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VS Code Is The Full Stack IDE For IBM i
In this article, we want to talk about the new features we are exposing in VS Code for users of the application development tooling available from ARCAD Software.
Realizing The Promise Of Cross Platform Development With VS Code
The choice of IDE should not hinder developers as they create applications for the IBM i platform, and moreover, the choice of the VS Code IDE commonly used by developers working on Linux, MacOS, and Windows platforms should not stop them from developing code for the IBM i platform.
Expanding Fields Is A Bigger Pain In The Neck Than You Think
Remember the Y2K problem, when companies had two-digit dates for years in their applications and the millennial turn was coming and they suddenly needed a four-digit date so all the math would work out right comparing the present, future, and past?
Value Stream Management (VSM): Bringing Lean Manufacturing Techniques To IBM i Development
With the evolution of DevOps it is only natural that an important aspect of lean manufacturing, called value stream management (VSM), is being brought to bear in software development in general and now, starting with some new features being added to ARCAD V13.2, for IBM i shops in particular.
Arcad Software: Git DevOps Going on IBM I
With open source technology revolutionizing how DevOps systems work, many businesses running on IBM i find themselves at a crossroads if they want to stay competitive: rebuild their entire codebase from scratch, or modernize their existing application.
Arcad Software Explains How to Manage Test Data for Better Testing on IBM i
ARCAD software has developed powerful automation tools, such as its i Unit and Verifier that can greatly automate and improve both your unit testing and functional test processes.
IBM i – A legacy of open source
IBM’s legacy in the open world has been well-documented, from their work with Linux, Apache, and Eclipse in the early years of open source to more current work across all layers of the cloud stack, application development, blockchain, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and machine learning...
Git on IBM i: How To Succeed
One of the main challenges in integrating Git into IBM i is is the ‘technology gap’ between Git and the antiquated change management systems still in use on the platform. To appreciate this statement, we need to take a look back at the recent history of the IBM i itself, and ask ourselves ‘why Git?’
According to ARCAD software the future of IBM i depends on open-source tools
The IBM i (aka iSeries, AS/400) platform has been embedded in the framework of tens of thousands of organizations for over 30 years, creating the systematic bedrock for businesses who rely on the security, dependability and low administration overhead that characterizes the platform.
Unit Testing Automation Hits Shift Left Instead of Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cash
There is an alternative to a big-bang transformation, a progressive path to a fully automated and modern development toolchain, yielding incremental returns. Start with unit testing automation.
It’s Time For An Application Healthcheck
IBM i applications have the same issues as people, as does all software running on any platform – although software is a bit different in that it can be replaced, renewed, rewritten, refurbished or simply left to rot in its swamp of technical debt.
ARCAD releases Azure DevOps integration for all-in-one CI/CD automation on IBM i
New ARCAD for DevOps release enables rapid automation of IBM i application build and deploy within any existing Azure DevOps toolstack.
The New Economy Presents New Opportunities For IBM i
Economic downturns don’t cause technology shifts, but they do have a habit of accelerating them. The evolution of any technology follows its own path, as inventors and engineers try to meet customer wants and needs, and this transformation is fairly straightforward when the economy is robust and people feel they can invest time and money in something.
DROPS ‘release plans’ reduce risk in multi-technology, multi-cloud application deployment
New DROPS release secures large-scale application deployments, coordinating the release of both legacy and modern code in an automated workflow.
ARCAD Software seals partnership with HCL Software DevOps to Deliver Full-stack DevOps for IBM i (aka iSeries, AS/400)
ARCAD Software announces it has partnered with HCL Software DevOps to offer a full stack, enterprise-grade DevOps solution combining an end-to-end CI/CT/CD pipeline for IBM i (aka iSeries, AS/400) with best-in-class value stream management and test automation capabilities.
Creating Web Services APIs Can Be Easy On IBM i
ARCAD created ARCAD API, a solution which takes heritage applications using the 5250 green screen protocol and allows portions of code to be accessed, wrapped up, and turned into a Web service that can be called like any other API by programming languages old and new.
Jenkins Gets Closer IBM i Hooks, Courtesy Of ARCAD
For some time, IBM i shops have been behind the curve when it comes to using modern DevOps and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) technologies and techniques.
ARCAD automates end-to-end CloudBees CI/CD Pipeline for RPG/COBOL on IBM i
ARCAD Software today announced the end-to-end integration of its CI/CD stack for RPG and COBOL application development within CloudBees CI (Core), continuous software delivery system based on Jenkins.
ARCAD Hooks Cross-Reference Tool into LPEX Editor
IBM i developers won’t have to leave the comfort of RDi and the LPEX editor to engage in application cross-referencing tasks, thanks to the recent integration between the ARCAD Observer cross-referencing software with LPEX.
ARCAD Generates APIs From 5250 Screens
ARCAD Software’s latest offering, ARCAD API, takes much of the pain and complexity out of the API generation process.
ARCAD Observer LPEX integration brings new levels of development speed & accuracy to IBM i
ARCAD Software today announced the V12 TR1 release of ARCAD Observer, introducing a powerful application-wide IBM i cross-referencing capability into the LPEX editor in RDi.
ARCAD Software launches ARCAD API, Web service generation solution for IBM i
ARCAD Software today announced the launch of ARCAD API, for auto- generation of RESTful Web services directly from any native IBM i 5250 application interface.
Unit Testing Gets A Boost With ARCAD
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” The famous management consultant Peter Drucker said those words to relate his philosophy on achieving business success. He didn’t know it at the time, but they would also apply to software development, including the testing of software, which is an area that ARCAD Software knows a thing or two about.
New ARCAD Software release prioritizes “Unit Test” automation for IBM i
ARCAD iUnit was originally launched in 2018 to complement ARCAD’s functional test automation solution ARCAD Verifier. ARCAD iUnit allows procedures, functions and service programs on IBM i to be tested individually, defining test “success” or “failure” in terms of assertions on resulting parameter values.
The Gamification Of Good Coding Practices
There are many things that are important about creating good code, but perhaps the most important is the idea that there are good coding practices and that everyone coding, no matter what the programming language and no matter what the type of application they are creating, should adhere to some standards of quality.
The All-Knowing, Benevolent Dictator Of Code
Not every software project can have an all-knowing benevolent dictator looking through every line of code, and even all projects could have such a person to oversee the quality of the code, there is no reason to not automate as much of this very important code review job as is possible.
ARCAD Software announces ARCAD iNow for UI modernization on IBM i
New UI modernization tooling completes ARCAD’s integrated offering for Modernization and DevOps on IBM i.
Software Change Management Has To Change With The DevOps Times
It is easier to change a system or a software development stack than it is to change the habits and preferences of people. People are the biggest friction in adopting new technologies – right up until the moment they are not. And then they are easy. So it is with any technology, and the transition from traditional software change management to open source DevOps tools is no different.
ARCAD and Skytap announce global partnership to deliver Application Modernization and DevOps for IBM i in the cloud
ARCAD announced their partnership with Skytap, global cloud provider delivering an industry-first, multi-tenant public cloud offering for IBM i.
ARCAD Software V11 release marries traditional IBM i development with open systems world of Git
ARCAD Software announced key V11 release launching a new graphical process manager for IBM i, continuous test automation and deep integration with Git and Jenkins for synchronized development in both traditional and modern development environments.
Attention Synon Users: You Can Automate Your Move To RPG Free Form And DevOps
Depending on who you ask, there are about 1,000 IBM i shops that used the CA 2E (Synon) CASE tool to create their applications and are still using this tool to maintain those applications. This is not an easy task any more, and there is a much better way.
ARCAD Software joins the HEXATRUST digital trust alliance
ARCAD Software announces today its participation in HEXATRUST, the alliance founded by the French leaders of cloud computing and cybersecurity to promote and build trust in Cloud and Cyber excellence.
One Repository To Rule The Source – And Object – Code
The concept of a single repository for source is not necessarily a new one. When I interviewed with ARCAD back in 2011, I did so at the at the Rational conference called Innovate in Orlando.
ARCAD Software launches “Pay-per-Use” system for DROPS, their flagship Application Release Orchestration (ARO) solution
ARCAD Software, market leader in Enterprise DevOps and Modernization solutions, today announced the launch of a new Pay-per-Use pricing system for DROPS, their flagship Application Release Orchestration solution.
Getting Progressive About Regression Testing
If you want to employ modern software development and testing techniques, you have to move on from simple unit testing by developers and implement regression testing in your quality assurance (QA) organization. This is perhaps the best way to take the risk out of continuous development – something that companies have to embrace if they are to remain competitive.
ARCAD releases new CodeChecker module to guarantee software quality and reduce DevOps risk
ARCAD Software, leading vendor in DevOps and Enterprise Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced the release of a new module in its DevOps suite: ARCAD-CodeChecker, for continuous source code quality analysis.
Transforming The Art Of Code And The Face Of IBM i
ARCAD has been in business for 25 years, and we have done a lot of technical innovation over those years. We started our business with traditional software change management, on the software change management at that time, which is the combination of having a set of tools to manage developer work and then to transfer from development to test to production.
GitHub: How Developers Got to Run the World (sic)
Of the world’s most visited websites this month, GitHub rates 59 and climbing. Not bad considering that GitHub’s appeal is limited to software developers, whereas the other popular sites like Google and Amazon have a planetary audience. Is software becoming as important as the written word?
ARCAD Secures Funding To Fuel Expansion
The financial incentives instigating investors to back companies that create software and provide services to the IBM i community continue to raise eyebrows and elicit surprise among those unfamiliar with the innovation taking place in the so-called legacy netherworld.
Arcad Software, a world leader in Application Lifecycle Management solutions, announces a € 2.5M fundraising from Alto Invest
Created 25 years ago and present in Europe, USA and Asia, Arcad Software is among the top 3 global vendors specializing in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and Enterprise Modernization for IBM i (aka iSeries, AS/400) environments.
ARCAD Software and Meridian Group International form global partnership to launch Release Management as a Service
New agreement allies leading DevOps solutions vendor with global equipment lessor and top provider of IT solutions, services and support.
IBM i Vendor Breaks Into Gartner Magic Quadrant
Finding an IBM i software vendor in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is sort of like finding a four-leaf clover. It doesn’t happen very often and it feels like a lucky day when you do. Last week, ARCAD Software made it into the coveted quad in the Application Release Automation category.
ARCAD Software recognized in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation
Chavanod, France — Oct 24, 2017 – ARCAD Software today announced that it has been recognized in Gartner’s 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation” report for its DROPS solution.
ARCAD’s DevOps technology for IBM i now distributed by IBM as ARCAD Pack for i
Peterborough, NH, 13 September 2017 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in DevOps and Enterprise Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced the inclusion of their DevOps technology within IBM’s product offering, distributed under the name ARCAD Pack for i.
ARCAD Magnifies The i In Its Multi-Platform Array
While RDi development gets some help from one IBM i vendor, another vendor is enhancing its RDi-specific software. ARCAD Software, makers of ARCAD Pack for i, has enhanced its IBM UrbanCode Deploy and improved support for deployment to IBM i.
ARCAD announced its partnership with Apper Systems AB
Stockholm, Sweden, 30 May 2017 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in DevOps and Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced its partnership with Apper Systems AB, to support major expansion of ARCAD operations in the Nordic region.
ARCAD And GitHub Prepare For A Paradigm Shift
One platform. One island. One epic story of survival. That may be over dramatizing the IBM i environment, but it makes a point about the dangers of single-platform thinking in a world that is multi-platform oriented. That thought occurred to me when I first heard that ARCAD Software, an IBM i vendor specializing in application development and DevOps, was partnering with GitHub, a collaboration-oriented software company focused on code sharing and reducing software delivery schedules.
ARCAD Forms Strategic Partnership with GitHub to offer Collaborative Application Development and DevOps on IBM i
Peterborough, NH, 28 April 2017 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in DevOps and Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced a strategic partnership with GitHub, builder of a web-based collaboration platform used by more than 21M software developers, to advance code sharing and reuse on IBM i, and shorten software delivery schedules.
ARCAD strengthens IBM’s modernization portfolio with ARCAD RPG Converter for IBM i and ARCAD Observer for IBM i
Peterborough, NH, 13 April 2017 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Enterprise Modernization and DevOps solutions for IBM i, today announced the inclusion of two key ARCAD modernization solutions within IBM’s Configurator e-config (AAS) ordering system, automating the conversion of RPG source code and the analysis of existing IBM i applications.
IBM announces ARCAD-Observer for IBM i and ARCAD RPG Converter for IBM i
ARCAD RPG Converter for IBM i, V1.1 and ARCAD Observer for IBM i, V1.1 strengthen support for developers of business applications
ARCAD Upgrades DevOps Software For IBM i
For IBM i shops that have been using change management software for years, DevOps looks very familiar. Both improve quality and lower risk. And both make use of a framework and collaborative achievements. The major distinction for DevOps is that the collaboration involves a much wider universe of contributors. It takes into account other IT platforms and blows up the individual siloes by integrating tools and processes. And it further integrates IT and business with incremental improvements and enhancements continuously tested and put into production.
DROPS Software sign strategic DevOps deal in Netherlands: BEESD/Volvo
Annecy, 13th of January 2017 DROPS Software, is a start-up and subsidiary of the ARCAD Software Group, which counts more than 24 years of experience in software Release Management. Our ...
Cross-Platform Development Targets Code Management, by Dan Burger
The IBM i platform has a reputation that is both good and bad. It is powerful, dependable, securable, manageable, but highly proprietary. Being proprietary means the system and the people who support it on ...
ARCAD Software announces support for external SCM tools, Git, SVN and TFS
Peterborough, NH, 3 October 2016 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Enterprise Modernization and DevOps solutions for IBM i, announces October 30th GA release of Version 3.0 of ARCAD-Builder, an ...
ARCAD ‘DROPS’ Deployment Management Into DevOps Pack, by Dan Burger
If you could improve your application and systems software management, what would be the overall effect on your organization be? Greater efficiency and higher productivity come to mind. And the ripple effect touches nearly ...
ARCAD Software expands to Nordics
Stockholm, 10 March 2016 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Enterprise Modernization and DevOps solutions for IBM i, today announced the launch of a new subsidiary, ARCAD Software Nordic. The creation ...
ARCAD Sets Out To Modernize German Midrange
Helping companies modernize is the reason ARCAD Software, the IBM i software vendor, is opening a subsidiary office in Germany.
ARCAD Software expands to Germany
Hamburg, 8 December 2015 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Enterprise Modernization and DevOps solutions for IBM i, today announced the launch of its new subsidiary, ARCAD Software Germany GmbH. ...
ARCAD signs partnership with IBM i leader in Japan, Sanwa Comtec Technology
Peterborough, NH, 9 June 2015 – ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Application Lifecycle Management and Enterprise Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced its appointment of a new distributor Sanwa Comtec Technology, in Japan. Through this ...
IBM developerWorks article “Making IBM i Agile”, by Ray Bernardi
IBM developerWorks article “Making IBM i Agile”, by Ray Bernardi
ARCAD-Deliver for Urbancode brings IBM i deployment technology to the IBM DevOps Offering
IBM‘s midrange computers and the applications they run never seem to get the recognition they deserve when it comes to advanced technologies and methodologies. It’s not exactly stealing intellectual property, but it is dishonest ...
ARCAD Software takes on Database Modernization
If you’ve seen IBM‘s Redbook on modernization for i-centric customers, it’s clear the direction Big Blue recommends includes the DB2 for i database as an integral part of the modernization process. In application-first environments, which dominate ...
ARCAD Software and IBM partnership announces a comprehensive DevOps solution for IBM i
Peterborough, NH – April 14, 2015 – The ARCAD Software and IBM partnership today announced the release of a complete and comprehensive DevOps solution for IBM i, providing accelerated and ...
ARCAD Software expands into the database modernization market
Peterborough, NH – October 24, 2014: ARCAD Software, leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) on IBM Power systems running IBM i, today announced a new suite ...
“The only mistake is to do nothing” – the new Application Modernization Redbook
“The only mistake is to do nothing” – the new Application Modernization Redbook Spring 2014 is a brisk time for IBM i users with new releases of Power hardware and the operating system in ...
Application Lifecycle Management: Some Definitions (and Misconceptions) by Olenka Van Schendel
Integrated Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) provides the ability to innovate while reducing overhead costs, thus improving time to delivery, quality, value, and predictability. The classic definition of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) derives from the notion ...
TechTip: Need a Better Data Area Editor? by Ray Bernardi
The ARCAD 5250 Emulator allows you to start 5250 emulation sessions from within an Eclipse-based IDE.
Free Format RPG: It’s All About the Jobs by Alex Woodie
The upcoming free format enhancements that will debut with IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7 (TR7) are good for the programming language and good for the platform as a whole. But according to IBM i ...
ARCAD Software and BCD announce strategic technology partnership in enterprise modernization
ARCAD Software, a leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) on IBM Power, and Business Computer Design (BCD), a market leader in IBM i and multi-platform application modernization solutions, announced today ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – Old RPG into Modern RPG
There’s a world of difference between old RPG and modern RPG. For one thing, if your code is written in RPG III or an earlier version, almost no one except for veteran RPG programmers can ...
I PRO DEVELOPER – Application Development
IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7 Highlights: Application Development by Tim Rowe Read this article
MC PRESS ONLINE – RPG Free-Format and DB2
What's New in IBM i 7.1 TR7? Today IBM announces IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7. Here are the details: RPG IV Is Free-Form Probably the biggest news in this announcement is the fact that ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – Database Enhancements IBM i 7.1
IBM i Technology Refresh 7 is bound to make some people bark. Any time you mention these three letters–RPG–the ears of the IBM midrange community perk up like a half sleeping dog that notices a ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – BCD Web Development
Native RPG development on the IBM i server was largely tamed long ago by change management and application lifecycle management (ALM) tools. But as IBM i shops extend their RPG investments with new Web-based ...
DV Dialog (in German) Arcad Software und BCD werden Technologiepartner
Zwei Experten in Sachen Software-Entwicklung für das Power System i begründen eine transatlantische Partnerschaft: Die französische Software-Schmiede Arcad verknüpft ihre Tool-Suite Skipper für das Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) mit der Entwicklungsplattformen Websmart ILE bzw. PHP ...
MC PRESS ONLINE – BCD Partnership
ARCAD Software,, a leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) on IBM Power, and Business Computer Design (BCD), a market leader in IBM i and multi-platform application modernization solutions, announced today a strategic ...
MC PRESS ONLINE – 5250 Emulator
Download a free 5250 emulator designed to help you work with IBM i objects within the Eclipse framework.
MC PRESS ONLINE – Enterprise Award
ARCAD Software received the Innovation in Enterprise Modernization Development Award at IBM Innovate 2013. The award recognizes IBM Business Partner solutions delivering an enterprise modernization solution that helps customers extend the value and performance of ...
MC press online – ARCAD Software Announces Oracle JD Edwards A9.3 Compatibility
ARCAD Software, leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) on IBM Power, today announced the compatibility of Version 9.2 of its solutions with Oracle JD Edwards World A9.3. With the latest ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – JDE World
JD Edwards World shops that make a lot of customizations and modifications to their ERP environments may be interested in knowing that ARCAD Software just announced that its application lifecycle management (ALM) tool is ...
IBM Systems Magazine – Agility Matters
Agility Matter | Simon Webb, RTC, RDP, ARCAD-Rational Power Pack Read this article
MC Press Online | Development Tools / Utilities
IBM Rational Strengths i-Development with ARCAD Software | Development Tools / Utilities Read this article
i Pro Developer – Spring COMMON 2013
Highlights from Spring COMMON 2013 by Tim Rowe in Modern-i-zation
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – Data Editor
ARCAD Software recently rolled out a new piece of freeware that might interest RPG programmers who use Rational Development for Power Systems (RDp). The new product, called Data Area Editor, provides a way for RDp ...
ARCAD Software announces Oracle® JD Edwards A9.3 Compatibility.
ARCAD Software, leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) on IBM Power, today announced the compatibility of Version 9.2 of its solutions with Oracle® JD Edwards World A9.3. Read ...
ARCAD Software Increases Build and Deployment Efficiency at Kenco Management Services.
ARCAD Software Inc, PETERBOROUGH, NH – 2 June, 2013 – ARCAD Software, a leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) for IBM Power Systems running IBM i operating software, is helping Kenco ...
ARCAD Software announces Version 9.5 of their IT Service Management solution ARCAD-Customer – to optimize communications between users and the service desk, and simplify the adoption of ITIL best practices in any organization. Version ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – Unicode
ARCAD Software has achieved Unicode compliance with version 9 of its application lifecycle management (ALM) tools, thereby enabling the French company to address new markets for its IBM i software, particularly China and Japan. ...
MC Press Online | Development Tools / Utilities
Considered the ‘globalization’ version, the V9 is without doubt the most significant release to date. ARCAD Software, vendor of software change management and application modernization solutions in the IBM i environment and for open ...
MC Press Online – Technology Focus: Can Your Software Apps Pass the Test?
here's pretty much no getting around it: New software applications have to be tested before putting them into general use. However, unless producing software for sale is your primary line of business and you already ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – ALM Testing
ARCAD Software is now shipping version 8.12 of its application lifecycle management (ALM) suite for the IBM i OS. Among the enhancements is the capability of its regression testing product, called Verifier, to test multiple types ...
FOUR HUNDRED STUFF – ALM Integration
ARCAD Software is exposing more of its application lifecycle management (ALM) suite to third-party products, including Microsoft .NET, IBM Rational Team Concert, the popular JIRA bug tracker, and even Rocket Aldon, with version 8.15 of ...
The ARCAD ALM suite is a collection of tools used to aid developers in the development, testing, and roll-out of new and enhanced applications.
The entire ARCAD Software team is pleased to announce the release of version V9 of its software product line. Considered the ‘globalization’ version, the V9 is without doubt the most significant release to date. ...
The entire ARCAD Software team is pleased to announce the release of version 8.15 of its software products. Several of the many enhancements made on the 11 software modules are “major advances.”
ARCAD Software specializes in change management and application modernization solutions for the IBM i environment and open systems. Their products cover all change processes from user requests to testing through multi-platform deployments. ARCAD has ...
Version 8.12 of ARCAD’s Application Lifecycle Management software brings new features across all product lines – including test automation solutions for teams running several types of application user interface.
Major innovations in this new release include enhanced data monitoring in regression testing, offering a multi-platform capture interface, so that application tests can be recorded from green-screen, Web, and client-server interfaces. Read ...
ARCAD Software Achieves ‘Ready for IBM Rational Software’ Validation
ARCAD’s Application Lifecycle Management Software offers a new bridge between the IBM Rational Team Concert and ARCAD’s deployment solution. At the IBM Innovate 2011 conference, ARCAD will receive an honorable mention in the category of ...
Version 8.10 of ARCAD’s ALM Software offers a new bridge between the IBM Rational Team Concert and ARCAD’s deployment solution and signals a new era in the overall ARCAD offering with a profound reorganization ...
ARCAD Updates Application Lifecycle Management Software
Arcad has announced the release of version 8.12 of its ARCAD application lifecycle management suite. In this version the ARCAD-Verifier regression-test solution has been designed to maximize the scope and range of tests. Read this ...
V8.10 of ARCAD’s ALM Software Offers Bridge with IBM Rational Team Concert
New version challenges conventional approaches to ALM, realigns ARCAD’s product range by function group, and extends target market, company says. ARCAD Software, which develops solutions that manage change and modernize business applications in the IBM ...
ARCAD’s ALM Software Bridges its Deployment Solution with IBM Rational Team Concert
ARCAD has announced the availability of version 8.10 of its application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions. ARCAD's integrated ALM solutions cover the software change process from user request management to multiplatform deployment, configuration/release management, and test ...
ARCAD Reorganizes Product Suite, Hooks Into Rational Team Concert
ARCAD has been moving toward more openness and platform support with its suite of tools for a while. In recent years, the company has moved beyond its original IBM i marketplace to deliver application lifecycle ...
ARCAD Opens ALM Suite a Little More
Companies that use ARCAD Software‘s suite of application lifecycle management (ALM) tools are now able to mange the release and deployment of applications on open systems platforms, such as Windows, Unix, and Linux, as well ...
Version 8.09 of the ARCAD Application Lifecycle Management or SCM solution offers an overall approach to automating application lifecycles, with effective advances in the deployment phases of Open Systems.
The most recent technological innovations in ARCAD version 8.09 open up new prospects for managing multi-platform deployments and distribution to Open Systems sites, while extending the integration of CASE tools within the ARCAD product ...
ITIL Best Practices: Put Quality of Service at the Center of Your IS
Companies interested in improving their IT department's effectiveness recognize ITIL's contribution in optimizing IT processes and thereby providing better service for their users. Editor's note: This article is an extraction from the free white paper ...
Focus on Data Management with App Modernization Projects
Companies getting into application modernization projects have their hands full. That’s not necessarily because the modernization project is a nightmare for IBM i shops. Nearly 100 percent of IT departments are struggling to keep up ...
Build and Deploy across multiple platforms
In today's enterprise environment, very few companies have the luxury of having a single platform to support. This means multiple development tools supporting multiple applications on multiple platforms. You may even be supporting ‘separate but ...
Modest Attendance at COMMON Belies Underlying Energy
Vendors continue to develop modernization solutions to enhance IBM i legacy code. Read this article
ARCAD Moves Open Systems Initiative Forward with Application Lifecycle Management Software
ARCAD Software CEO and Chairman Philippe Magne has been talking for more than a year about the importance of open systems and open software. Although indisputably IBM i oriented, Magne’s business compass is pointing the ...
Version 8.08 of ARCAD's ALM Software Brings Additional Open Systems Enhancements. Latest technical innovations offer new options for managing changes to software, critical data, and LANSA components, interacting with external apps, and more. Read ...
Vendors Without Borders
If you travel to the Netherlands or Bermuda, you might hear about international connections involving LANSA and ARCAD Software. A student career website bears LANSA's mark, and ARCAD has opened a new European office. Read ...
ARCAD Looks to Aid Application Modernization Projects with Updated Software
ARCAD's president and CEO Philippe Magne points to two critical factors that modernization projects need to address.The first is control over the knowledge of existing applications. The second is control over the change process. Certainly ...
ARCAD Announces Tool for Reducing Update Downtime
New tool helps reduce downtime associated with data file updates for 24/7 business applications. Read this article
Singapore or Bust
The change management vendor has opened an office in bustling Singapore.... "We are shaking the market." Read this article
ARCAD Opens New Office in Singapore
ARCAD, aka "The Kilt People," has opened a new office in Singapore.... Recently, the company has moved aggressively to fill the void for change management tools. ARCAD Software, aka “The Kilt People,” last week announced ...
Solution Spotlight: Chaining Software Changes
ARCAD-Skipper unites and automates updates, changes, and other daily tasks. Read this article
Best Practices for Selecting Application Development Tools
ARCAD Software‘s president and CEO Philippe Magne points to two critical factors that modernization projects need to address. The first is control over the knowledge of existing applications. The second is control over the change ...
Extending RDi Using Plugins
Plugins open up a whole world of opportunity to make RDi programmers more productive. Read this article
Managing SQL is Easy with Change Management Tools
There's no reason not to forge ahead with new techniques such as SQL as long as you have the right tools in place. Structured Query Language (SQL) is a keyword-oriented language, which makes it easy ...
Philippe Magne innovates in rocket science, music, and software development. Read this article
ARCAD Goes Dutch with New Office
New Dutch office will provide a staging ground for the French company to target new System i customers in the region... System i change management vendor ARCAD Software recently announced it has opened a new ...
Version 8.07 of ARCAD’s ALM Software Available Now
ARCAD significantly enhances test automation capabilities; announces new interfaces and V6R1 compatibility. Read
Application Lifecycle Management Software Leader Announces ARCAD-Skipper WAP
New product offering enables updates of large data files while active and significantly reduces downtime. Read
ARCAD Names New Reseller For Germany and Austria
Reseller EMYDIS announces successful sale of ARCAD products to rotary engine manufacturer Aerzener Maschinenfabrik. Read
ARCAD Software Opens New Office in Singapore
Software developer selects Singapore as a regional hub for its Asia-Pacific expansion. Read
ARCAD Software Opens Netherlands Office
ARCAD Software BV will focus on the company's strategic clients, multinational businesses, and change management upgrades. Read
ARCAD Software Recognized for Innovation
Oséo Anvar, The French Agency for Innovation, names ARCAD an “Innovative Company” and awards support for future software development. Read
ARCAD Software Announces a 26 Percent Increase in Sales Revenue for 2006
Company consolidates its position in banking and insurance sectors; additional U.S. expansion and revenue growth projected in 2007. Read
ARCAD Software Launches V8.06
ARCAD Software solution is now totally integrated with Eclipse to facilitate running System i applications in the Java J2EE environment or with SOA architectures. Read
ARCAD Software Moves U.S. Headquarters to Peterborough
Software developer selects Peterborough, NH, to expand operations; cites pool of qualified employees and quality of life. Read
ARCAD Software Offers Powerful New Options for Multiplatform Development
ARCAD brings Microsoft Visual Studio developers under change management, and streamlines multi-platform "transfers to production" with Apache ANT. Read
ARCAD Positions for Growth in Change Management
With the latest launch of the ARCAD suite and an expansion of its office in New Hampshire, ARCAD is gearing up for a sustained push into the U.S. Read this article ...
ARCAD Delivers Free Emulator, Tester for WDSc
The up-and-coming provider of programmers' tools for the System i platform, recently announced that it's giving away a 5250 emulator that plugs into IBM's WDSc development environment, and a utility for testing System i objects. ...
Moving to Structured Software Change Management
As your business needs evolve…structured software change management becomes a requirement not only for the IT staff, but for other departments within your company as well.
Selecting Help Desk Software
A good help desk solution not only provides answers to users’ questions, but also helps to manage assets and lifecycle changes. Read this article
Change Management Software Gets Boost from Mighty Ant
ARCAD Software has rolled the multi-platform software management stone closer to its final destination by releasing Version 8.06.06 of its IBM System i-based application lifecycle management suite. For companies doing application development that spans more ...
WDSc and Eclipse: Big Benefits for Developers and Tool Vendors
IBM's development environment, WebSphere Development Studio Client (WDSc) for System i, is dramatically changing development on the platform. It all began in 2001 when IBM put $50 million into the Eclipse development environment and ...