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Industry News

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CloudBees Announces CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise – Software Development Tools

CloudBee has announced the availability of CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise to help enterprises accelerate software delivery and meet the rapidly growing volume of software development. This new offering from CloudBees provides everything needed by modern software organizations to streamline a mature continuous delivery process. It is based on the market-leading Jenkins software and runs on the only architecture purpose-built for modern DevOps teams.

Vector Informatik Buys Vector Software – Software Testing Magazine

Vector Informatik GmbH, a German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the US company Vector Software Inc. Vector Software specializes in automated embedded software testing in multiple industries. Vector Software’s VectorCAST environment enables software development teams to easily automate complex testing tasks to improve software quality, using Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Change-Based Testing processes to engineer reliable software for accelerated time-to-market release cycles.

New Release for Couchbase – Software Development Tools

Couchbase has announced a new release of the Couchbase data platform that powers web, mobile and IoT (Internet of Things) applications for digital businesses. The enhanced product suite now provides easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities and greater development flexibility, and includes Couchbase Server 4.6, Couchbase Sync Gateway 1.4, Couchbase Kafka Connector 3.0 and Couchbase Spark Connector 2.0. 

RationalPlan 4.15 – Microsoft Project 2016 Integration and Projects Dashboard Gets Out of Beta – Software Development Tools

Starting with RationalPlan 4.15 the Projects dashboard for the web client is out of beta, the process of adding resources was simplified and the performance of Timesheet view was improved. Additionally it was added the possibility to read Microsoft Project 2016 files and more.

Testing Best Practices

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Integration of Jenkins with Selenium WebDriver: Step-by-Step TutorialSoftware Testing Help

Jenkins is an open source tool written in Java. It provides continuous delivery and continuous integration service for software development.  It automates your manual task of code deployment process from development box – QA – Stage – Production. The basic functionality of Jenkins is to execute a predefined list of steps on the basis of time and some events. In this article, Software Testing Helpshows step-by-step procedure to use Jenkins with Selenium.

Banking App: Use Mobile Testing to Make It Perfect – Software Testing Magazine

Mobile phones have changed the way many people do banking and led to the creation of many “virtual” banks that provide their services only online. In this case, the mobile app is one the key element for customer contact. In this article, Pavel Novik outlines the main software testing activities to deliver successful mobile banking apps.

4 Steps to Rebuilding a Testing Team: Bringing Stability to ChaosSticky Minds

When you join a new project, sometimes you’re brought on to clean up the mess, rebuild the process, and bring stability to the team. Raj Subramanian has been in this situation several times, and he’s noticed four steps you can immediately follow to reduce disruption and get the project on track. Here’s how you can bring order to team chaos.

Modern Test Management: People First – Software Testing Magazine

Since the publication of Peopleware by Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister in 1987, the importance of people in the success of software development projects could not be underestimated. This is also true in the software testing domain. In this article, Anna Royzman discusses some of the essential skills of modern software testers that managers should nurture and develop.

Manual Testing Tutorials for ALL the Testers: Getting the Basics RightSoftware Testing Help

This article is written by STH team member Mahesh C. He is currently working as Senior Quality Assurance Manager having experience of leading testing front for multiple complex products and components. In the coming manual testing tutorials, we will cover a generic approach for doing Manual Testing, how it will co-exist with Automation and many other important aspects.