[27 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Pride and Paradev

A paradev is defined as “anyone on a software team that doesn’t just do programming.” In his book “Pride and Paradev”, Alister Scott discusses a lot of the trade-off and issues met by software testers in an Agile software development project. As the world is not black or white, he decided to write a collection of contradictory claims about software testing; knowing that the practical implications lie somewhere in between.

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[27 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

DevExpress has announced the immediate availability of TestCafe v15.1, its automated web testing framework. TestCafe provides teams with the tools to start testing any web app against all major browsers that support HTML5. And because TestCafe is OS agnostic, tests can be executed on any hardware – from Windows, Mac and Linux desktops to browsers running on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

[27 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

A paradev is defined as “anyone on a software team that doesn’t just do programming.” In his book “Pride and Paradev”, Alister Scott discusses a lot of the trade-off and issues met by software testers in an Agile software development project. As the world is not black or white, he decided to write a collection of contradictory claims about software testing; knowing that the practical implications lie somewhere in between.

[26 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Selenium tests can quickly grow in size and could become difficult to maintain, unless adhered to DRY principles to the extreme. Geb is an open source browser automation solution that brings together the power of WebDriver, the elegance of jQuery content selection, the robustness of Page Object modelling and the expressiveness of the Groovy language.

[26 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Italian Software Testing Forum is a three-day conference dedicated to Software Testing that takes place in Milan. International experts from the industry and the academia will share experiences, knowledge and ideas about software testing and software quality. The first two days will be dedicated to tutorials and the last day to presentations in Italian.

[21 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Applause has announced a major new addition to its suite of app quality tools and services: Applause Test Automation. With this new offering, Applause customers can now fulfill their entire app testing portfolio with the app quality company , from manual to automated testing for web, mobile and wearable apps.

[21 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

BlazeMeter has announced a new Test Automation Platform for DevOps. These new capabilities such as KPI Trends, Organizations and Projects, On-Premise Load Generator and Single Sign-On address the performance testing needs of organizations that are aligned with the DevOps culture.

[21 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

ANZTB Test Advancing Testing Expertise Conference is a single day event that takes place every year in Australia or New Zealand.  It features international and local software testing experts sharing their experience and thoughts on current software testing topics.

[19 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

The user interface (UI) is an important part of the functionality of Android mobile apps, so you should be able to perform extensive UI tests. Google’s Mona El Mahdy has published has published on the Google Software Testing blog a post that presents four strategies to test Android UI, aiming to create UI tests that are both fast, reliable and easy to debug.

[18 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

expoQA is a three-day conference focused on software testing and quality assurance that will take place in Madrid, Spain. The first day will propose tutorials and presentations will be performed the two following days. Presentation will be in Spanish and English.

[12 May 2015 | One Comment | ]

So your team has made the transition to agile and your work is broken down into user stories. It makes perfect sense to break work down into smaller chunks, but now you’re running into problems with estimation and communication. Your team is delivering value but it’s been discovered that user stories are thrashing through the analysis, development and QA processes. What is going on here? Come a software development process with a deceiving name: Behavior Driven Development.