Effective Strategies for Distributed Testing

May 10, 2012 0

Is your team distributed? Is the team split across different time zones? Are you facing challenges in evolving a high quality product? Is your testing phase in sync with the development of the product? This video shares thoughts, experiences and case studies on how to convert the principles for distributed testing into practices. It focuses on the practices of making testing effective on distributed teams by keeping things simple, yet effective.

Unit Testing Javascript with QUnit and Sinon.js

May 9, 2012 0

In this blog post, Rob Stevenson-Leggett gives a detail presentation on how to start some simple Javascript unit tests using QUnit as the test framework and Sinon.js as a mocking framework. QUnit is a JavaScript test suite used by the jQuery project to test its code and plugins but is capable of testing any generic JavaScript code and even capable of testing JavaScript code on the server-side. Sinon.JS is a standalone test spies, stubs and mocks for JavaScript. It has no dependencies and works with any unit testing framework.

Coded UI Tests with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

May 7, 2012 0

This video takes a detailed look at coded UI tests,which can be used to create fully automated UI tests for Microsoft Silverlight, Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and web applications. Learn some techniques for creating robust coded UI tests which can be maintained over time along with your evolving application.

Software Testing Certifications

May 7, 2012 1

Certification is now a mainstream feature of software tester careers. Even if the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) seems to be the main certification body in the software testing world with a representation in more than 70 countries, other software testing organizations offers both a community for sharing knowledge and opportunities to be a certified software tester.

JavaScript Unit Testing with Jasmine

May 3, 2012 0

Unit testing JavaScript applications can seem difficult. Issues arise with JavaScript scope, asynchronous XHR requests, DOM manipulation, and all the different browsers and platforms. Sometimes, JavaScript unit testing seems unreliable, brittle, or take more time and effort than it’s worth. The good news is that dozens of JavaScript test frameworks, libraries, and test runners help solve the problems. These make implementing unit tests for your JavaScript applications quick, reliable, and easy to maintain.

New Features in Visual Studio 11 Beta Unit Testing

May 1, 2012 0

This blog post presents the changes to unit testing made in the new version of Visual Studio. The Test View and Test Results windows have been replaced by the Unit Test Explorer, a new user interface that let developers quickly interact with their tests. Third party test frameworks are supported by a new test meta-runner that coordinates and controls the flow of data between the user interface and the underlying test frameworks. Visual Studio will also provide a true native unit testing framework for C/C++. A new test isolation and stubbing framework for managed .NET code called Visual Studio Fakes has been added. A new feature allows also to tests after each successful build. Some Visual Studio 2010 test features have been removed.

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