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New: Visual Annotate extensions for Visual Studio and Eclipse

We are happy to announce the new Visual Annotate extensions for developers who work with ClearCase and Visual Studio or Eclipse (on Windows or Linux). These extensions enable you to discover critical information for each code line without leaving the editor: when it was checked-in and by whom, which version and branch or UCM stream […]

New performance monitoring tool for ClearCase is coming soon!

Note: we have a quick survey with 2 questions at the end of this post. Your feedback is important and highly appreciated! Click to jump to the questions We’re happy to announce that a new performance monitoring tool for ClearCase is currently being developed. It will be able to monitor your entire ClearCase deployment, including servers […]

ClearCase users, we need your help

If you recently evaluated our Visual Annotate add-on tool, we’d like to ask you two quick questions that can help us improve this tool. Background: Visual Annotate is currently provided as a stand-alone application that is seamlessly integrated with ClearCase (you can see here an example how it looks like). The questions are: Would you […]

Newsletter June 2015

Summer vacations are almost upon us, and we have some interesting news and a limited time offer.   We have a new name: ALMtoolbox We have renamed our company  to ALMtoolbox, since at the end of the day we provide a variety of solutions and tools centered around ALM, which stands for Application Life-cycle Management. […]

How Can Open Source Affect Your Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)?


Without Open Source components it is hard to imagine building commercial software. In fact, a recent survey found that almost 80% of companies use open source components in their software (1). Unfortunately, another survey reveals a startling statistic: more than 50% of companies do not have a formal policy or procedures in place for managing […]

Developing effectively with ClearCase

Have you ever asked yourself any of the following questions? Who checked in a certain code line? Who removed a code line or an entire function? Where a change really came from? Which defect is related to a certain code line When was a particular line inserted? How can I find the lines which have […]

Using Visual Annotate with ClearCase: Join our training webinar

Last week we released Visual Annotate v3.6 . As part of the release, we are offering a free training webinar to show the users what’s new and give an updated overview of this tool. Visual Annotate is a lightweight tool that tracks the development history from the code lines perspective, helping you to quickly detect […]

Save the date: Jenkins User Conference 2015

  The JUC brings Jenkins Continuous Integration (CI) Server experts and community enthusiasts together for an invaluable day of Jenkins -focused learning and networking opportunities. Kohsuke Kawaguchi, the creator of Jenkins (formerly Hudson), will be The guest of honor at the event. The conference will be held on July 16, 2015 at the David InterContinental, […]

New: Visual Annotate 3.6 is out!

We’re proud to announce the new version! Visual Annotate helps you drill down into the history of any code line in a file within ClearCase. This tool can be very useful for saving the time and effort of developers, system integrators and release managers who work with ClearCase. The tool is provided with a floating […]

New ClearCase Survey: Participate in and you could win a $50

  Participate in our survey and you could win a $50 donation to your preferred charity organization! As you may know, we supply add-on tools that provide development insights and analytics for many ClearCase users (see R&D Reporter and Visual Annotate). Over the last few years we have provided “Lines of Code” metrics, reports and […]

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