codeBeamer

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codeBeamer is the ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) solution of Intland Software. codeBeamer ALM solution helps software development teams to manage the entire application lifecycle from requirements to delivery. codeBeamer ALM solution provides software development teams with 5 key modules and a holistic Versioning (baselines) for all artifacts to achieve compliance with traceability.

codeBeamer ALM solution won Jolt Productivity Award in 2005 and 2008; the 2008 DDJ reviewer, Gary Pollice, noted that codeBeamer "stands out among the competition because of its ability to play nicely with other products", based on the availability of plug-ins for IDEs like Eclipse and NetBeans, and integration with Microsoft Word, and that praised the browser-based user interface for its ease of use.[1]

codeBeamer ALM solution is the engine that empowers the free project hosting site JavaForge and the developer portal of VirtueMart.

Main Modules[edit]

The 5 key modules of codeBeamer ALM solution are as follow::

Compared to other SAFe implementations, the five core modules of codeBeamer ALM solution are fully integrated into the Agile Framework.

Supported software development methods[edit]

codeBeamer ALM solution supports Agile software development as well as V-model and its hybrid versions which makes it possible for medical, automotive and defense industries to adapt SAFe at the enterprises level.

Agile Planning and Execution with Kanban[edit]

Agile Planning Board is essential to software development teams to assign items to backlogs and sprints and to move items between sprints by using the drag & drop function. Agile Planning Board provides visibility on the status of the iterations whether using Scrum (development), Kanban, Extreme Programming, Scrumban or some other agile software development framework.

Version control systems[edit]

codeBeamer ALM solution integrates with Subversion, Git, Mercurial, CVS and some other version control systems. It implements the integrator workflow for Git and Mercurial.

Other features[edit]

codeBeamer ALM solution has extensive support for the Mylyn task framework through the codeBeamer Eclipse Studio project.[2]

License[edit]

codeBeamer ALM solution for enterprises is available with perpetual (license with no expiration date), rental and site license options. Users can also choose from “named license” (based on a number-of-users basis) and “floating license” (users can share a limited number of licenses over time). Open source projects can benefit from a fully functional version of codeBeamer ALM solution for free through JavaForge.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • (German) Review in iX Studie 03/2007, Collaboration-Software, pp. 193–215 (toc, pdf toc)

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