Category: Features & Releases
April 25, 2013by Alexa Weber Morales
With its customers building products "from the chip to the cloud," Perforce is poised to expand its product portfolio with its most ambitious plans yet, said Christopher Seiwald, Perforce CEO and founder. Kicking off the Merge 2013 conference held April 24-26 in San Francisco, Seiwald’s keynote started with a humorous video of him spray-painting the word "Versionaries" on customers’ brands he encountered on his way to the conference. He also shared his enthusiasm for a family of new tools the company is unveiling to customers at the conference. But first, he emphasized the increasingly ubiquitous nature of Perforce version management services in a world where more and more companies are moving to continuous delivery. "You can't walk a city block without coming across a company that uses Perforce. The things our customers build with Perforce easily touch half the people on the planet," Seiwald told the conference delegates.
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.
March 19, 2013
Supporting a global development team is a constant series of challenges. How can you make sure that all of your developers have fast, consistent access to the data they need, whether they're in Boston or Bangalore? How can you oversee everything they're doing? And how can you avoid giving your administration team a migraine in the process?
March 11, 2013
March 07, 2013
In a previous article, I described how Perforce shelving can be used as a very lightweight code review system. The 2013.1 release adds the capability to directly submit a shelf, which simplifies the workflow for informal review processes. There's another change that supports a slightly more sophisticated code review system: the ability to unshelve a change to a different branch.
Here's the review process in a diagram.Posted In:
March 04, 2013
Shelving is one of the most popular features Perforce ever introduced. Shelving work-in-progress is a great way to save what you're doing, try out new approaches to solving a problem, ask for code review, or hand off a task to someone else.Posted In: