Shift Left: Testing in the Agile World

November 28, 2016 1

Performing testing in an Agile context require a completely different approach to software testing activities that is often named “Shift Left”. This term emphasize the move of software quality activities to the beginning of the software development life cycle. In this article, Kishan Sundar shares his perspective about the consequences for Scrum teams of shifting left software testing in Agile.

Evaluating Test Cases Quality With Mutation Testing

November 22, 2016 0

How good are your test cases? Maybe they are good, or maybe you need to add some new ones. How to tell? You can measure things like code coverage to check if some parts of your code were not executed. Still, this does not tell you anything about the quality of your assertions and your software testing results. In the extreme case, a test suite with no assertions might still achieve 100% code coverage, although being of questionable value.

Testing Java REST API with Open Source Tools

November 21, 2016 0

Many modern applications are based on a REST API base software architecture and it is important to apply software testing verification to this code. In his article “REST API Test Automation in Java with Open Source Tools”, Vladimir Belorusets provides a good overview on how to test Java REST API with open source tools.

Retrieving Logs in Mobile Apps Testing with Android Studio

November 14, 2016 0

Automated testing is a key success factor when you develop mobile applications. In the Android ecosystem, the free Android Studio tool provides many useful features for apps developers. In this article, Nikolay Belousov explores how you can use Android Studio for software testing and explains how to retrieve logs.

How Deep Are Your Tests?

November 9, 2016 0

This presentation will show you why the testing pyramid need to be very wide. You will understand why this is an absolute necessity if all possible paths through the application should be tested. In other words, let me show you why your tests must be very shallow.

Women in Testing

November 8, 2016 0

Women In Testing is a web site dedicated to the women working in the software testing field. The goal of site is to increase the visibility of women in the software testing field and help them network.

Testing IoT Devices: Key Areas

November 1, 2016 0

Your car, your fridge, your thermostat might share one thing in common: an Internet connection. This new phenomenon is called the Internet of Things or IoT. All these connected hardware are also driven by software that should be subjected to software testing. In this article, Pavel Novik discusses the main challenges of testing IoT devices.