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Sauce Labs Appium Now Can Test Android and Firefox OS Apps

by Abel Avram on  May 14, 2013

Sauce Labs has extended Appium to support automated testing for Android and Firefox OS applications. Support for iOS was introduced earlier this year.

Coverity 2012: How to Get a Low Defect Density

by Abel Avram on  May 07, 2013

This article contains the testimonies of several project leaders detailing the process used to achieve a low Coverity Scan defect density.

IBM is now wearing a Green Hat

by Michael Stal on  Jan 06, 2012 12

On January 4th, IBM announced it is going to acquire the cloud and SOA integration service company Green Hat. Testing is one of the main challenges when developing cloud or SOA based applications. Buying Green Hat IBM hopes to offer more productive testing approaches and other benefits for such types of large scale software systems. Green Hat will be integrated into IBM Rational Solution.

Automated Testing Solutions for Android

by Abel Avram on  Sep 30, 2011 1

There are a number of automated testing frameworks or tools for Android applications, including but not limited to Activity Instrumentation, MonkeyRunner, Robotium, or Robolectric. LessPainful is providing automated tested on real devices as a service.

Gorilla Logic Release FlexMonkey 5, Open Source Testing Tool for Adobe Flex and AIR

by Charles Humble on  Aug 01, 2011

Gorilla Logic have today announced the availability of FlexMonkey 5, their open source automated testing tool for Adobe Flex and AIR.

Software Architecture in the Movies

by Michael Stal on  Jul 31, 2011

Keeping up-to-date with software architecture can be a tough endeavor. Information is normally available within thick books or somewhere hidden in the Web. Another more entertaining way can be to watch clips available at video sites such as YouTube and Vimeo.

Janova and EdgeCase build Testing Tool in seven Months

by Michael Stal on  Jun 25, 2011 1

The experts of the software company EdgeCase have recently assisted the Enterprise Architecture Company Janova from Ohio in building a Web-based, automated testing tool. The tool is provided as a Cloud-based application that enables users to define the test scripts used for Batch Processing in plain English. For its implementation the developers leveraged the programming language Ruby.

Visual Studio vNext Will Bring More Agility and DevOps Integration

by Abel Avram on  May 18, 2011

Microsoft has unveiled at TechEd North America 2011 some of the new features coming in Visual Studio: more Agile tools for project planning and collecting stakeholder feedback, a connector for providing operations feedback to developers, plus architecture diagrams and unit testing for VC++.

TestNG 6 adds Guice and YAML

by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 16, 2011 1

Cedric Beust has announced TestNG 6.0, with Guice and YAML support and including improvements to the Eclipse TestNG plug-in.

Starting Test Automation for a Legacy Project

by Vikas Hazrati on  Jan 25, 2011 1

It is always a herculean task to write automated regression tests for a legacy application. The questions vary from where to start, how much to automate and deciding on the best strategy for automation.

JUnitMax tightens the feedback cycle of software development

by Michael Hunger on  Nov 13, 2010

Kent Beck re-released JUnitMax, a continuous test runner plugin for Eclipse that tightens the feedback loop of programmers aiming for a low risk, high throughput pace of development.

What do you do, Testing or Checking?

by Vikas Hazrati on  Dec 08, 2009 3

Software testing is an empirical investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test. However, this definition does not talk about sapience which brings about a subtle difference between testing and checking. Michael Bolton talked about this difference and the reason why there should be a difference between the two.

Faster Ruby Test Execution With Devver

by Mirko Stocker on  Aug 30, 2009

Devver is a new service that runs your Ruby tests in parallel on their cloud infrastructure. InfoQ talked to Ben Brinckerhoff from Devver to understand how they can speed up your tests.

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