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Industry News


PRQA Gears Towards “Securely Connecting the Embedded World” – Professional Tester

PRQA, the leader in the provision of automated static analysis solutions for embedded application development, today announced updates to the QA·C and QA·C++ static analyzers to provide improved security testing for the C and C++ languages.

LDRA Integrates with IBM Rational DOORS – Software Testing Magazine

LDRA has announced that its LDRA tool suite is now integrated with the IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation requirements management tool. DOORS Next Generation equips teams with requirements definition and management capabilities, a work item system for task management and planning, and a reporting system. The LDRA tool suite integration brings software analysis and verification suite into this open collaboration platform supporting IoT application development.

Vector Software Introduces VectorCAST/Probe – Professional Tester

Vector Software, the world’s leading provider of innovative software solutions for embedded software quality, announced today VectorCAST/Probe. VectorCAST/Probe provides a simple way to dynamically instrument an application with blocks of code to enable white box testing, inject faults, and debug hard to repeat race conditions. VectorCAST/Probe supports multiple platforms and is integrated with the full family of VectorCAST tools for unit testing, system testing and integration testing. 

Collaborator Integrates with GitLab – Software Testing Magazine

SmartBear Software has released a new version of Collaborator, the leading peer code and document review tool that helps development, testing and management teams work together to produce high quality code, applications and services.

Testing Best Practices


DevOps: Collaboration with a Purpose Sticky Minds

Development, operations, and QA have long recognized the importance of coexistence, but they've still had weak or unbalanced relationships. DevOps emphasizes collaboration, rejecting the "us versus them" mentality. Every department needs information, feedback, and support from every other department, helping everyone see how they enable each other.

Appium Tutorial for Testing Andoid and iOS Mobile Apps – Software Testing Help

Appium is an open source and cross-platform tool that helps automate Mobile Apps testing – both Android and iOS Apps. Appium supports Native, Mobile and Hybrid Apps. How to Install and Setup Appium on Windows with First Program to Get a Kick Start on Appium.

How to Develop a Test Automation Framework From Scratch? – Testing Excellence

In this step-by-step guide, Amir Ghahrai will describe how to develop a modularized Test Automation Framework from scratch using Java, Selenium, TestNG and Maven.

Protractor Testing Tool for End-to-end Testing of AngularJS Applications – Software Testing Help

The Protractor is an automation testing tool for web applications testing; combining powerful technologies such as Jasmine, Selenium Webdriver, Node.js etc. The Protractor testing tool is an end to end behavior-driven testing framework designed keeping Angular JS applications in mind. It also works with both Angular and non-Angular JS applications equally well.