SoftElegance sponsored Ukrainian teams at IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 2014

Ukrainian programmers participated in IEEEXtreme with support of SoftElegance

IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members, supported by an IEEE Student Branch, advised and proctored by an IEEE member, compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems.

Teams from Ukraine participated in this global programming competitions for a first time ever, in total it was registered more than 1700 teams from all around the world. It’s a honor for a guys to be in TOP-100 in a first year of participation. For detailed information and statistic see the total results list.

SoftElegance sponsored two teams who represented Ukraine in IEEEXtreme programming competition. We are really proud about the results of our young talented programmers, as Ukraine is famous as a country with many talented software developers and programmers and its required to invest into education from the very beginning. As more companies would care about the general ecosystem and software development outsourcing market in particular, as better it will be for globe.

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Introducing ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta

ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta released 15 February 2012

Yes, ASP.NET MVC (Model-View-Controller) 4 Beta was released last week. And it’s a great post of Scott Guthrie, VP in the Microsoft Developer Division ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta. There’s no sense to repost all article and features, but here is the most important information for executives.

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The ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta release works with VS 2010 and .NET 4.0. The ASP.NET MVC 4 will also be built-into the upcoming VS11 / .NET 4.5.

ASP.NET MVC 4 includes new support for building mobile web applications and mobile web sites, including new mobile project template. ASP.NET MVC 4 includes support for creating “Web APIs”. More about ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta at official Microsoft’s ASP.NET website.

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Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence — Market Analysis and Technology Forecast through 2016

Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence Forecast till 2016 to Growth

Here at SoftElegance we are always deep in our customers industry. Manufacturing is the one of such industry we are keeping in touch. This post is about enterprise manufacturing intelligence, the one of the fastest growing segments of Manufacturing Execution Systems.

Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI), or simply Manufacturing Intelligence (MI), is a term which applies to software used to bring a corporation’s manufacturing-related data together from many sources for the purposes of reporting, analysis, visual summaries, and passing data between enterprise-level and plant-floor systems, according to Wikipedia.

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Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence market experiencing rapid growth. The Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence market is one of the fastest growing segments of the CPM/ MES global automation software and service markets. The market growth is a result of manufacturers need for timely information to support and drive operational decisions.

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Will Silverlight live or die?

What is the future of Microsoft Silverlight? Will HTML5 break Silverlight6?

The latest version of Silverlight is 5, it was released on December 2011. And since those date there are no news about the future of Silverlight. The company saying that’s too early to comment the future. Can Silverlight survive in a world of HTML5?

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“Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET Framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works” says official MS website. So can it live together with HTML5?

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ComputerWorld’s new rules for Enterprise Apps

To be successful enterprise apps must be…

Originally “The new rules for enterprise apps” posted by Minda Zetlin for ComputerWorld. SoftElegance as software development company with major part of enterprise customers attended in the latest trends in enterprise IT world.

“To be successful today, enterprise software must be more user-friendly, get updated more often, and offer users outside your company more transparency than ever before”.

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In this post you’ll find some of most important new rules for enterprise apps and software.

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Introduction to the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP)

How to include the entire software process to enterprise level, not just development process

The Enterprise Unified Process (EUP) is the modified Rational Unified Process for the enterprise need, adopted RUP to software development process at enterprise level. The original source is ‘The Enterprise Unified Process: Extending the Rational Unified Process’ book by Scott W. Ambler, John Nalbone, and Michael J. Vizdos.

Book short description: This book describes the fundamentals of the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP), an extension of the IBM/Rational Unified Process (RUP) that helpsmake it a full IT lifecycle. This is a “how to” guide usingreal-world experiences and examples for the practitioner. Enterprise Unified Process is built onbeing an add-on to the RUP, instead of a detractor.

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Also we introducing you ‘Introduction to the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP)’, the whitepaper summarized the book The Enterprise Unified Process: Extending the Rational Unified Process, published by Prentice Hall PTR, February 2005.

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The advantages of software development outsourcing

If you’re looking to have software written for you that does exactly what you need it to – whether it’s for internal or external-use purposes – it’s vitally important that you consider bringing in external specialists to craft it for you.

If you’re a company that doesn’t normally specialise in software development, but you want to get some branded programs out there for the public or the industry you’re connected to to use, you may not be ideally set up to build that software, and that’s where outsourcing becomes a smart choice.

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Whether you’re designing new phone software to appeal to those browsing handsets on o2.co.uk or you’re a financial advice firm that wants to offer its clients helpful software and digital tools, then an outsourced software developer can add their expertise and insight, while at all times remaining under your command.

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Gartner: Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 3.7 Percent in 2012

Gartner, the research and advisory company says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow in 2012

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.8 trillion in 2012, a 3.7 percent increase from 2011, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. In 2011, worldwide IT spending totaled $3.7 trillion, up 6.9 percent from 2010 levels.

Gartner is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company published it’s forecast “Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 3.7 Percent in 2012“.

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Gartner has revised downward its outlook for 2012 global IT spending from its previous forecast of 4.6 percent growth. All four major technology sectors computing hardware, enterprise software, IT services and telecommunications equipment and services are expected to experience slower spending growth in 2012 than previously forecast, but it still grow comparing to 2011.

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Announcing “Using the Cloud to Enable the Next Generation of Mobile Enterprise Applications” Webinar

Using the Cloud to Enable the Next Generation of Mobile Enterprise Applications

As outsourcing software development company we are attended at Tellago’s Webinar “Using the Cloud to Enable the Next Generation of Mobile Enterprise Applications“. This suppose to be one of the most popular ASP.NET author’s Webinar.

The Webinar is scheduled on Wednesday, January 11, 9:00PM – 10:00PM Kiev time.

“The ability of building mobile applications that surface business capabilities is at the top of the list of most CIOs. However, a true enterprise mobility experience requires capabilities such as AD authentication, secure data sharing, application provisioning, device management, analytics and many others infrastructure elements that will make you mobile applications enterprise ready”, wrote Jesus Rodriguez on his weblog.

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Enterprise mobility is on top of the priority list of most organizations nowadays. However, the dream of the mobile enterprise is permeated with challenges in areas such as identity, device management, application management, and data sharing among many others. In recent years, the evolution of cloud infrastructures has become an ideal vehicle to address most of these challenges and enable the next generation of mobile applications in the enterprise.

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Tbe best from SoftElegance blog in 2011

Top 9 articles from SoftElegance’s blog in 2011

Here is the most popular articles from SoftElegance blog. Introducing you the 9 most readable articles from our blog.

In 2011 we got more than 10 000 pageviews and around 6 000 unique visitors. Thank you for reading us and we will keep inform you about latest news and trends in IT world in 2012.

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#1 Using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control and jQuery calls of ASP.NET AJAX’s PageMethods

This is success story of using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control in enterprise application development. Instead of using standard Synchronous JavaScript call we’ve expanded it to using jQuery.

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