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Scott Mitchell recently wrote an introduction to ProjectLocker for the June 2009 issue of MSDN Magazine. You can read the entire article here: Managing in the Cloud Thanks for the write-up, Scott! ... (more)

Subversion vs. Git

When I talk to ProjectLocker users, one of the most popular questions is whether they should use Subversion or Git. ProjectLocker supports both Subversion and Git, and you can use both types of repositories in your account if you want. At ProjectLocker, we use Git for some projects and Subversion for others. The simple answer is there’s no best answer that makes sense for all teams. You may already know the basics of these two open source systems: Subversion is a centralized version control system, while Git is a distributed version control system (DVCS). Subversion has a long h... (more)

Webinar: The Advantages of Cloud Based Development

On Tuesday, January 28, at 12:30 ET (17:30 GMT, 9:30 PT), we’re co-hosting a webinar along with our friends at White Source Software about cloud-based development. White Source specializes in identifying licensing and security issues with open-source libraries you have embedded in your Java project. We’ve partnered with companies like White Source to help make the difficult but necessary parts of software development easier and cheaper for your team by integrating best-of-breed components and migrating them to the cloud. We’re going to showcase our soon-to-be-released hosted conti... (more)

New White Paper: The Technology Management Office

In a hurry? Download the white paper here! Cloud services have touched every part of the enterprise. Companies like Salesforce have transition thousands upon thousands of salespeople into using the cloud for their most critical data. DevOps and systems integration teams use companies like NewRelic. Even project management organizations use tools like hosted SharePoint to share documents and information across projects, and have a virtual or fully-staffed project management office function to facilitate this. Developers are unique in that unlike other employees, they have the know... (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)