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Typemock, a provider and pioneer of easy unit testing solutions, announced on Tuesday the launch of Isolator++ for Linux. Isolator++ for Linux enables easy unit testing of C++ on the Linux distributions, Ubuntu, Fedora (Red Hat) and SUSE (Novell). This release marks Typemock's ability to offer unit testing tools and mocking frameworks for multiple platforms and enable organizations that work on Windows and Linux to benefit from one solution for both platforms. Isolator++ for Linux enables unit testing - the foundation of agile development - of any C/ C++ code (including complex code such as statics, globals and non virtual method) by allowing the test to intercept and fake behaviours. The API is specifically designed to make tests more concise, more resistant to production code changes and easier to understand for new users which ensures that time is not wasted re-... (more)

The Importance of Unit Testing in C++

Unit testing is a best practice in any modern methodology, including Agile development. With automatic unit testing in place, if we introduce a bug into the software, one or more tests will fail and we'll know about it immediately. We've been writing in C++ for almost 30 years now, and we use software development tools, which improved over time. Yet, because of the intricacies of C++ and its different variants, testing tools did not become as advanced as Microsoft's Visual Studio .NET tools, or Eclipse for Java. For example, the testing tooling for C++ in Visual Studio lags behi... (more)

Developers – Stop Doing QA's Job

We've all been there - it's Friday night, 11PM and the system you just deployed doesn't work. There's a bug. Your manager just hung up. You phone your friends to tell them that you're not going out tonight. You start thinking: Why didn't QA catch that. Now management is going to add more QA staff, give them more budget, and there's going to be a zero bug tolerance policy once again. There is a way out of this problem. Could it actually be unit testing? I had the good fortune to visit two development teams in the same company and compare firsthand the experience of teams that migh... (more)

Typemock to Host Webinars

Typemock, (http://www.typemock.com) the leading provider and pioneer of easy unit testing solutions, will be hosting two webinars titled: Introduction to Unit Testing and Introduction to Mocking. The webinars will include insights from Typemock's Gil Zilberfeld on how to take get started in unit testing and mocking dependencies. Gil Zilberfeld, Product Manager of Typemock said: "Unit testing and mocking are more than coding; they are forms of art. I am looking forward to speaking to unit testing and mocking newcomers who may believe that getting started is too difficult. These w... (more)

Financial Sector Shows Highest Demand for DevOps for Database Solutions

DBmaestro (www.DBmaestro.com), a provider of DevOps for Database solutions, has announced analysis of new companies adopting DevOps for Database with DBmaestro. Over the past year, financial sector companies had the highest increased demand for Database Enforced Change Management (DECM) tools. Over 40 percent of new DBmaestro customers originated from this industry. Within the financial sector, 60 percent of DBmasetro's new clients are banks and insurance companies which find themselves more exposed to risk. In addition, DevOps for Database is becoming widespread in other markets.... (more)