P4 Blog

  • July 31, 2015

    Every year, the European games development industry descends upon Brighton—a vibrant coastal town in the south of England—for the annual Develop conference. Two weeks ago, over 1800 developers attended the 2015 event to share their experiences and hear from renowned gurus and indie newcomers. Plus, it was a chance to get up-to-date on the tools and techniques that give game studios the edge they need to succeed in this dynamic and thriving market.

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  • July 30, 2015

    Component-Based Development (CBD) is a development workflow that emphasizes re-use of modules or components across larger development projects. To do CBD right, it’s crucial to track the specific versions of the components of your configuration. Helix Enterprise has powerful features for versioning components and workspaces that are well suited to solving the complex challenges of CBD.


  • July 24, 2015

    A recent study found that nine out of ten internet users are unwilling to visit a website that’s not in their native language.[1] This statistic might not be surprising, but when you consider that there are somewhere between 6,000 and 7,000 languages spoken in the world, it raises the stakes when deciding where to begin the daunting task of localizing a website.  

  • July 21, 2015

    Git Fusion 2015.2 includes a major update to its git push implementation that:

    • Improves performance by 10x or better
    • Reduces memory consumption, usually keeping it under a few GB
    • Fully populates all branches within Helix with revisions de-duplicated automatically

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  • July 20, 2015

    Today, Microsoft announced the public availability of the final release of Visual Studio 2015. Perforce supports Visual Studio 2015 with the P4VS Helix Plug-in (2015.1 release), available on our downloads page as well as in Microsoft’s Visual Studio Gallery.  Developers can also install and update P4VS within Visual Studio 2015 by going to Tools > Extensions and Updates, click on "Online”, select the Visual Studio Gallery option and enter "P4VS" in the search box.

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  • July 17, 2015

    You've probably heard about the latest trend in the technology industry - microservices and their containerization. Docker is the technology that defines containers and enables microservices to be easily adopted in all parts of the software engineering cycle: in dev, test, and devops. Last month, Docker experts and newbies alike arrived in San Francisco to hear the latest announcements about the technology and to discuss the best practices and use cases.

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