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Perforce Automotive Survey: Half Surveyed Are Developing Electric, Autonomous, and Connected Vehicles

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions for enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, at scale within the SDLC, released the results of a global survey of automotive technology professionals today. Key findings suggest ongoing concerns with software safety, security, and quality; the growing effects of electric and autonomous/connected vehicles on development, and the continuing focus on standards compliance.

Perforce Releases Free, Turnkey Solution for Game Dev and VFX Studios on Microsoft Azure

MINNEAPOLIS, June 17, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to teams requiring security, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announces partnership with Microsoft to deliver the free Enhanced Studio Pack, providing the industry’s best development tools in a click-to-start model on the Azure cloud.

By providing enterprise tools in a simple, pre-configured environment — with the infrastructure needed to support large files, numerous iterations, and remote team members — any studio can get up and running fast. This makes it possible for studios to develop high-quality, game-changing experiences quickly.

PHP Landscape Survey Finds Almost 50% Using EOL PHP Versions

MINNEAPOLIS, FEBRUARY 9, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the findings of their 2021 PHP Landscape Survey.

The survey, conducted by Zend by Perforce, measured the key trends and technologies at play in PHP development. Among the key findings of the report, 46% of respondents reported using end of life PHP versions.

“End of life versions no longer receive feature improvements or important security updates,” said Zend Product Manager Matthew Weier O’Phinney. “The longer applications stay on EOL PHP, the more these applications become exposed to security vulnerabilities.”

Perfecto by Perforce Releases 2021 State of Test Automation Report

MINNEAPOLIS, January 26, 2021 — Perfecto by Perforce, market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application testing solutions, today announced the release of its 2021 State of Test Automation Report, which outlines trends in testing, automation rates, and testing concerns and priorities for 2021.

To better understand web and mobile app testing today, Perforce surveyed over 700 DevOps professionals across industries.

COVID-19 Developer Impact Survey by Perforce Finds 19% Reporting 6+ Hour Increase Per Work Week

MINNEAPOLIS, October 8, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the findings of their COVID-19 Developer Impact Survey.

The survey, conducted by JRebel by Perforce, measured the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on development teams, including productivity, hours worked, and changes to staffing.

The survey found 91% of developers working remotely, and 58% reporting an increase in hours worked per week.

Companies were also affected, with 55% reporting a decrease in hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic, and nearly 33% reporting a decrease in staffed contractors.

Perforce Software Boosts Git Performance With Release of Helix TeamHub Command-Line Client

MINNEAPOLIS, September 11, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced the release of the Helix TeamHub Command-Line Client (hth-cli). hth-cli is the only command-line tool to enable developers to execute Git commands across repositories and gain speed. 

Perforce Software Unveils the Future of Game Development in New Report

MINNEAPOLIS, August 25, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced today the release of The State of Game Development Report: 2020 & Beyond, which outlines trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of game development.

The game development industry constantly evolves. Like many industries, 70% of game development professionals cite a significant impact of COVID-19 on their industry. Unlike other industries, game development teams are uniquely prepared for the challenges of remote work. Their challenge lies in going from remote teams to remote individuals.

Perforce Java Developer Survey Finds Over 62% of Developers Experiencing Performance Issues in Microservices

MINNEAPOLIS, January 8, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced the results of a global survey of nearly 400 Java development professionals. Key findings show ongoing effects of microservices adoption on Java technology choices, application performance, and developer productivity.

Perforce’s portfolio includes JRebel and XRebel, two Java development tools that help developers to create better applications, faster.

Survey: Medical Device Industry Reveals 75% Satisfaction With Hybrid Development Method, Lowered Confidence in Compliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2019 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, security, and scale along the development lifecycle, released the results of a global survey of medical device professionals today. Key findings suggest ongoing struggles with manual development, a trend-bucking shift toward hybrid development methodologies, and decreased confidence in audit compliance.

For teams that changed development methodologies in the past year, nearly 40% of them adopted a hybrid Agile methodology — moving away from Scrum (pure Agile method) and Stage-Gate, a proprietary Waterfall method.

Perforce Adds Slack Integration in Latest Helix ALM Release

MINNEAPOLIS, August 7, 2018 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced the release of Helix ALM 2018.2 (formerly TestTrack).

Helix ALM is an end-to-end ALM tool used by developers to manage product lifecycles more efficiently. The latest release adds new collaboration capabilities with a Slack integration.

“Our customers want to do as much in Slack as possible,” said Nico Krüger, General Manager (Helix ALM). “This release lets them share and comment on Helix ALM’s development items within Slack.”