Southern Maryland Give Camp – What a Blast!

I had a great time at Southern Maryland Give Camp, creating an application that’ll make a difference in just a weekend. Taking part in a Give Camp is a great way to remember that you really can create software fast, and there are a lot of 5 pound problems that don’t require 50 pounds of solution.

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Courageous Session on Extensible Software from CodeMash

Before you waltz out and make your software more complicated than it has to be in the name of design patterns, Test Driven Development, or the latest architectural guru’s design ideals think hard about whether it’ll really pay off: For you and your users.

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Upcoming Minor Update: Gibraltar 2.5.2

Gibraltar 2.5.2 will ship in December with minor updates to address defects and usability issues. If you are affected by any of these and need an update immediately, contact support and we’ll send you a download link.

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Gibraltar 2.5.1 Release

Gibraltar 2.5.1 is out with fixes to known issues, some usability improvements, and extensions to the add in API for deep analysis of application metrics.

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VistaDB

Gibraltar Software Acquires VistaDB

Gibraltar Software is the new home of VistaDB, the only fully managed .NET database that’s compatible with SQL Server. This is great news for existing customers of both products, enabling more development and stability for the future.

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Gibraltar 2.5 New Feature Dive – Viewing Sessions

We previously mentioned that one of our key goals for Gibraltar 2.5 was to scale up.  For the session viewer we wanted to handle larger and more complicated sessions.  For example, we have customers that routinely generate sessions with several million log messages and others that are using metrics aggressively and want to chart a…

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