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Architecture & Design Follow 2420 Followers

O11ycon Discusses Benefits and Challenges of Observability

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018

The first o11ycon provides a comprehensive look at the emerging concept of observability in software and systems which allow people to understand if things are working as expected, and to diagnose problems and identify solutions.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Understanding Production with DevOps Archeology

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018

Lee Fox spoke at Continuous Lifecycle London about tools and methods to help make sense of today’s complex systems and infrastructure; he calls it DevOps archeology.

Mobile Follow 175 Followers

Facebook Sonar Is a Visual and Interactive Debugging Tool for Mobile Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jun 12, 2018

Facebook Sonar is an open-source toolset that aims to help developers inspect and understand the structure and behaviour of iOS and Android apps in a visually rich, interactive, and extensible way.

Culture & Methods Follow 801 Followers

Testing Software with Artificial Intelligence

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Advances in computer vision algorithms and the application of modern artificial intelligence (AI) techniques have made writing visual tests practical. With AI in testing, autonomous testing becomes possible. The boring and rote tasks will be delegated to the AI so that the tester can do the thinking.

Culture & Methods Follow 801 Followers

Ron Jeffries Says Developers Should Abandon "Agile"

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 05, 2018 2

Ron Jeffries, author, speaker, one of the creators of Extreme Programming (XP) and a signatory of the Agile Manifesto back in 2001, shared a post on his blog in which he advocates that developers should abandon “Agile”, meaning they should stay away from the “Faux Agile” or “Dark Agile” forms and get closer to the values and principles of the Manifesto.

JavaScript Follow 424 Followers

Microsoft Introduces Edge DevTools Protocol

by Kevin Ball Follow 3 Followers on  May 25, 2018

With the April 30 release of Edge version 17, Microsoft has announced the availability of the Microsoft Edge DevTools Protocol, a set of JSON and JSON-RPC APIs that enable clients to interact with Microsoft Edge tabs. Following the model of the Chrome DevTools Protocol, the Edge DevTools Protocol enables independent developers to build tools that interact with Edge using standard web technologies.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Terratest - an Open Source Go Library for Automated Infrastructure Testing

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  May 13, 2018

Gruntwork open sourced their Go framework Terratest which can be used to write automated tests for testing infrastructure. The library comes with support for Terraform and Packer.

Culture & Methods Follow 801 Followers

Automating Visual Testing with Appraise

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  May 03, 2018

Developing applications where the look and feel is key for success might help to automate visual testing. Appraise, an open source tool on Github licensed under MIT, applies the approach of specification by example to visuals. It helps teams to review and approve changes to web pages using visual inspection.

Architecture & Design Follow 2420 Followers

BDD Tool Cucumber is 10 Years Old: Q&A with its Founder Aslak Hellesøy

by Jan Stenberg Follow 37 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018 2

Cucumber was created as a way to overcome ambiguous requirements and misunderstandings, but if you think Cucumber is a testing tool you are wrong, Aslak Hellesøy, who created Cucumber in 2008, stated a few years ago. In an interview with InfoQ he described his experiences using Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) and Cucumber, and what he thinks about the future for a tool that’s now 10 years old.

Culture & Methods Follow 801 Followers

12th State of Agile Report Published

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Apr 19, 2018

The 2018 State of Agile Report has been published by CollabNet VersionOne. Some of the conclusions from the report are that the need for customer and user satisfaction is increasing, more and more organizations are scaling agile, distributed teams are becoming the norm in agile software development, and many organization have started or plan to start a DevOps initiative in the next 12 months.

Mobile Follow 175 Followers

Google Open Sources Accessibility Test Framework for iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

Google GTXiLib, an accessibility test automation framework for iOS, is now open source under the Apache License. GTXiLib is written in Objective-C and integrate with Xcode unit testing facilities.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Sauce Labs Adds Analytics and Extended Debugging to Continuous Testing Cloud

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

At their recent user conference SauceCon, Sauce Labs introduced new capabilities for its continuous testing cloud including test analytics, featuring a dashboard that analyses test results and exposes common failures by browser and operating system, including Android and iOS.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

How Observability Impacts Testing: Q&A with Amy Phillips at QCon London

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Mar 07, 2018

Observability gives you a picture of the system’s current health and can replace certain types of testing. For low-risk application areas you can rely on observability instead of testing, provided you have continuous delivery that provides fast feedback and allows you to release changes quickly.

Culture & Methods Follow 801 Followers

Pairing for Learning

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

Pairing can be used to learn new topics that you can take back to the workplace, and to make your accomplishments visible and celebrate success together. Learning partners can encourage each other to make bold statements, commit to do something, and gently push each other to make it happen.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Applitools Expands Application Visual Management Capabilities

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

Application Visual Management (AVM) focuses on the monitoring and testing of visual aspects of the application delivery lifecycle. Applitools Eyes Version 10 provides new UI baseline management, team collaboration, expanded third-party tool integrations and improved analytics dashboards.

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