Teams rarely consider success as a mode of failure, but not preparing for exceeding their goals can be just as dangerous as ignoring basic software and infrastructure needs. Mark Simms and Mark Souza discuss anti-patterns they've seen and some of the best ways to architect to win in spite of your own success.
The Agile Testing Day Netherlands 2015 conference devotes a full day track to talented Dutch agile youngsters to share their experiences. Tamara de Paus talked about how to organize your work and be more transparent. An interview about the changes that were done by the team to manage work and create transparency, what worked and what didn't, and the things they learned along the way.
ComponentOne has released ActiveReports 8 with support for maps, RSS14Stacked, RSSLimited and MicroPDF417 barcodes, Windows Azure under both partial and full trust environments in addition to a HTML5 viewer which enables you to build applications optimized for various mobile devices.
Stimulsoft Reports.Fx 2013.3 has been released with support for delivering reports through e-mail with e-mail address, subject and text options in addition to a new chart type, Funnel Weighted Slices. It also includes AutoPageScale and a new bands filter option with which you can apply relevant filter to the report in CSV format.
The recently released List & Label 19 provides support for report parameters, collection variables, new chart types such as combined, stacked, funnel, pipeline, shapefile and donut in addition to support for OData and REST data providers.
Cucumber Pro, an online collaboration and reporting platform on top of the popular BDD tool Cucumber, has been unveiled by the core maintainers of Cucumber. The new tool will target enterprises that require official tool support.
The recent release of Telerik Reporting Q2 2013 SP1 includes support for enhanced graph interactivity, Entity Framework and context menus of Graph items in addition to bug fixes.
Stimulsoft has released a new report designer for WinRT that enables you to create and edit reports on any device running Windows 8.
List & Label 18 recently released by combit provides support for back side printing, NuGet, cross page export including integration with Amazon web services and Visual Studio 2012.
Infragistics NetAdvantage Reporting 2012 volume 2 includes support for Hierarchical Data and Visual Studio 2012. It also ships with an Enhanced Report Engine and Pagebreak Control.
Infragistics recently announced the availability of ReportPlus which enables you to create and access data, dashboards and reports from an iPad.
Layer 7 Technologies released last week its Web API Management Portal that enables companies to manage the developers creating applications against their Web APIs. The portal expands Layer 7’s API management suite, which includes the API Proxy for enforcing API security and SLA policies, and the Enterprise Service Manager for governing the API lifecycle and tracking API performance.
JasperSoft announces reporting support for Hadoop and leading NoSQL databases.