Vector Informatik GmbH, a German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the US company Vector Software Inc. Vector Software specializes in automated embedded software testing in multiple industries. Vector Software’s VectorCAST environment enables software development teams to easily automate complex testing tasks to improve software quality, using Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Change-Based Testing processes to engineer reliable software for accelerated time-to-market release cycles.
Software Testing Industry News: Load Testing, Unit Testing, Functional Testing
Parasoft has announced the worldwide release of Parasoft Virtualize Community Edition. Parasoft’s new Virtualize Community Edition enables software developers and testers to quickly access a comprehensive system test environment on-demand by simulating the behavior of dependent business and IoT applications that are still-evolving or unavailable. The new Community Edition expands the offering to allow individuals, small teams, or enterprises to evaluate service virtualization without cost.
Perfecto has introduced new tools designed for developers and development teams that accelerate the web and mobile app development process through faster debugging and troubleshooting. Powered by Perfecto’s on-demand, cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab, the new tools provide fast feedback to mobile and web developers and development teams. The tools allow developers to obtain real-world feedback early in their development process, identify and fix platform-specific bugs, and streamline continuous integration (CI) within their DevOps delivery pipeline.
Electric Cloud and Dynatrace have announced a partnership enabling organizations to uncover end user, performance and operational cost impacting issues in cloud environments and enterprise software much earlier in the delivery pipeline. The new bi-directional integration enables closed feedback loop between DevOps and Release pipelines and environments in ElectricFlow and Dynatrace.
Kobiton has announced an expansion of its initial beta offering. The mobile device cloud platform empowers mobile developers to build high performing applications faster, offering remote access to a robust lab of real iOS and Android devices to perform manual or automated testing.
Sencha has announced the release of Sencha Test 2.0, a comprehensive unit and end-to-end functional testing solution for Ext JS apps. In addition, Sencha released its Web Application Testing Maturity Model, specifically designed to guide organizations through the evolution from manual to automated testing as they adopt web application testing in their software development lifecycle.
Ascert announces the release of VersaTest Automator version 1.11. This release contains a number of new features. “Once again Ascert have been working on improving VersaTest’s usability.” says Simon Miles, Ascert’s Product Architect for the VersaTest product line. “We continue to expand upon the usability of the product allowing more user platform flexibility and access. We realize that modern development and testing environments can provide interoperability challenges for our users and the latest version of VersaTest has been updated to include an open REST API. We have also taken into consideration the potential use of phones and tablets as a way of monitoring testing environments. So, our existing web user interface has been modified to improve its compatibility with devices such as iPads and iPhones.”