SpecFlow is an open source Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) tool for .NET. SpecFlow uses the official Gherkin parser and supports the .NET framework, Xamarin and Mono. You can use SpecFlow to define, manage and automatically execute human-readable acceptance tests in .NET projects. Writing easily understandable tests is a cornerstone of the BDD paradigm and also helps build up a living documentation of your system. Anton Angelov has created a series of articles dedicated to Specflow that starts with an introduction tutorial.
The software testing vendor Tricentis has announced that it has raised $165 million in Series B financing from Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm.
Software testers are limited by their role. Testers are only allowed to be testers. We need to break the current tester mold and replace it with a new role… the tester. The tester is a much bigger role than it currently is. Its much bigger, it much more valuable, its higher status and its much more fun. So do you want to be a tester? Or would you rather be a tester?
The Software Test Professionals Conference is a software testing event that will give you the opportunity to improve your software testing technique; find the latest tools; discover emerging trends; develop new or improve existing processes; network and gather with other high-level professionals.
Synopsys announced that it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that provides a static analysis tool for detecting coding defects and anomalies in Fortran applications. This acquisition provides Synopsys with additional static analysis technology to extend the capabilities of its Software Integrity Platform and create new business opportunities.
For software developers, the Code Review process has been essential for ages, but they can also be used in software testing when you create test automation code.
Inflectra has announced the release of Rapise 5.0, the latest version of its Rapise test automation platform. Rapise is the most comprehensive and powerful automated testing solution on the market. With its latest version, Rapise offers testers a single platform to test web, mobile and desktop applications as well as web service APIs.