Hi all! Soon will be Christmas and New Year Holidays, so we want to take stock of the passing year.
Contract with cybersecurity market leader
This year was one of the most productive for SoftElegance. At the beginning of the year, we signed the contract with Scandinavian cybersecurity market leader. The request was in a multi-level Big Data project architecture, a platform for receiving millions of transactions per second, processing this information and delivering results in a split second. Continue reading “SoftEleganse’s Report 2017”
There was a panic in Riak-lovers squad this summer. Thoughts about the topic and some more facts
As far as we know Riak – it’s distributed NoSQL database. Its main features are open code and freemium monetization model – free access for all of users, but with opportunity to buy useful functions and support.
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.
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.
Despite technology breakthroughs over the years, software development remains costly and error-prone
Today we’ve found interesting study about software development projects statistic. “The data about software development projects is sobering—as it has been for decades. Too many projects still end up way over budget and behind schedule.”
This study covers 10 000 software projects and found that 21% of them had failed, meaning they weren’t completed or were rejected by the customer. About 37% of the projects in the study were deemed successful: They came in on time and within budget, and users accepted the result.
The rest 42% of the projects were found to be challenges: They were late, over budget, not meeting users’ needs, or all of the above. This it new study published at 2011 by Standish Group.
Codename Roslyn project it’s a new type of compiler that will bring the flexibility of dynamic languages to C# and Visual Basic. Roslyn will be released as CTP (Community Technology Preview) by researchers from Microsoft.
Here at SoftElegance we are really interested in such initiative. “This project is about revising what compilers do”… We believe that bringing flexibility of dynamic languages to C# and VB it’s great idea. And idea of “Compiler-as-a-Service” also looks not so bad.
Here is some comments of Anders Hejlsberg about Roslyn project, he said at BUILD…
RussianNY is the leading Russian-American web-portal in New-York. It’s a hybrid of social and business network since 1998 with up to 90 000 registered users. The new testimonial has came to SoftElegance website from Mikhail Dudalenko, V.P., RussianNY.com:
“SoftElegance was brought to the project when it was about to fail. The team of talented developers made a quick turnaround. We were inspired by their efficient, professional manner. In six month we had stable version and six month later the system went live. By partnering with SoftElegance we were able to be on time and on budget.”
We are really proud to collaborate with the RussianNY.com project, to use the latest technologies such as .NET Framework 4.0, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2008, and some additional frameworks and technologies. We are looking forward to keep long-term partnership and to help RussianNY to be the leading ethnic web-portal in the U.S.
There is tremendous market opportunity in building mobile applications, targeting numerous mobile platforms can be complex, costly and frustrating for enterprise. These new Windows Azure Toolkits make it easier, and less expensive, for developers to extend their applications across major computing platforms. Now “Microsoft Releases the Windows Azure Toolkit for Android“.
SoftElegance is fully agree with the idea: “Using the toolkits, developers can use the cloud to accelerate the creation of applications on the major mobile platforms. Companies are taking advantage to create a unified approach to cloud-to-mobile user experience.”
The best “get started” guide is posted by Wade Wegner on his blogpost “Windows Azure Toolkits for Devices – Now With Android!“. Cloud computing provides a significant opportunity for mobile device developers, as it gives you the ability to write applications that target the same services and capabilities regardless of the device platform, he said.