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ProjectLocker, provider of rapidly deployable software tools, announced the addition of Git, the open source distributed version control tool, to its suite of hosted and managed software development services. Runako Godfrey, CEO of ProjectLocker, says, “Because innovation is a constant in the world of software development, we’ve always been fairly agnostic when it comes to specific tools and processes. We’re hoping that our new service will empower the growing audience of developers building proprietary software with Git with the same reliability, availability, and productivity-focused functionality that our Subversion clients currently enjoy.” Just like Subversion, ProjectLocker’s Git offering fully integrates with Trac for source browsing and ticketing. Git users can utilize ProjectLocker’s existing 3rd party integrations with Basecamp, FogBugz, Rally, Twitter, ... (more)

Upgrade to ProjectLocker Portal

We're upgrading ProjectLocker Portal this weekend from the old version of Rails we were running on to version 3.1. This is the first step in several we will make to improve the user experience and functionality of our user portal. There should be no impact to our users; however if something unanticipated goes wrong and you are unable to file a ticket in the ProjectLocker system, you can reach us via support [-at-] or via Twitter at @ProjectLockerHQ. Thanks for your continued support, and we're excited about being able to expand ProjectLocker's capabilities to better serve you. ... (more)

New White Paper: The Technology Management Office

In a hurry? Download the white paper here! Cloud services have touched every part of the enterprise. Companies like Salesforce have transition thousands upon thousands of salespeople into using the cloud for their most critical data. DevOps and systems integration teams use companies like NewRelic. Even project management organizations use tools like hosted SharePoint to share documents and information across projects, and have a virtual or fully-staffed project management office function to facilitate this. Developers are unique in that unlike other employees, they have the know... (more)

ProjectLocker Announces Free Hosting

ProjectLocker (www.projectlocker.com), the Internet's leading provider of rapidly deployable advanced software quality tools, today announced the release of ProjectLocker Free, a new service level for its popular suite of software quality tools that it's now offering to the public at no charge to subscribers. As Runako Godfrey, CEO of ProjectLocker, states, “We feel that, especially in a business environment as challenging as today's, now is not the time for companies to sacrifice the quality of their software products. It's our hope that our new Free offering gives our clients ... (more)

Cloud IDE Roundup

The recent announcement of the open-sourcing of the Codebox IDE is a good excuse to take a break and examine some current cloud-based IDEs. If you’re new to the space, a cloud IDE lets developers code and manage their projects from a browser. This lets you keep all of your code in the cloud, and means you don’t need to have a powerful laptop to do real programming work. Using a cloud IDE lets you more easily share development environments with your team, which lets new team members become productive faster. Some cloud IDEs also allow you to connect to backend services for build/... (more)