Featured Article
Versions vs. Versioning in the Code Versioning has existed ever since software began. And for a half century, the process of creating binaries has required...

Versioning has existed ever since software began. And for a half century, the process of creating binaries has required the existence of version information. Around the turn of the millennium, as updates, patches, bug fixes, and software upgrades started coming faster and in even greater numbers the habit of placing these version text files inside the code continued without much industry reflection on just how dreadful an idea this really is.

10 Reasons You Don’t Need Continuous Updates

1. You’re always and forever happy with your latest release If your last release was pretty stable, you fixed a bunch of bugs, you have quite a few happy users, well, maybe…
Liquid Software - Hash Versioning

The 7 Deadly Sins of Versioning (Part 2)

In the first of this series of blog posts, we talked about the problems with SemVer. In this post, we move on to Hash Versioning. Hash Versioning We define hash versioning…
Liquid Software

How Liquid Are You?

The Wicked Witch of the West had it wrong. In the land of Oz, she feared getting wet and melting away, but for software development in our world, becoming liquid is…

The Seven Deadly Sins of Versioning – Part 1

SemVer Patch Number Discussing (and defining) versioning is never simple.  It’s a complex issue, not least because of the large number of developers who have been involved in creating solutions for…
ן

Defeating Zero-Day Attacks

Zero-day security threats constitute a critical imperative driving software development towards liquid software (i.e., continuous updates). First, let’s be clear about terminology. When we hear about zero-day vulnerabilities, zero-day exploits, and…

When Vision Becomes Reality

The Birth of a Vision We all like to engage with the people who use our products; whether we’re at customer sites, figuring out solutions for complex cases of advanced usage…
All articles loaded
No more articles to load