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Parasoft, a leading provider of Automated Error Prevention (AEP) software solutions, recently had the opportunity to work closely with leading game development organizations. Since game development differs from "standard" development, we worked with game development organizations to develop technical and process improvement strategies to suit the industry's unique development needs. This article explores the challenges of developing software for the game development industry, and describes the strategies used to overcome them. The challenges and strategies discussed apply not only to game development, but also to most high-resolution graphic development, which is increasingly being performed on Linux. Challenges of Game Development Although game development seems like a dream job to many developers, developing solid games is far from child's play. Like other C/C++ de... (more)

Who's Responsible for SOA Quality in a Service-Oriented Architecture?

Service-oriented architectures are much different than our traditional siloed applications. SOAs span multiple tiers and multiple applications, their development lifecycles are multi-staged and highly iterative, and there are multiple parties impacted by both internal and perhaps external changes to the organization. Delivering a secure, reliable, compliant SOA, given these complexities, requires a different approach to quality. In a complex system, quality measures must permeate every aspect to translate into a quality deliverable. Architecture & Interface Consistency For exampl... (more)

2014: The Year of Continuous Delivery [Guest Blog]

by Steve Brodie, CEO at Electric Cloud This article was originally published on the Electric Cloud Blog In 2014, software development is becoming a critical core competency at Enterprise IT, Web and embedded systems companies around the world, and Continuous Delivery and DevOps initiatives are underway.  A recent Forrester Research survey of Fortune 1000 companies indicates that 58% of IT leaders in their companies place faster delivery of IT services in their top 3 priorities.  Yet, only 12% can deliver high quality results fast enough. This bodes well for Electric Cloud since ac... (more)

Top 10 Continuous Testing Resources in 2014 By @Parasoft | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Top 10 Continuous Testing Resources in 2014 As more and more organizations embrace DevOps, lean, agile, and other methods to increase efficiency and accelerate software delivery, it's not surprising that 2014 brought lots of interest in Continuous Testing. In case you missed them, here's Parasoft's list of the most popular Continuous Testing resources in 2014: Continuous Testing eBook: Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development. Learn how in this 44-page eBook. [INFOGRAPHIC] Continuous Testi... (more)

Continuous Delivery…of Faulty Software? By @Parasoft | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

With the need for speed driving continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous release, organizations across industries are experiencing a rising rate of regressions, integration errors, and other defects. Accelerated delivery is great—unless you end up placing the business at risk because your testing efforts just can't keep pace. Watch the on-demand How to Avoid Continuously Delivering Faulty Software webinar (co-hosted by Perforce and Parasoft) to explore best practices for reducing the risks associated with Continuous Delivery. The webinar covers: The top 4 best... (more)