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Open Source Bug Tracking Tools

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Bugs, issue, defect, there are many names to define the problems you have with software, either during the development phase or when the application is already in production. Bug tracking tools are an integrated part of a software quality and software testing strategy and there are many open source tools available. share share tweet share 

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Patterns & Anti-Patterns For Effective Feature Flagging

June 2, 2020 0

A feature toggle is a DevOps technique that provides an alternative to maintaining multiple branches in source code, such that a software feature can be tested even before it is completed and ready for release. Feature toggle is used to hide, enable or disable the feature during runtime.

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What Makes Testing Virtual Reality Software Special

April 20, 2020 0

Virtual Reality (VR) can be defined as the use of computer technology to create a simulated environment. This technology has a lot of applications in gaming, architecture or training services with specific devices. This article shares some tips on how to perform software testing on virtual reality software.

Knowledge

  • Achieving Solid Mobile Testing

    March 3, 2020 0
    The mobile scene is growing faster than ever. Applying software testing practices to the diversity and the complexity of the mobile ecosystem is not easy. In this article, Luz Parra presents some good practices to achieve a solid mobile testing. share share tweet share 
  • Quality Code: Software Testing Principles, Practices, and Patterns

    February 4, 2020 0
    There are many books about software testing, but Quality Code is among the best that I have read. It presents a philosophy about software testing that has been mine in my previous life as a software developer: the programmer is the main person responsible for the quality of its code. [...]
  • The Role of Attachments in Bugs Reports

    January 8, 2020 0
    When the software quality assurance people and the software developers are member of two different teams, bug discovery and reporting could often be a source of conflict caused by misunderstanding. This article explains how the quality of a bug report’s attachments can help to improve the communication between software testers [...]
  • Helping Customers Write Tests

    November 28, 2019 1
    Agile approaches aims to improve the collaboration between the development team and the end-users or the Product Owner in Scrum. As far as software testing is concerned, it is however deceptive to believe that this could happen without a strong contribution from software testing experts. share share tweet share 

Tools

  • Open Source Database Testing Tools

    May 4, 2020 5
    Database testing is one of the areas that might have the smaller number of open source tools. The programming languages have many xUnit tools and mocking frameworks, but this is not the case for databases. This article provides a list of open source tools that can be used to perform [...]
  • Commercial and Open Source JMeter Plugins

    March 17, 2020 3
    The Apache JMeter is an open source load testing tool developed by the Apache Foundation that can be used to test performance both on static and dynamic resources. It can be used to simulate a heavy load on a server and also some functional testing. JMeter has an open architecture [...]
  • Cross-Browser Testing Tools

    February 18, 2020 3
    They seem far away the days when software developers could target exactly each pixel on a Windows screen. Today, web applications run on various browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, etc.) on different mobile or desktop devices with specific screen settings. This is why you need to perform cross-browser testing. This [...]
  • Open Source Android Testing Tools

    September 30, 2019 2
    The shift towards mobile platforms is a strong trend currently and Android is the most widely adopted mobile OS with an estimated market share above 80% in 2014. You should naturally test all the apps developed for Android and a large number of open source testing tools and test automation [...]

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  • Shifting Left Your UI Testing

    May 26, 2020 0
    You all know Selenium tests are flaky by nature, slow to run, expensive to maintain and finding the root cause of a failure is not always easy. This presentation shows you how to shift your UI tests left with an [...]
  • Testing Legacy C++ Code with Approval Tests

    May 11, 2020 0
    You have inherited some legacy C++ code: it is valuable, but it doesn’t have tests, and it wasn’t designed to be testable, so you need to start refactoring. But you can’t refactor safely until the code has tests, and you [...]