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Software Testing Industry News: Load Testing, Unit Testing, Functional Testing
The ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) General Assembly has approved the new Acceptance Testing –specialist module syllabus for general release. This Acceptance Testing syllabus is joint effort between ISTQB and IQBBA (International Qualification Board for Business Analysis). This syllabus will facilitate the efficiency of acceptance testing through the joint training of business analysts / product owners and testers.
Tricentis announced that it has acquired TestProject, an Israeli company that has developed a test automation platform built on the tow of the leading open source software testing tools: Selenium and Appium.
At the end of June, SmartBear has announced the acquisition of Cucumber Ltd., the company behind the open source software testing automation framework Cucumber. Cucumber is one of the tool the most adopted by the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) Agile testing community with over 30 million downloads.
Testim, a vendor of AI based software testing solutions, has announced it has closed $10 million in Series B funding to address the global demand for continuous testing. This funding round was led by SignalFire. Meron Capital and existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, NHN Ventures and Spider Capital also participated in the round, bringing the total amount of capital Testim has raised to $19.5 million.
The GenRocket test data generation platform has announced the ability to integrate with all major test automation frameworks and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platforms to enable continuous testing operations in a DevOps approach.
Sauce Labs, the provider of the continuous software testing cloud solution, has announced the acquisition of Screener, a vendor of automated visual testing solutions. The goal is to to include non-functional testing alongside functional testing to deliver a more comprehensive experience to customers.