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  • April 04, 2013

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    The maker of MATLAB, Simulink and Polyspace, MathWorks is the leading developer of software for engineers and scientists. Founded in 1984, MathWorks employs 2400 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, MA. Perforce enterprise version management supports its international operations and scales with the company, whose academic products inform a collaborative culture.

  • April 04, 2013

    A task stream is an incredibly useful concept in version management, and Perforce just made them easier to use and more visible. Let's have a look at what task streams are and how they can help your workflow. Then I'll talk a bit about Perforce's implementation of them.

  • April 02, 2013

    Back in 2011, I attended an Eclipse DemoCamp hosted by eBay. I saw an interesting talk on how to create your own language using the Xtext framework. The presenter gave a great overview of this tool and walked the audience through a couple of examples. I was fascinated by the creation of domain-specific languages and Xtext's utilization of features that Eclipse users know and love.

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  • April 01, 2013

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    Versioning everything can be a little like a wrestling — just when you think you’re winning, your opponent knocks you over the head with a folding chair. Or not. In any case, very large digital assets can send your network down for the count if you’re unprepared, says Shiv Sikand, founder of IC Manage.

  • March 29, 2013

    program and release management

    Within Program and Release Management, our role at Perforce involves shepherding products through their application development lifecycle to see the light of day. One of the responsibilities, er benefits, or our job involves a lot of coordination and communication between multiple groups that play a part in a product's success, from product management and engineering, to marketing and sales. We're really excited to be attending Merge 2013, April 24-26 in San Francisco, so that we can get a chance to talk to our most important group – you, our customers!

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  • March 29, 2013

    If you were completely wrong about how the patent system works for software last week, this week you're now only just as wrong as most people, and you might even be right. As I pointed out in an article for ReadWrite, the system has changed a lot, thanks to a new law called the America Invents Act.

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