Defining Test Automation Metrics

April 29, 2014 0

Tom DeMarco wrote “You can’t control what you cannot measure”.  If test automation has always been actively discussed, the returns of automated tests were usually described in a very general way. There have been so far very few methodologies that can provide you with unbiased assessment of your software testing automation process. This article proposes some of methods to define test automation key performance indicator (KPI).

Qualitative Evaluation of Software Testing

April 28, 2014 0

In this presentation, Michael Bolton explains how he uses interdisciplinary and exploratory methods to make sense of both the products we test and software testing itself. He explains how anthropology, which describes cultures and artifacts, can guide our testing; how investigative journalism can show us how to build a compelling testing story; and how sociology can help us understand how people interact with their tools.

Recognize Professional Software Testers

April 22, 2014 0

What is a professional software tester? In this blog post, Huib Schoots explains that he cannot understand why testers who call themselves professionals know so little about software testing and do not study it. He tries to answer this question and explain the difference between professional testers and testers by profession.

Testing Ember.js JavaScript Applications

April 17, 2014 0

Ember.js is an open-source client-side JavaScript web application framework based on the model-view-controller (MVC) software architectural pattern. It allows developers to create scalable single-page applications by incorporating common idioms and best practices into a framework that provides a rich object model, declarative two-way data binding, computed properties, automatically-updating templates powered by Handlebars.js, and a router for managing application state.

Preparing for Load Testing Best Practices

April 14, 2014 3

It has been put in evidence by some famous recent failures that load testing is an important activity when you release a public web site. This article provides some hints and tips hat will allow you to prepare for successful load tests.  These load testing best practices range from working with the right team to collecting the meaningful metrics.

JavaScript Unit Testing Good Practices

April 10, 2014 0

This talk discusses common pitfalls in writing unreadable, unmaintainable unit tests in JavaScript. Some simple rules can keep you from tearing your hair out in anger three months from now, when things need to change.

Software Testing at Airbnb

April 7, 2014 0

It is always interesting to get an inside view on the software testing approach of software development teams that work on large or popular applications. In this blog post, Lou Kosak discusses some changes in practices to improve software quality at Airbnb.