Software Development

Report Reveals Over 61% of PHP Teams Using Unsupported PHP Versions

MINNEAPOLIS, February 7, 2023 - Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the results of their annual survey of the PHP ecosystem, the Zend 2023 PHP Landscape Report.

The annual report, produced by Zend by Perforce, presents industry data and analysis on the key technologies and trends within the PHP development ecosystem. This year, key findings centered on PHP version adoption – with over 61% of those surveyed using at least one end of life PHP version. For companies with more than 100 employees, that number rose to nearly 66%.

Perfecto by Perforce Releases 2023 State of Test Automation Report

MINNEAPOLIS, February 1, 2023 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the release of Perfecto’s 2023 State of Test Automation Report.

Now in its fourth year of publication, this report outlines trends in testing, automation rates, and testing concerns and priorities for 2023 by surveying hundreds of DevOps professionals across industries.

OpenLogic by Perforce and the Open Source Initiative Release 2023 State of Open Source Report

MINNEAPOLIS, January 25, 2023 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle; and the Open Source Initiative (OSI), a non-profit that raises awareness and adoption of open source software (OSS), today unveiled the results of their annual open source survey — the 2023 State of Open Source Report. The report is based on data from a global survey of open source users created through a collaboration between OSI and OpenLogic by Perforce, a provider of technical support and services for community open source software.

Redgate expands its support for teams working in multi-database environments in 2023 with stream of major product releases

Redgate Software, the leading database DevOps solutions provider, announced today a series of upcoming releases which will help organizations and businesses standardize and streamline cross-database development. Prompted by the growing use of different database types within IT departments and the increase in Open Source adoption, the move will reduce the difficulties faced when managing the development and deployment of changes across multiple database platforms at the same time.

How to Best Support Your Remote Development Team

The need for productive remote development teams is crucial in the modern age. Because the pandemic expedited the transition to remote work, numerous tools and tips surfaced all at once for businesses to try until they found the perfect combination for their remote teams. To mitigate sifting through countless streams of advice, here is how to best support your remote development team, so they stay accountable and motivated.

Perforce Research: 68% of Online Shoppers Have Felt Like Throwing Their Phone Against the Wall

Minneapolis, MN., November 10, 2022 - Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development cycle, released its Black Friday Consumer Report, revealing that 85% of consumers shop online or via a mobile app, with 59% using these digital channels as their primary holiday shopping channel. The study targeted U.S. consumers to better understand their holiday shopping habits and expectations of services and experiences of brands.

Report by Perforce Software Forecasts that Streaming, the Cloud, and Creative Teams are the Future of Game Development

MINNEAPOLIS, August 18, 2022 – Perforce Software, a leading provider of versioning, collaboration, and planning tools across the software development lifecycle, announced the release of the 2022 Game Development Trends & Forecast report, which outlines trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of game development. Key findings suggest that Cloud Streaming will become the leading platform by 2025, and as teams continue to move toward hybrid/remote work environments, the ability to easily share and reuse assets will be critical to their collaboration efforts.

Perforce Transforms Digital Asset Management for Gaming Studios and Virtual Effects Creators

MINNEAPOLIS, July 26, 2022 – Perforce Software, a leading provider of versioning, collaboration, and planning tools across the software development lifecycle, has officially launched a sophisticated solution for artists and designers: Helix DAM (Digital Asset Management). As the latest addition to their Digital Creation and Collaboration suite, Helix DAM lets creative teams in media, entertainment, and game development effectively manage and secure all of their art assets.

What You Need to Know About the Roc Programming Language

Roc is a functional programming language. It’s a newer language, but similar to Haskell in many respects. If you’re looking for a new language to learn, Roc may be well worth your consideration as a compile-to-binary language. It’s very functional and focused on solutions, which works well with those who already have mathematical and engineering capabilities. 

You'll find many similarities to Elm because the company releasing the new programming language is highly familiar with Elm's developer Evan Czaplicki. Roc picks up where Elm stops, helping in use cases that are out of Elm's scope.