As you may know CloudShare’s new product, TeamLabs, opens up a world of opportunity in the Application Lifecycle Management, and Application Release Automation worlds. While I’ve spent a long time working in application development, the details of these processes have been foreign to me. Enter crash course on DevOps. I have been spending a lot of time learning this world, and what I found out is… Microsoft Lab Management, no work!
Not long ago the folks over at DotNetRocks aired a podcast on application testing in the Cloud. In this podcast, they talked about the benefits of testing your code in the Cloud across a range of applications including web, mobile, and client/server.
Are you familiar with DotNetRocks? If not, either you are not a .NET Developer, or you’re just not cool. Just kidding. Here is my summary of a podcast I did with DotNetRocks on Testing in the Cloud.
Too often, current application lifecycle management (ALM) practices are cumbersome to the point that they slow down the development process. The tremendous number of variables in the ALM process makes software development work resource intensive and difficult to manage. How can we make this better?
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CloudShare loves making the lives of developers easier. One way we do it is by making processes so convenient that they become invisible. In the application life-cycle this means that developers can focus on creating great technology, and managers can have full visibility and change control. ProPlus provides you the tools needed to start development projects faster and eliminate all thoughts of infrastructure. On top of that we add collaboration and environment management tools. How can it get any better!?
It has. I’m thrilled to announce that ProPlus now features an environment with IBM’s new Rational Team Concert (RTC) Application Life-cycle Management Suite! This makes it easier than ever for developers to experience RTC 4.0 and begin working in the Cloud.
Microsoft released Visual Studio 11 Beta on February 29, 2012. As one of the first partners, CloudShare offers full support for Visual Studio 11 in a dev/test environment for the greatest in development agility in the cloud. Read the rest of this entry »