Eclipse goes to GitHub

by Alex Blewitt on  Jun 21, 2013

With the migration of Eclipse repositories to Git, the Eclipse Foundation is looking to make it easier for people to contribute code via enabling a Contributor License Agreement and facilitating projects to be hosted on GitHub to take advantage of social features.

CloudMunch Launches a Full-Stack DevOps Platform

by Grischa Ekart on  May 13, 2013

CloudMunch launched its full-stack DevOps platform - a dashboard of pre-integrated tools for version control, build management, validation, automated testing, deployment and cloud connectors. The company claims its platform significantly simplifies deployment of applications and infrastructure.

GitSync for Plastic SCM with Native Git Protocols and Visual Studio 2012 Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Mar 19, 2013

GitSync for Plastic SCM has been released with support for native Git network protocols and Visual Studio 2012 support.

GitHub Boxen: Automating Mac OS X Configuration and Management

by Abel Avram on  Feb 19, 2013

GitHub has open sourced Boxen used internally for automated configuration of Mac laptops, a tool that could be converted to set up Linux or Windows machines.

Stash: Git for the Enterprise

by Jonathan Allen on  Feb 07, 2013

The makers of the popular ALM tools JIRA and Confluence and released version 2 of Stash. Stash adds the kind of features to Git that one would expect to find in a centralized version control system such as branch-level permissions and deep integration with JIRA.

Thoughtworks Technology Radar March 2012

by Craig Smith on  Mar 22, 2012 7

ThoughtWorks recently published the latest update to its Technology Radar; a report produced to help technology decision makers understand emerging trends in software development techniques, tools, languages and platforms. There are some interesting observations of interest to Agile software development teams.

Gerrit at the Eclipse Foundation

by Alex Blewitt on  Feb 14, 2012

The Eclipse Foundation has made Gerrit available for projects using the Git version control system at This allows patches to be sent directly in the form of commits which can be applied to a Git repository, although the Eclipse IP Process needs to be updated to make it widely useful. Read on to find out what this means for Eclipse projects.

NetBeans 7.1 Shipped with JavaFX 2.0 and CSS3 Support

by Charles Humble on  Jan 05, 2012 7

Oracle have today released NetBeans 7.1, with a strong emphasis on GUI enhancements. The product includes developer support for JavaFX 2.0, significant updates to the Swing Builder (Matisse), and tools for visual debugging of both JavaFX and Swing user interfaces. For web GUI, NetBeans continues to flesh out its already strong HTML 5 coverage, adding support for CSS3.

GitHub Has Open Sourced Janky, A CI Server

by Abel Avram on  Dec 23, 2011

GitHub has open sourced Janky, their Continuous Integration server built on top of Jenkins and augmented with Hubot, a chat automation tool. Back After Security Breach

by Alex Blewitt on  Oct 04, 2011

After over a month since's security breach was announced (and subsequently taken off-line), the website has been brought back on-line.

BitBucket Offers Git Support

by Alex Blewitt on  Oct 03, 2011

Today, on the one-year anniversary of the purchase of BitBucket, Atlassian announced that BitBucket will be offering Git repositories, as well as their long-supported Hg repositories

Interview with Spring Social Lead Craig Walls

by Alex Blewitt on  Sep 19, 2011

Following on from the recent release of Spring Social, InfoQ caught up with Craig Walls, lead of the project. The interview covered the current state of the project, as well as the community involvement since its release.

MonoDevelop 2.6 Adds Git, Mac Support

by Jenni Konrad on  Sep 15, 2011

Version 2.6 of MonoDevelop, the open-source IDE for .NET and Mono development, includes several new features, the most notable of which are Git integration and support for the Mac platform via the MonoMac add-in.

GitHub Adds Web-Based File Edit and Commit Feature

by Werner Schuster on  Aug 16, 2011

GitHub just added a new feature: files in the web view of a Git repository can now be edited and then committed in the browser. A similar feature was added to Google Code a few months ago.

Veracity, a New DVCS Based on a Distributed Database

by Abel Avram on  Jul 19, 2011 5

Veracity is a DVCS that can be installed on Windows, Mac, and Linux, and uses a distributed database for its repository.

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