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Agility in an Agile Enterprise

Thursday 24th July saw our SCRUM master and Solution Architect Chris Littlejohns present a webinar on the Best Practices for Development Testing in Agile software development environments. The webinar provided high-level insight into some core Agile practices, defined the practices that optimize Agile, and showed how some Agile practices can make use of automated software…

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Announcing the Code Spotter Beta – Now Live!


On behalf of the team, I am excited to announce the beta of Code Spotter is now live! Code Spotter is a free and simple to use cloud-based service built upon Coverity source code analysis technology for finding often hard-to-detect bug-causing issues in Java source code. For the duration of the beta period, participants are welcome…

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An Impressive Show at Geekout


Another sold out year at the 2014 Geekout event in Tallinn saw Coverity exhibit its technology to a number of companies in the Java development space and ask a key question  -Are you happy with your open source analysis tools? Clearly the likes of Findbugs, Sonar and PMD are widely used across the Java community….

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Coverity’s Next Generation Software Testing Platform

We are very excited to announce the next generation of the Coverity Software Testing Platform, Coverity 7.5. With this release we are expanding the reach and impact of software testing by increasing collaboration between Development and Quality Assurance (QA), and enabling faster time-to-market, reduced software development costs and higher end-product quality. Now organizations can focus…

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Gamifying Software Development at Intuit


John Ruberto, Product Development Leader for Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions at Intuit and long-time Coverity customer, uses the Coverity platform across his development team coding in Java, C# and C/C++. Ruberto recently provided us with a little insight into a common challenge many enterprises face today: how to keep a diverse team of developers engaged, motivated…

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Move Legacy Projects to Agile With This Simple, Shocking Move

I recently had a discussion with someone at an event about how challenging it can be to transition to an Agile software development process on an existing project. The most common approach seems to be focused on going Agile with the new code and leaving old code in its current state. This avoids the distraction…

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Years ago when buying a new car, you had to physically go to dealerships and speak with a salesperson just to find out what the latest makes, models and features available were. Who does that nowadays? With an array of reviews, specs and comparisons readily available at our fingertips, I can honestly say that by…

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If your code could speak, what would it say?

Would it say: “Disaster or total epic win? Hey, no pressure or anything…” Or “I feel like swiss cheese…Full of holes!” If this sounds like something your code could say, then we invite (and encourage) you to join us at our live event on January 30th in San Jose, CA! At this event, we will…

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Bugs Aren’t Cheap

It’s well understood that fixing defects in software requires time, and time costs money. In fact Source Ninja addressed this very topic in a recent post “Cost of Bugs in Open Source Software.” The post highlights that companies spend almost $60B dollars annually on defective software – one third of the software market. That’s a…

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The benefits of incorporating automated code analysis into peer review

Let’s pretend I am a beginner pilot getting ready for flight. I turn the key, the engine cranks for a few seconds and next thing you know the propeller is spinning! As I watch the various electrical systems coming to life, I review the “starting engine checklist” to make sure I didn’t miss anything. Oops!…

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