The 2nd Annual Conference On Software Quality will be held on 25-26 March 2011 in Pune, India. The conference is an independent event on software quality and the place to discuss new developments & tackle issues and hurdles in ensuring software quality.
I recently spoke at the 2nd Free Software Free Society conference at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India. The conference had two tracks, one focused on discussions on the topics like the legality, ethics and relevance of free software while the other on discussions on various free software. I floated around and attended a number of sessions at the event and here are some the key points I noted along the way.
Coverity today announced the release of Coverity Thread Analyzer for Java. The product claims to be the first dynamic analysis tool for multi-threaded applications that automatically detects concurrency defects that can cause data corruption and application failures. Coverity Thread Analyzer can also be used in concert with Coverity Prevent, the static analysis tool, to create a powerful software quality solution that will help developers control the complexity of writing multi-threaded applications.
Experts Debate SOA, RIA, Agile, Quality, Open Source, Work Cultures & IT Education…
Project managers & architects from Cognizant, Infosys, i-flex & Persistent talk to IndicThreads about trends in software development. They discuss the changing nature of enterprise applications as well as the impact of RIA and SOA. They share their thoughts on Agile, project execution models, project irritants and also give their take on the quality of software education. Read the full discussion to gain meaninful insights into the Software Development scenario today.
More than 40 security software technologists and anti-malware testers from around the world recently met in Bilbao, Spain to formalize the charter of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization, or AMTSO. The formation of AMTSO has been driven by industry- wide concern about the increasing mismatch between what anti-malware technologies actually do, and the testing methodologies used to evaluate them. As anti-malware solutions become more complex, many existing tests are unable to evaluate product effectiveness properly, resulting in product reviews that are sometimes incomplete, inaccurate and misleading.