Testing Less Without Sacrificing Quality

December 20, 2016 0

When a new release is available, regression testing plays an important role in checking that changes do not negatively impact other parts of the software. The length of these tests might however conflict with the goal of having shorter release cycle. In their article, Kim Herzig, Michaela Greiler, Jacek Czerwonka and Brendan Murphy present a strategy that accelerates test processes without sacrificing product quality.

API Testing Definition

October 17, 2016 3

API like web services are the foundation of modern approaches for software architectures. In this article, Alexey Grinevich presents the main challenges when testing different API technologies during regression testing. He also discusses which features a tool should provide to perform API testing.

Regression Testing with Diffy

April 21, 2016 0

Your team has just finished a major refactor of a service and all your unit and integration tests pass. Nice work! But you are not done just yet. Now you need to make extra sure that you didn’t break anything and that there are not any lurking bugs that you have not caught yet. It’s time to put Diffy to work.

Testing in Production

April 9, 2015 0

Every day, Netflix has more customers consuming more content on an increasing number of client devices. We’re also constantly innovating to improve our customers’ experience. Testing in such a rapidly changing environment is a huge challenge, and we’ve concluded that running tests in our production environment can often be the most efficient way to validate those changes.

Testing Database Migration: Black Box or White Box?

March 31, 2014 2

Creating an effective data migration testing strategy is critical to reducing risk and delivering a successful migration. This article offers thoughts and recommendations on how to create a more consistent data migration testing methodology using either a black box or a white box approach.

Continuous Functional Regression Testing

December 19, 2013 0

Would you like to run your selenium scripts against multiple browsers and multiple server platforms continuously at night and report status on the web? Today’s software development often means continuous integration and testing using open-source tools such as Selenium.

Using the STAF/STAX Test Automation Framework

October 30, 2013 0

The Software Testing Automation Framework (STAF) is an open source, multi-platform, multi-language framework designed around the idea of reusable components, called services. STAX is an execution engine which can help you thoroughly automate the distribution, execution, and results analysis of your testcases. In this article, Fabio Negrello provides an introduction to the STAF/STAX test automation framework and explains how you can use it to build a framework for the automation of regression testing and continuous integration.

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