SharePoint is a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft. It integrates Intranet, content management and document management features. Efficient software testing of this platform requires some specific knowledge that will be discussed in this article with hints and tips.
Over the years, Rob Sabourin has drawn important testing lessons from diverse sources including the great detectives, the Simpsons, Hollywood movies, comic book superheroes, and the hospital delivery room. Now Rob scores big with breakaway testing ideas from hockey, Canada’s national sport. Like star hockey players, testers develop skills and continuously adapt and perfect them.
It is often said that “it’s always the baker’s children who have no bread”. In this very interesting article, Ed Glas explains how Microsoft manage the load testing efforts for its Visual Studio Online tool based on a Cloud architecture.
Agile testing and test automation are almost mandatory for projects that demand high quality as well as short release cycles like Scrum. It acts as a safety net in order to protect existing functionality against bugs resulting from unintended side-effects of recent changes. Software developers “in the trenches” often automate their tests but don’t practice strict Test-Driven Development (TDD).