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  • 2017 State of Testing Report

    by Ben Linders on  Apr 07, 2017 1

    The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. This is fourth time that this survey has been done. InfoQ held an interview with the organizers of the State of Testing survey.

  • Enhance Your Testing Skills with Mindset Tools

    by Vivien Ibironke Ibiyemi on  Apr 05, 2017

    Quite a lot of testers often miss out on the mindset necessary for the testing and delivery of quality products. Sometimes it seems that quality consciousness is missing. This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.

  • Hit or Miss: Reusing Selenium Scripts in Random Testing

    by Sasha Reminnyi Pavlo Vedilin on  Mar 11, 2017

    Just like during test execution process using an ‘exploratory’ technique, which is guided by a great deal of solid analytical thinking and a good portion of randomness, we can reuse or automate scripts to achieve similar results. All you need is a well-designed test automation solution and a bit of patience. Read the article to learn how you can use this approach in your testing activities.

The Future of Serverless Compute

Posted by Mike Roberts on  Feb 23, 2017

As Serverless approaches end of early-adopter phase, Mike Roberts puts on prediction goggles on where this movement is going next and what changes are needed from organizations to support it. 2

Dennis Ehle on Visibility into the DevOps Value Chain

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Nov 24, 2016

At the recent Agile 2016 conference, InfoQ spoke to Dennis Ehle about the evolution of DevOps and the importance of having visibility into how value is delivered over the DevOps pipeline.

Using vfsStream to Test File Uploads with Laravel

Posted by Terry Rowland on  Nov 16, 2016

Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult.

How Java Developers Can Use the Wiremock Framework to Simulate HTTP-Based APIs

Posted by Wojciech Bulaty on  Nov 08, 2016

A common development syndrome is repeatedly creating over-the-wire mocks for testing. In this article Wojciech Bulaty covers how Java developers can leverage Wiremock to create robust HTTP(s) mocks. 2

But is it Safe?

Posted by Gary K. Evans on  Oct 31, 2016

While it is rare to hear the question, "Is this software safe?", the safety aspects of software are becoming increasingly important. How can developers improve the safety of the software they develop?

Why and How to Test Logging

Posted by Matthew Skelton Manuel Pais on  Oct 29, 2016

Logging and aggregation are crucial tools for today's complex, distributed systems. They provide rich insights which keep time to recover short. We must therefore make sure we test logging adequately. 1

Standardizing Requirements Descriptions on Scrum Projects for Better Development and Testing Quality

Posted by Elena Belkovskaya on  Sep 24, 2016

Standardizing requirements descriptions on Scrum projects benefit development and testing quality by enablling full coverage, minimizing errors, and facilitating scheduling and requirements changes. 1

Technical Practices as a Hack on Consciousness: Why to Hack Yourself

Posted by Jean Richardson Matthew Plavcan on  Sep 01, 2016

Software developers can raise their consciousness through the use of disciplined technical practices. A knowledgeable developer can influence an ever-increasing portion of the world. 1

Q&A with Diomidis Spinellis on Effective Debugging

Posted by Ben Linders on  Aug 24, 2016

The book Effective Debugging by Diomidis Spinellis describes 66 different approaches for effective debugging of applications and systems.

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