Blogs

This newsletter headline: - The testing conferences in April. - 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

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CukeUp! London, UK, April 14-15 2016 – Software Testing Magazine

CukeUp! London is a two-day conference for the members of the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community that practice Agile testing. It covers all the flavors of BDD like Cucumber-Ruby, JVM, JavaScript, Behat for PHP, SpecFlow for .NET, etc.

Test Leadership Congress, New York, USA, April 25-28 2016 – Software Testing Magazine

The Test Leadership Congress is a-four day software testing event that takes place in New York, packed with presentations and workshops. This conference is targeted to everyone who leads and manages software testing or testers, whether your title does include “QA” /”Test” or not. The Test Leadership Congress provides years of practice, experience, innovation and thought leadership on stage.

New Software Developement Methodology : Agile Scrum – uTest

Agile methods or Agile processes generally promote a disciplined project management process that encourages frequent inspection and adaptation, a leadership philosophy that encourages teamwork, self-organization and accountability, a set of engineering best practices intended to allow for rapid delivery of high-quality software, and a business approach that aligns development with customer needs and company goals.

Open Source JavaScript Code Analysis – Software Testing Magazine

The quality of the JavaScript code is often verified with the traditional activities of unit and functional testing. There are however tools that allow to check code before its execution to assess its quality and its adherence to coding standards using a process called static code analysis. This article presents a list of open source tools to perform static code analysis on JavaScript.

Concise UI Tests in Java with Selenide – Software Testing Magazine

Automated testing is a must nowadays. Nevertheless developers often skip writing automated UI tests because it’s tricky and boring. But now we have a simple and powerful tool that makes writing UI tests really effective. You can do this with Selenide.

Conformiq Launches Transformer Testing Tool – Software Testing Magazine

Conformiq has launched Conformiq Transformer, which helps automate software testing across all markets by transforming tests for execution. The new offering extends the Conformiq 360 Test Automation solution for complex system testing at the speed of development.

Testing Best Practices

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Test Automation in the Cloud Using Selenium – Software Test Academy

Selenium Server can be setup on our local computer or we can use cloud grid system providers such asSauceLabs, Browserstack or TestingBot, etc. This kind of companies provides extensive grid on their servers. You can find all OS and all browser versions. In this post, I will explain how to test with those services. In order to test on those provider’s servers, we need to go their sites and register for a free plan.

Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) and Beyond – Software Testing Magazine

This video presents BDD techniques applied to a real project with JBehave, Selenium 2, Thucydides and more. Learn how to write better and more maintainable automated acceptance tests, and see how a well-designed set of automated acceptance criteria can also be a powerful documentation and reporting tool. And learn how product owners use BDD and Thucydides to drive, coordinate, and document releases.

How to stress test your Android app with monkey – uTest

Monkey is a program that runs on your device or emulator to stress test your Android applications. While running it is generating pseudo-random user events such as touch, click, rotate, swipe, mute the phone, shutdown wifi and many more, to stress test your app and to see how your app is handling all those inputs.

4 Important Things I Learned in My Journey as a QA Test Manager – Software Testing Help

Being a QA test manager is similar to monitoring the factory floor from the first-floor gallery. The skill set and expectations are quite different from that of a senior tester or a test team lead. Here is a gist of the important things I learned in this journey as a Quality Assurance Manager.