This newsletter highlights: • The testing conferences in October. • The latest news and headlines of software testing industry during the last week. • Software testing knowledge and best practices shared by the industry experts.


Industry News



Next Generation Testing Singapore, Singapore, 30 October 2014 –

Next Generation Testing Conference in Singapore is an event with software testing thought leaders and great presentation covering emerging technologies like, Big Data Testing or Cloud Testing. In the agenda of Next Generation Testing Singapore you can find topics like “Testing Compliance Against Accessibility Guidelines”, “Mobile Test Automation Pick the Right Tool”, “Agile Testing – Test Automation and Continuous Delivery”, “What CIO Expects From Quality and Testing Team”.

New SmartBear Software Release Focuses on Mobile Testing

SmartBear Software has announced new versions of QAComplete and TestComplete to help organizations accelerate application delivery time and product quality by improving collaboration across software testing groups. In this release, SmartBear has also enhanced its mobile and desktop testing capabilities by providing support for PhoneGap, iOS 8 and Chromium Embedded Framework, among many frameworks.

Electric Cloud Launches to Bring Continuous Delivery to Mobile Apps –

Electric Cloud has announced it has publicly launched to bring Continuous Delivery to native iOS and Android app development. This SaaS offering is based on technology acquired from CiSimple, an AngelPad-backed company and a pioneer in mobile Continuous Delivery. Now available as a free public beta service, simplifies and automates build, test and deployment processes for native iOS and Android apps.

Open Source Android Testing Tools – Software Testing Magazine

This article presents a list of open source Android testing tools. For each tool you will get a small description of its features and pointers to additional resources that discusses the tool more in details.

Mobile Test Automation with Selendroid Methods & Tools

Selendroid is a test automation framework which drives off the UI of Android native and hybrid applications (apps) and the mobile web. Tests are written using the Selenium 2 client API.


Testing Best Practices



Best Software Testing Quotes – Testing Excellence

Here are some of the best interesting quotes on software testing and quality assurance.

Testing Application Security: The Hacker Psyche Exposed: An Interview with Mike Benkovich –

In this interview, Mike Benkovich of Imagine Technologies sits down to talk about his upcoming presentation at STARWEST 2014, the thought process of hackers, his thoughts on the recent security breeches, and gives some tips on how you can better protect your software.

Service Virtualization for Testers –

With service virtualization (SV), technology stands in for the manual efforts of testers or the simulators companies used to write. SV solutions aren’t simple bits of code that stand in for manual testing processes. They’re surprisingly powerful software tools that are self-learning. Jon Spencer explains how they work.

Mobile testing tutorial: Testers transition from Web to mobile apps – Search Software Quality

As enterprises move from Web applications to mobile apps, software testers are building mobile software testing skills on top of their existing Web application skills. Unfortunately, testing mobile applications is a lot different than testing Web apps. There are plenty of articles that help beginners take the first steps in mobile testing. This article is intended to give practical advice and actionable steps to testers that are already working with mobile applications.

Effective Debugging – Software Testing Magazine

Debugging is an art. And to be an effective artist, an artist must be intimately familiar with their tools. In this talk, we’ll start gently and finish strong to ensure that there’s something for everyone. We’ll cover when to use a debugger, which debugger to use, and how to use the debugger, and how to quickly configure your debugger for maximum utility.