When the software quality assurance people and the software developers are member of two different teams, bug discovery and reporting could often be a source of conflict caused by misunderstanding. This article explains how the quality of a bug report’s attachments can help to improve the communication between software testers and developers.
Software Testing Articles: Load Testing, Unit Testing, Functional Testing
The first part of this article presented some of the current challenges of performance testing. It discussed also the data and times pillar of performance testing. This second part covers the resource and cost aspects. The author shares some final thoughts on the future of performance testing.
Faster software delivery through approaches like DevOps or Continuous Delivery impacts software testing practices. This article summarizes the steps that software testing teams can undertake in order to adapt to the fast development process in projects with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Testing in Production: all these modern trends put pressure on the traditional approach to software testing in general and more specifically on the performance testing activity. In this article, V.M.Guruprasath explains issues created by the new context and proposes some possible solutions.
Performing software testing in production is not a taboo anymore in our era of cloud computing and DevOps. This article discusses different types and approaches to do software testing in production and associated contexts, during which one or another kind of functional testing is useful. Also, we will describe in detail about the effective organization of the safe testing of various services in production.
Different people from the software testing field can have completely opposing opinions about the process of test automation. Sometimes it happens that after a while, the initial expectations and hopes of this substantially costly investment are not justified at all. In simple words, test automation does not bring the expected profits. In this article, we will try to understand why such situations happen and how to avoid the most common mistakes.
The software development trend that shifts the target platform from the desktop to web, cloud and mobile applications has fostered the development of load testing services and performance testing tools on the web. It is an obvious option to use web-based load testing tools for applications that can be accessed by web users. This article presents the free offers from commercial web load testing services providers.