Software Development

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.

Connected Content: Rethinking The Role Of Websites

It’s easy to see why social media has become the ‘front of house’ for small businesses in recent years – almost literally in the case of many independent restaurants and cafés.

Free, fast and convenient, these channels offer a multitude of functions for businesses, enabling staff to share information and content and respond to enquiries on the go.

Similarly, customers naturally gravitate towards social media because they don’t need to type in a web address, create an account or fill in a form but simply use an app already on their phone. They don’t have to contend with laggy or difficult-to-navigate websites either.

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.  

Annual Zend PHP Landscape Report Reveals Major Shift Toward Application Modernization

MINNEAPOLIS, MARCH 8, 2022 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the findings of an annual survey in their 2022 PHP Landscape Report.

The survey, conducted by Zend by Perforce, measures the key trends and technologies in the PHP ecosystem. Among the key findings in the report, 77% of respondents indicate plans for containerization technologies, while another 62% of respondents have plans for orchestration.

Java Developer Survey Reveals Teams Not Realizing Full Promise of Microservices

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2022 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the release of their 10th annual Java landscape survey — the 2022 Java Developer Productivity Report.

The report details the top Java development tools, technologies, and trends shaping the Java ecosystem — and tracks the impact of these emerging trends on overall developer productivity.

The Online Accessibility Pandemic

It’s becoming increasingly clear that online retailers are losing out on billions of dollars in revenue because their websites don’t meet the needs of disabled shoppers. Unsurprisingly, more than two-thirds of disabled online customers click away from sites they find difficult to use, despite the total spending power of this market in the UK hitting £17.1bn [$23.3 billion USD].

This isn’t something that will just automatically improve as technology advances. In fact, the problem has become worse in recent years, as businesses shift to digital it exacerbates the difficulties that many people have.

App Development - Web Apps, Hybrids And Native Apps In Detail

When we talk about apps, we generally speak of application programs for mobile devices. These offer the user a certain added value and thus support him in a wide variety of areas. There are apps that makes it easier to complete certain tasks. This shows that users mostly differentiate according to the app function and category. The variety of areas is extremely high, which means that almost all user needs are met. The spectrum of apps ranges from games to entertainment and communication applications.

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 Fall 2020 Test Coverage Index

MINNEAPOLIS, November 10, 2020Perfecto by Perforce, market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application testing solutions, today announced the release of its Fall 2020 Test Coverage Index, a biannual publication which analyzes emerging trends in web and mobile app testing, outlines mobile device, browser, and OS releases, and provides device usage data from around the world.

With fifteen years of industry-leading expertise in mobile app testing, Perfecto is proud to introduce this latest installment of the Test Coverage Index, its fourteenth edition.