Perforce Software Releases Enhanced SCM Integration for Eclipse

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Perforce Software today released an enhanced version of its Perforce Plug-in for Eclipse.

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We've put a lot of effort into extending the functionality of this plug-in and are confident developers will be pleased with the significant performance improvements.

Perforce Software today released an enhanced version of its Perforce Plug-in for Eclipse. The plug-in allows developers who use Eclipse to easily access Perforce SCM's version control features from within the familiar development environment. Perforce SCM versions and manages source code and digital assets for enterprises large and small.

This release introduces features that benefit both project managers and developers. Release managers can create and maintain multiple code lines from within Eclipse with the same convenience and ease they have come to expect from the Perforce Visual Client, P4V. Additionally, new support for Eclipse's Synchronize View enables developers to quickly understand the state of files on their desktop compared to those in the Perforce Depot.

"This release underscores Perforce's continued commitment to the Eclipse community," said Alan Teague, development manager for integrations at Perforce Software. "We've put a lot of effort into extending the functionality of this plug-in and are confident developers will be pleased with the significant performance improvements."

Highlights of the Perforce Plug-in for Eclipse include:

  •     A new preview feature enables users to better create and manage branches. Users can use the new Integrate dialog to view the consequences of an integration prior to check-in.
  •     Users can merge multiple files from within the enhanced Resolve dialog. Multiple automated merge algorithms are available along with an interactive option using Eclipse's built-in graphical merge tool.
  •     New Synchronize View organizes incoming, outgoing and conflicting changes for Perforce managed projects in a single view.
  •     Performance enhancements enable users to continue working uninterrupted when synchronizing large numbers of files from the depot.

Availability & Pricing:
The Perforce Plug-in for Eclipse is available now, at no additional charge, with the latest release of the Perforce Server, and is supported on servers starting from version 2005.2. Interested developers are invited to download and evaluate Perforce free from the Perforce website. This offer includes free technical support during evaluation.

Perforce pricing is all-inclusive; there are no add-on components that require licensing. End-user licenses for the complete solution, including one year of support and maintenance, start at $900 per seat; volume discounts are available.

For additional price and license information, visit http://www.perforce.com.

About the Perforce SCM System:
Perforce, the Fast Software Configuration Management System, is an award-winning tool that versions and manages source code and digital assets for enterprises large and small. Perforce is easy to install, learn and administer; seamlessly handles distributed development; and supports developers across a large number of platforms. Perforce ensures development integrity by grouping multi-file updates into atomic changes, enables concurrent development, and intelligently manages multiple software releases using its Inter-File Branching™ system.

About Perforce Software:
Founded in 1995, Perforce Software Inc. develops, markets and supports Perforce, the Fast Software Configuration Management System. Perforce Software is headquartered in Alameda, Calif., and sells worldwide. The company has international operations in Europe, Japan, and Australia. In addition to application software companies, Perforce customers represent a broad range of industries including game development, electronics, pharmaceutical and financial services.

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Sheri Aguirre
Perforce Software
+1 510.545.5403

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