android Wear device locator, and Atlassian’s new Snippets feature—SD Times news digest: March 20, 2015

Google has launched the Places API for Android as well as a beta program for the Places API for iOS. The release of these APIs is meant to provide developers with the ability to enhance their mobile experiences through device location signals. “People don’t think of their location in terms of coordinates on a map. … continue reading

Snirt Labs re-imagines SCM

When it comes to collaborating on projects, developers often use version control systems such as Git, Perforce, Subversion and Mercurial. The problem is, not every person on the team is a developer and there are no good user-friendly ways for non-developers to use version control, according to Russ Peardon, cofounder and CTO of Snirt Labs. … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Git control of your software development assets

There are risks associated with not using Git as your source-code repository … continue reading

Branching and merging: the heart of version control

Providers hold their own views of the landscape, but the Git SCM system is drawing looks from them all … continue reading

The wide world of SCMs

What do the 10 most prominent SCMs have to offer developers? … continue reading

Atlassian throws its weight behind Mercurial SCM

Development process tool company buys Bitbucket, the Mercurial-based code repository … continue reading

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