Archive for the ‘R&D Reporter’ Category

ClearCase 9.0 is out!

ClearCase 9.0 was finally released last week, giving me the opportunity to install it, see how it works and make sure that our complementary add-on tools are working seamlessly with this brand-new version! These are my insights so far: Installing new VOB server and clients on Windows is quite easy and straight-forward. You can also […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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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Coming soon: Extended View report for ClearCase users (UCM and Base)

We will soon release a new query type as part of our R&D Reporter add-on tool! The new query gets a view path as an input, and provides an extended report of the content of the entire view. See a screenshot: This new report provides extended capabilities far beyond just providing the data like in […]

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February Newsletter: ClearCase, RTC, ClearQuest and our Add-on Tools!

We have lots of updates, and we’re getting ready for IBM InterConnect next week, so this time we’ll keep each post quite short. If you will be attending InterConnect and you want to see a live demo of our add-on tools, click here to quickly setup a meeting! IBM InterConnect is around the corner! Preview […]

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Why R&D Reporter?

R&D Reporter (http://almtoolbox.com/rnd) is a ClearCase add-on tool that provides development status reports, metrics and charts. We’re often asked what makes our R&D Reporter for ClearCase so special and why it’s better than in-house scripting. Here is a list of the unique value proposition of R&D Reporter (feel free to share with your boss and colleagues): […]

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See what’s coming soon in R&D Reporter V5.0

We’re thrilled to reveal some of the exciting features coming soon in R&D Reporter V5.0 for ClearCase. This is just a short list. We’ll provide more details soon (register for our newsletter to receive updates): New report template: two UCM views comparison (click to see a screenshot) New report template: full view \stream report, including […]

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Coming soon with ClearCase: new Lines-of-code chart per code language

Do you have to provide a report on how many code lines have been added, changed and deleted for each code language separately? Soon it will be possible with R&D Reporter for ClearCase. Furthermore, it provides you with the metrics in the specific context that you’re looking for: when comparing two baselines, two streams, two […]

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Tackling your legacy code and old projects with ClearCase

In this article, we’ll describe the challenges in using ClearCase to manage legacy code, and how our extensions can help you save time, effort and money while mitigating risks. What exactly is legacy code and what are the inherent challenges? Legacy code is source code created for a system that is no-longer actively supported by […]

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