Continous Integration Testing for a Rainy Day

In an increasingly Cloud-centric world, we need to build and support an ever-growing list of SaaS SDLC integrations. That includes tools like Atlassian Cloud (JIRA), Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Services, and HPE’s new Octane ALM offering. Supporting Cloud-based integrations poses some interesting challenges: Cloud vendors typically choose a high cadence release cycle relative to on-premise …

Help Your Organization Avoid DevOps, Agile, & Lean Transformation Failures with Tasktop and Vivit

Vivit, an independent, non-profit organization representing the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software community, aims to foster education, community building, and advocacy for its members. Since Tasktop’s mission is to connect the world of software delivery, it only makes sense for Tasktop to be involved in the conversation. With 76 local chapters spanning 28 countries and …

Building a Cross-Platform Desktop Application with AngularJS and Java

Building cross-platform desktop applications usually means compromising on user experience, ease of development or both. Below I detail the reasoning and trade-offs behind an approach that involves state of the art technologies and development methodology with fewer compromises. Web technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript) are arguably the best choice for a cross-platform UI in most …

Announcing the Tasktop July 2016 Release and what it means to support Enterprise Agile

As predictable as the arrival of the end of July, so too is the predictability of Tasktop’s quarterly release train. Every three months, we release our entire product line, adding additional endpoints, adding support for the new version releases for endpoints we already support and enhancing our products with features that streamline and automate SDLC …