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  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Glitch author seeks mandated software quality controls

    In Part 2 of this SSQ interview with Glitch author Jeff Papows, we learn more about Papows' proposal for an IT Governance Manifesto which would mandate higher standards of quality for life-threatening software. Papows warns of the dangers of not ...

  • November 01, 2010 01 Nov'10

    Rise in hidden software glitches caused by programmer retirements

    Undiscovered software glitches in complex systems are common, and one of the primary drivers is the loss of mainframe knowledge of a retiring workforce. Software glitches are lurking in many large systems, particularly mainframe systems, and the ...

  • October 18, 2010 18 Oct'10

    Agile, virtualization help with long-standing challenges

    Results of SearchSoftwareQuality.com's recent reader survey find interest in agile on the rise, and same three areas of ALM that are most essential: requirements management, bug tracking and project management. Integration testing and regression ...

  • August 28, 2009 28 Aug'09

    VMLogix LabManager adds support for vSphere 4, Hyper-V R2

    VMLogix, a virtual lab management software now supports VMware vSphere 4 for virtual infrastructure along with Microsoft Hyper-V R2 for shared storage. These new additions cooperate with VMLogix's new network policy and revised configuration.

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  • rapid application development (RAD)

    Rapid application development (RAD) is a model based on the concept that higher-quality products can be developed faster through more expedient processes, such as early prototyping, reusing software components and less formality in team ... Continue Reading

  • integrated development environment (IDE)

    An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software suite that allows a developer to edit, compile or interpret and execute code from one graphical user interface. Continue Reading

  • obfuscation (obfu)

    Obfuscation, in general, describes a practice that is used to intentionally make something more difficult to understand. In a programming context, it means to make code harder to understand or read. Continue Reading

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  • OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project)

    The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a not-for-profit group that helps organizations develop, purchase, and maintain software applications that can be trusted. Continue Reading

  • application security

    Application security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect applications from external threats. Once an afterthought in software design, security is becoming an increasingly important concern during development as ... Continue Reading

  • What open source security tools experts stand by

    When it comes to selecting a good security testing tool from the open source offerings it is best to use highly-recommended choices. Expert John Overbaugh prefers using WebScarab for his application security testing needs. Continue Reading

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