Automated Accessibility Testing for Android Applications

September 28, 2016 0

This talk introduces the core accessibility affordances on the Android platform and illustrate some common developer pitfalls related to accessibility. You’ll learn about the new Android Accessibility Test Framework and its integration into the Espresso and Robolectric testing frameworks. Finally, you’ll learn how easy it is to add automated accessibility checking to your your existing Android project tests.

Free Web Load Testing Tools & Services

September 26, 2016 1

The software development trend that shifts the target platform from the desktop to web, cloud and mobile applications has fostered the development of load testing services on the web. It is an obvious option to use web-based load testing tools for applications that can be accessed by web users. This article presents the free offers from commercial web load testing services providers.

Oblique Testing

September 21, 2016 0

In theory, we can consider software testing as a very rationale approach. You start from unit of code or requirements and then you create the tests that will prove that your software does what it is expected to do… and doesn’t create problems with edge cases. In his book Oblique Testing, Mike Talks propose to add an additional perspective to software testing using the oblique strategies approach.

BlazeMeter Acquired by CA Technologies

September 21, 2016 0

CA Technologies has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BlazeMeter, a provider of load testing services. Founded in 2011, BlazeMeter has offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Palo Alto.

Why Building Record/Playback Testing Tools Is Hard

September 14, 2016 0

Almost every manual QA started with Selenium IDE or at least tried it at some point, and the retention rate is close to 0. This talk depicts the challenges that Test Automation Developers face. We categorize the challenges, name them, and see the skill set required to overcome the difficulties.

Free Katalon Studio Testing Tool Released

September 13, 2016 0

IT services provider KMS Technology has announced the release of Katalon Studio, a free test automation toolset for web and mobile app testing. Katalon Studio revolutionizes the way software testers use Selenium and Appium with a complete test automation framework that allows testers to quickly setup, create, run, report, and maintain their automated tests.

Correcting Load Testing Errors

September 12, 2016 0

You might think that performing load testing is very simple: you create a script and run it against the application. This is however not always the case, as the software under test might generate unique values for each transactions with the web clients. In their two parts articles, Vadim and Max Kleyzit explain how to detect and correct correlations the errors in your load testing scripts.

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