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  • January 04, 2016

    Happy New Year! Sharing predictions for the coming year has become a tradition at Perforce. In the past, we’ve waxed philosophic about world events and general market trends. This year, however, we focus squarely on our version control and collaboration space.  
     
  • December 28, 2015

    Introduction

    Throughout this series of posts, we are examining some of the challenges faced when adopting Git in the enterprise space, and presenting tips and best practices for successfully managing the task. This installment covers repository management and avoiding Git sprawl. 
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  • December 17, 2015

    The latest Helix Swarm 2015.3 release packs exciting new features that make it even easier for you to do code reviews and collaborate with your team. Today we'll look at a just a few.

    Search 

    As projects and teams get larger, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep track of where everything is. What’s needed is a powerful search system that understands your projects and teams and quickly delivers the information you need when performing code reviews. The new release of Swarm does just that. 

  • December 15, 2015

    Introduction

    Throughout this series of posts, we are examining some of the challenges faced when adopting Git in the enterprise space, and presenting tips and best practices for successfully managing the task. Today we’ll explore authentication, authorization and keeping your intellectual property secure.

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  • December 14, 2015

    Branching is what makes version management so important to developers. It allows teams to work in parallel, to experiment and to ensure the right features are released at the right time. Good branch management is key to effective development. Bad branching will cause risk and rework. Here are eight tips to help you develop a coherent, effective branching strategy.
  • December 09, 2015

    We recently hosted a DevTalk webinar, “Better Together: Adventures in Pair Programming” describing our journey with pair programming. We received many great questions we wanted to follow up with a blog post. But first, if you missed the webinar and would like to see it, you can access it here at your convenience.

    Here are some of the more popular questions with a bit more detail. 

    If working solo in the pit, do the other people distract you?

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