Blogs

This newsletter highlights: • The testing conferences in May. • 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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Quality Excites, Gliwice, Poland, May 30 2015 – Software Testing Magazine

Quality Excites (QE) is a free one-day conference on software testing and software quality that provides lectures and workshops for professional software testers who want to learn about the newest technologies and the best practices. All the talks are in Polish.

Orasi Expands Software Testing Utilities – Software Testing Magazine

Orasi Software, an Atlanta-based quality assurance software reseller and professional services company, has announced that it is expanding its line of software testing utilities. With the addition of the upcoming OPTIC (Orasi Performance Test Intelligence Connector), Orasi will offer seven products targeted to supporting or enhancing test automation, team communication, reporting and process validation, and other important facets of software development. OPTIC will expand this portfolio by connecting two industry-leading solutions: HP LoadRunner and AppDynamics.

Vector Software Introduces Covered by Analysis Capability Professional Tester

Vector Software, the world’s leading provider of innovative software solutions for robust embedded software quality, announced today the availability of VectorCAST/CBA (Covered By Analysis) which allows users in regulated industries to augment measured coverage with manual analysis to achieve the mandated 100% code coverage.

Learn How to Find Highly Valuable Bugs – uTest

uTest University recently hosted a “How to Find Highly Valuable Bugs” live webinar, led by Test Team Leads (TTLs) Dave D’Amico and Todd Miller. Dave’s experience in software support/system administration and Todd ‘s perspective as a former test manager on the customer side provided some unique insights into the bug hunting and bug reporting process.
 

Testing Best Practices

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7 Deadly Sins of Test Automation – Testing Excellence

Automated Testing is great. You can run hundreds of tests with a click of a button and get a quick feedback on the health of the system. You can find regression issues relatively quickly and stop a serious defect getting shipped into production.

The Ultimate Guide to Start Automation Testing on Your Project – Software Testing Help

Today, we are starting a short but useful series of tutorials on “Getting started with Automation Testing”. In this automation testing tutorials series we will answer all above questions with step by step simple examples.

Types of Automated Tests and Some Misconceptions About Test Automation – Software Testing Help

In this second part of test automation tutorials series, I will briefly describe the types of automated tests and then most importantly I will clear some misconceptions about test automation.

How Collaboration Changes the Way Testers Think – StickyMinds.com

It can be easy for testers to get into the mindset that they are the “Quality Police” solely in charge of when a product gets released. But when you share responsibility, ask questions, and talk to developers, customers, and stakeholders, you can really expand as a tester. Lisa Crispin details how collaboration has helped her grow.

Security Testing Mobile Applications: An Interview with Alan Crouch – StickyMinds.com

In this interview, Alan Crouch, a senior software security specialist with Coveros, discusses the importance of security testing applications on mobile devices, as well as the challenges that come along with working on the many different mobile means available.

Testing Angular Applications – Software Testing Magazine

Ari Lerner believes that testing is a core aspect of development, that they cannot be separated from one another, that they are one in the same. This talk is about Angular, and is specifically about testing the Angular JavaScript framework, but the approaches discussed are universal to front-end applications alike.