Analysis Of Web API Versioning Options

by Dilip Krishnan on  Nov 14, 2011

Refering to a questions over versioning conventions used OpenStack Api, Mark Nottingham provides an analysis of the various strategies for versioning Web API in the cloud.

Mercurial 2.0 Released with LargeFiles extension

by Alex Blewitt on  Nov 03, 2011

Selenic have released Mercurial 2.0, their trianual upgrade to their namesake DVCS tool, bringing in the Largefile Extension and incorporating grafts (cherry-picking). Read on for more.

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

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.

GitHub Passes 2m Repositories

by Alex Blewitt on  Apr 21, 2011

GitHub recently announced they had passed two million git repositories hosted, with 70% being created in the last year alone and an expected 1m users later this year. What else is new at GitHub?

Is OSGi the Right Foundation for Java Middleware?

by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Nov 11, 2010 13

Ross Mason, founder of MuleSource expressed his frustration with OSGi: "OSGi is a great specification for middleware vendors, but a terrible specification for the end user." He argues that OSGi just isn’t ready for the developer yet as it is too difficult to completely make it invisible to a developer.

One-way and Bidirectional Synchronization with Team Foundation Server

by Jonathan Allen on  Aug 12, 2010

Team Foundation Server Integration Tools offers synchronization architecture and adaptors for one-way and bidirectional synchronization with other systems. In addition to development tools, built-in adapters are included for TFS 2008, TFS 2010, ClearCase and ClearQuest. In order to test the capabilities of the tool, an intern is being assigned to attempt a subversion adapter.

Collabnet Offers new Agile ALM Cloud options

by Dave West on  Aug 11, 2010

Collabnet has released a new version of Teamforge (5.4), the general release of Subversion Edge, and a new Teamforge licensing agreement (TeamForge SCM Licensing option). All were announced at the Agile 2010 conference this week. The stated intent of these new products is to increase the flexibility of organizations seeking to adopt Agile software development methods.

REST and versioning

by Mark Little on  Jun 13, 2010 12

The problem of how to version services in a REST-based environment is something that comes up time and again. This time Ganesh Prasad offers a proposed solution based not on modifications to the service URL but on the fundamental reason behind versioning in the first place.

EGit Eclipse Git plug-in released

by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 26, 2010 1

The first public version of the org.eclipse EGit plug-in version 0.7.1 has been released at EclipseCon. EGit is based on the pure Java implementation JGit, which means that it has no external dependencies or native code requirements; something which has historically hindered the adoption of Eclipse's Subversion support.

ThoughtWorks’ Developers Favor Distributed Version Control Systems

by Abel Avram on  Mar 18, 2010 3

Martin Fowler has conducted a survey on ThoughtWorks’ software development mailing list to determine how some of the version control systems (VCS) are perceived by developers. He also wrote a review of most prominent VCSes comparing centralized and distributed systems.

Versioning Strategies For RESTful Services

by Dilip Krishnan on  Mar 04, 2010 3

In this article Stu Charlton examines the various options available for versioning RESTful services which he prefaces by saying “These can be tricky concepts to describe, and I don't really want to write a small book on this topic”.

Is Proliferation Of Custom Media Types RESTFul?

by Dilip Krishnan on  Jan 11, 2010 2

Subbu Allamaraju, revisits one of the recurring debates in the REST community; the standard media types vs. custom media types and tries to determine the best practices when using them.

Git# Offers Git Access for .NET and Mono Projects

by Abel Avram on  Oct 13, 2009

Git# is a .NET and Mono version of the popular source code management system, Git, obtained by porting JGit to C#. Other related projects are: msysgit and gitextensions.

MindTouch 2009 Includes Publishing from MS Desktop Applications

by Dave West on  May 14, 2009

MindTouch announces the ability to publish content from any Microsoft Desktop application to its collaborative industrial wiki. New user functionality includes: one-click publishing from any MS application and in-place editing of Microsoft Office. The new functionality is delivered as, Aurelia Reporter, Desktop Connector, and MS Word and MS Outlook connectors.

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