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Have you downloaded and used “CompBL”, the freeware that compares ClearCase UCM baselines and streams?

If so, we would like you to answer a poll on its new features.

The two minutes poll is your opportunity to affect its features in next release. Please click on the following link:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=S9UdSZQRrzv3u3eZLjAbbA_3d_3d

(For a brief summary of CompBL – please visit http://gomidjets.com/compbl.html )

If you know about more users of “CompBL”, inside your company or outside, please pass the poll forward to them.

Thanks!

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Two weeks ago, my article about this issue was published  in “CM Crossroads”, the leading portal of CM world.

Here is a brief – you can read the whole article in the portal.

In Turbulent economic times such as the recent days, it is reasonable to assume that while some things will be reduced or cut, (e.g. human resources and budgets), others (e.g. documentation) will be maintained or even increased. So, what can we do to create effective and accurate CM Plans?

Read more…

I’m pleased to inform you about the following ClearCase add-ons which have been developed by me and GoMidjets:

ClearCheck Easily check the integrity of your ClearCase database.

ClearEnv Centralized management of environments and methodologies over ClearCase UCM.

CompBL – Compares ClearCase UCM baselines easily.

For download and further details, please press here:  GoMidjets

Versions 7.1 have been released two days ago. Both products seem to have new major features:

ClearCase:

  • ClearCase MultiSite Global Monitor – monitoring vital server processes
  • New features of CCRC (ClearCase Remote Client)
  • A new Java API suitable for infrastructure support or third-party development

ClearQuest:

  • New command line interface (CLI)
  • New features of ClearQuest designer
  • Out-of-the-box ALM schema

I will try out these versions soon and write my thoughts here.

I also hope that the new Java API does not throw the old CAL for .NET away (IBMers – if you know anything about it, please let me know)

More information is available: ClearCase ClearQuest

28 Nov Update: Michael Manning, ClearCase Product Manager, told me the following: “You can still use all the interfaces we’ve used till now but in the future we’ll only be updating and supporting the CM API.

CompBL is a freeware utility which enables you to easily compare two ClearCase UCM baselines.

Updates of v1.1.1 are:

  • Updating the utility is much easier
  • A few minor bugs are fixed due to comments by users.

Take it from here, or just view all key features here .

I’m just doing a little poll for one of my new add-on for ClearCase.I would like to know how many “in production” (real) VOBs do you have in your organization.

I would appreciate your honest answer.

Thanks!

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Since CompBL can compare ClearCase UCM baselines on UNIX and Linux just in case you have Windows-UNIX or Windows-Linux cross-platform environments, I would like to know if you’d like to compare baselines if your environments are pure UNIX or Linux.

I would appreciate your honest answer.

Thanks!

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