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ProjectLocker, provider of rapidly deployable software tools, announced the addition of Git, the open source distributed version control tool, to its suite of hosted and managed software development services. Runako Godfrey, CEO of ProjectLocker, says, “Because innovation is a constant in the world of software development, we’ve always been fairly agnostic when it comes to specific tools and processes. We’re hoping that our new service will empower the growing audience of developers building proprietary software with Git with the same reliability, availability, and productivity-focused functionality that our Subversion clients currently enjoy.” Just like Subversion, ProjectLocker’s Git offering fully integrates with Trac for source browsing and ticketing. Git users can utilize ProjectLocker’s existing 3rd party integrations with Basecamp, FogBugz, Rally, Twitter, ... (more)

ProjectLocker Announces Free Hosting

ProjectLocker (www.projectlocker.com), the Internet's leading provider of rapidly deployable advanced software quality tools, today announced the release of ProjectLocker Free, a new service level for its popular suite of software quality tools that it's now offering to the public at no charge to subscribers. As Runako Godfrey, CEO of ProjectLocker, states, “We feel that, especially in a business environment as challenging as today's, now is not the time for companies to sacrifice the quality of their software products. It's our hope that our new Free offering gives our clients ... (more)

Upgrade to ProjectLocker Portal

We're upgrading ProjectLocker Portal this weekend from the old version of Rails we were running on to version 3.1. This is the first step in several we will make to improve the user experience and functionality of our user portal. There should be no impact to our users; however if something unanticipated goes wrong and you are unable to file a ticket in the ProjectLocker system, you can reach us via support [-at-] or via Twitter at @ProjectLockerHQ. Thanks for your continued support, and we're excited about being able to expand ProjectLocker's capabilities to better serve you. ... (more)

Ruby 1.9 and Passenger 4.0.5 Upgrade

At ProjectLocker, we use Ruby on Rails to host our Portal and to do some of our back-end communication and processing. This week, we upgraded to Ruby 1.9, and while we were at it, upgraded to Passenger 4.0.5. This upgrade was done in preparation for some exciting new features that we will be releasing soon, but as part of it, you should notice substantially improved performance in ProjectLocker Portal. The upgrade generally went well, but we ran into a few issues with syntax/method changes and character encoding. If you run into any issues with that, don’t worry! ProjectLocker P... (more)

Your Metrics Are In Jeopardy

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