P4 Blog

  • June 21, 2013

    Practitioners of continuous delivery know that committing to the mainline frequently (once a day) is a best practice. Anything that discourages this practice is to be avoided.

    So where does that leave code review? Code review is a great way to get expert eyes on your work and improve quality. But a laborious code review process will slow you down and stop you from checking in as often as you’d like. And a post-facto code review will uncover problems that may pass the early testing phases in the delivery pipeline, but cause more expensive failures later.

  • June 20, 2013

    With the games industry embracing the mobile and tablet markets and a plethora of new developer tools now available, a start-up in this industry might decide to take a clean-slate approach to its systems. This was not the case for 22 Cans, an exciting new games company based out of the UK and co-founded by the legendary Peter Molyneux OBE. After thoroughly evaluating the new version management options, 22 Cans decided Perforce is still the best fit for the fast-evolving world of games. We asked co-founder and CTO Tim Rance to tell us more.

    godus 22 cans

  • June 18, 2013

    insights dashboard

    “Living is easy with eyes closed.” – John Lennon

    Many Perforce users have homegrown or ad hoc reporting and dashboard tools built around Perforce server logs and tools like P4toDB. But what if you need a quick overview of the state of a project, codeline, or team?

  • June 17, 2013

    merge 2013 speakers

    For those of you who couldn’t make it to MERGE 2013, you’ll be glad to know videos of the presentations are now available from our website. Have a look in our Resources section for videos and PDFs of presentations by Perforce customers, staff and industry experts.

  • June 13, 2013

    If you haven't seen already on TechCrunch and Develop, yesterday we released our new code collaboration platform Perforce Swarm. After working on Swarm for many months it's exciting to see the press covering it, but it's even more exciting to see you folks getting your hands on it to see what it can do. While our development team pauses to plan its future development work on Swarm and bask in the glow of the media coverage, I'd like to talk about your future development work on Swarm.

  • June 11, 2013

    Have you heard the buzz? Our elegant new code collaboration tool is now available. Perforce Swarm is a powerful platform where developers can have conversations about code changes, share creative ideas and help each other fix bugs quickly. Have a look at our 2-minute overview of Swarm.

    swarm activity stream

    Swarm is the place to connect to your team, your code and your continuous delivery pipeline. It does three BIG things and a bunch of little (but important) things. I’ll start with the big stuff…