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Automation in Testing over Test Automation

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Nov 27, 2015

At the Agile Testing Days 2015 Richard Bradshaw explored how using the term “test automation” is restricting teams in exploiting the benefits of automation. InfoQ interviewed Bradshaw about the difference between testing and checking and why they are both important, how automation can support testing, using automation frameworks, and why we should always focus on the testing problem.

Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

Importance of Cultural Shift in Continuous Delivery Model

by Savita Pahuja  Followers on  Sep 29, 2015

Technology leaders are moving towards Continuous Delivery and Agile to accelerate business innovation.This post talks about the importance of cultural shift in successful Continuous Delivery implementation in the organizations.

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XebiaLabs TestView Integrates Multiple Testing Tools

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 25, 2015

XebiaLabs TestView is a test management and analytics tool, integrating the execution, data analysis and visualization of multiple functional and unit testing tools.

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Why BDD Can Save Agile

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 10, 2015 3

Matt Wynne, founder at Cucumber Ltd spoke at QCon London 2015 on how BDD can leverage the benefits of Agile on teams struggling with common patterns like lack of predictability, communication and quality.

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The State of Testing in 2015

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 23, 2015

The state of testing survey 2015 aims to provide insight in the adoption of test techniques and practices, test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. Ongoing developments have impact on testing, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and the adoption of agile where developers and testers collaborate in teams and competencies become more important than roles and titles.

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Designing Systems for Testability

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 22, 2014

Testability must be explicitly designed in the system said Peter Zimmerer from Siemens AG. Test architects should drive testability and collaborate with architects, designers and testers in using good design and engineering practices. At the QA&Test 2014 conference Peter gave a tutorial about design for testability for embedded software systems.

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Sauce Labs Appium Now Can Test Android and Firefox OS Apps

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers 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.

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Coverity 2012: How to Get a Low Defect Density

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers 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.

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IBM is now wearing a Green Hat

by Michael Stal  Followers on  Jan 06, 2012 5

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.

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Automated Testing Solutions for Android

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 30, 2011 2

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.

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

by Charles Humble Follow 367 Followers 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.

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Software Architecture in the Movies

by Michael Stal  Followers 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.

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Janova and EdgeCase build Testing Tool in seven Months

by Michael Stal  Followers 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.

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Visual Studio vNext Will Bring More Agility and DevOps Integration

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers 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++.

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TestNG 6 adds Guice and YAML

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers 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.

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